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Immigration Exceptionalism(s), by David S. Rubenstein
Chris Walker - Thursday, February 11, 2016

Donald Trump’s suggestion that we temporarily ban Muslim immigrants from entering the country sent shockwaves through the American psyche. Yet even more shocking, to some, is that Trump’s idea might be constitutional. For more than a century, the Supreme Court has crafted and maintained special doctrines for immigration that depart from mainstream legal norms. If banning Muslim immigrants is constitutional, immigration exceptionalism is the reason why.   Read more...

The Regulatory Coherence Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Making the Link Between Adherence to Good Regulatory Practice Principles and Promoting International Trade and Regulatory Cooperation, by Jeff Weiss
JREG Notice and Comment - Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • In November 2015, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), a free trade agreement that was negotiated by the United States with eleven countries from Asia and the Americas: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. The Agreement was signed by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and his counterparts from the other 11 TPP partners in Auckland, New Zealand, on February 4, 2016. The Administration is working to submit the Agreement to Congress for approval as soon as possible this year. 
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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, January 2016 Edition, by Chris Walker
Chris Walker - Thursday, February 11, 2016

Here is the January 2016 edition of the most-downloaded recent papers (those announced in the last 60 days) from SSRN’s U.S. Administrative Law eJournal, which is edited by Bill Funk. This is when things get a bit more exciting, as many scholars begin posting articles as part of the Spring law review submission cycle.  Read more...

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