Category Archives: D.C. Circuit Review

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: The Perfect Opinion

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, May 3, 2019@Aaron_L_Nielson

The D.C. Circuit gets more than its fair share of regulatory cases. But it does not have a monopoly on them. As regular Notice & Comment readers know, the Ninth Circuit also has a sizable “admin law” docket. The same can be said of the Fifth Circuit. And then-Judge Gorsuch decided a number of important […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: An “Admin Law”-ish Week

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Apr. 19, 2019@Aaron_L_Nielson

The D.C. Circuit issued an opinion this week about legislative prayer. This prompts a question: Should I blog about it? I think the opinion is well written. I also think the subject is important. Yet the opinion hardly seems related to administrative law — and this blog is hosted by the Yale Journal on Regulation […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Chevron Waiver

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Apr. 12, 2019@Aaron_L_Nielson

At first blush, it may look like we had a busy week in the D.C. Circuit: But not really. Four of our entries are about amending prior opinions — and the amendments are not earth shattering. In Reid v. Hurwitz, Judge Katsas clarified: “Reid was convicted of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint.” And in […]

D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Lessons from the D.C. Circuit

by Aaron Nielson — Friday, Mar. 22, 2019@Aaron_L_Nielson

Today was a big day for the Yale Journal on Regulation. The Journal hosted a conference on “Regulatory Change & the Trump Administrative State.” I was able to participate on the “Changes in Administrative Law in the Courts” panel. Because the D.C. Circuit was quiet this week,* this post will address some of my remarks. […]