Tag Archives: Constitutional Coup

Pretend Privatization

by Aaron Nielson — Monday, Mar. 5, 2018@Aaron_L_Nielson

Jon Michaels has written an important book — and I say that even though I suspect that he and I disagree about many things! Although the administrative state has value, it also “has its share of problems.” For instance, the federal government sometimes overreaches in “ominous” and even “crushing” ways. Like the Chief Justice, I’m […]

Introduction to Book Symposium: Jon D. Michaels’ Constitutional Coup, by Jeff Pojanowski

by Guest Blogger — Monday, Mar. 5, 2018

This week, the Notice and Comment blog is hosting a web symposium on Jon Michaels’s book, Constitutional Coup: Privatization’s Threat to the American Republic. In the years leading up to this book, Michaels, who is a Professor of Law at UCLA Law School, has written extensively and thoughtfully on administrative law, constitutional structure, and the […]

Bureaucratic Exit and Loyalty under Trump

by Jennifer Nou — Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018@Jennifer_Nou

Donald Trump loves drama. His tweets more often provoke feuds than illuminate policies. To many of its observers, the Trump Presidency is also a nail-biter of a different sort: will the separation-of-powers survive him? Or is a constitutional “crisis” (whatever that means) afoot? All this hand-wringing occurs amidst a multi-front assault on the administrative state. […]