Join an ABA AdLaw Section Committee

by Christopher J. Walker — Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018@chris_j_walker

admin_law_logo_smallI’ve previously given my pitch (here) for why every administrative law practitioner, scholar, and student should join the ABA’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. I’m now seconding Linda Jellum’s recent invitation (reproduced below) for administrative law folks to join an ABA AdLaw Section committee.

I co-chair the adjudication committee with ACUS Vice Chair Matt Wiener, and the committee is a great opportunity to organize events and teleforums around agency adjudication and to interact with others (ALJs, AJs, practitioners, etc.) who are similarly interested in the topic.

Here is Professor Jellum’s invitation:

I am writing to encourage you to become involved with the ABA’s Administrative Law section. We are currently seeking individuals interested in working on and chairing our various committees. The Admin section is one of the ABA sections that truly welcomes law professors as well as non-academics alike. My own involvement with the section has been incredibly rewarding and offered many opportunities throughout my career from writing and speaking opportunities to serving as an expert witness.

Here is a list of our committees (not in alphabetical order). If you have any interest, you can either let me (here) know or send an email to Anne Kiefer (here) above. We’d love to have your interest and enthusiasm.

  • Ad-Hoc Committee on Administrative Law Transition:
  • Adjudication:
  • Annual Award for Outstanding Government Service:
  • Annual Award for Scholarship:
  • Constitutional Law and Separation of Powers:
  • e-Government:
  • Government Information and Right to Privacy:
  • Intergovernmental Relations:
  • Judicial Review & Supreme Court Series:
  • Regulatory Policy:
  • Rulemaking:
  • Education:
  • Energy:
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Regulation:
  • Food and Drug:
  • Gellhorn-Sargentich Law Student Essay Award:
  • Government Personnel:
  • Homeland Security and National Defense:
  • Intellectual Property:
  • International Trade and Customs:
  • Legislation:
  • Legislative Process & Congressional Investigations:
  • Lobbying
  • Securities, Commodities and Exchanges:
  • Publications Committee:
  • Administrative & Regulatory Law News:
  • Administrative Law Review:
  • Notice and Comment Blog:
  • Developments In Administrative Law:
  • Corporate Counsel:
  • Collaborative Governance:
  • Administrative Law Legal History:
  • Small Business Regulation:
  • Amicus:
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation:
  • Banking and Financial Services:
  • Benefits:
  • Beverage Alcohol Practice:
  • Communications:
  • Consumer Products Regulation:
  • Criminal Process:
  • Federal Clean Energy Finance:
  • Health and Human Service:
  • Housing and Urban Development:
  • Immigration and Naturalization:
  • Labor and Employment:
  • Ombuds:
  • Postal Matters:
  • International Law:
  • Veterans Affairs:
  • CLE:
  • Fundraising:
  • General Counsel Advisory Board:
  • Legal Education:
  • Membership and Communications:
  • Nominations:
  • Pro Bono:
  • Technology:


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About Christopher J. Walker

Christopher Walker is a law professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Walker clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and worked on the Civil Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice. His publications have appeared in the California Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among others. Outside the law school, he serves as one of forty Public Members of the Administrative Conference of the United States and as Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He blogs regularly at the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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