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Author: Kristin E. Hickman

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Seventh Annual Administrative Law New Scholarship Roundtable

The University of Minnesota Law School is delighted to host the Seventh Annual Administrative Law New Scholarship Roundtable this week, on June 22 and 23, here in Minneapolis. This rotating workshop has come to play a significant role in supporting administrative law scholarship and a sense of community among administrative law scholars. The works-in-progress that […]

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Data As Antidote to Excessive Rhetoric

*This is the eleventh post in a series on Andrew Rudalevige’s new book, By Executive Order: Bureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power. For other posts in the series, click here. Complaining about the government is a perennial American pastime, but no one sensible thinks our federal government is functioning optimally.  Figuring out why that is, however, […]

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The Limitations of Law and Leviathan, by Kristin E. Hickman

*This is the tenth post in a series on Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule’s new book Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State. For other posts in this series, click here. In Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State, Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule offer what must be described as a fairly rosy account of […]

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Justice Gorsuch and Waiving Chevron

The Supreme Court has denied certiorari in Guedes v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, also known as the bumpstocks case. The D.C. Circuit relied on Chevron deference in upholding the regulations banning bumpstocks. In a statement respecting the denial of certiorari, Justice Gorsuch objected to the D.C. Circuit’s reliance on Chevron deference. One […]

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Justice Thomas, Brand X, and Baldwin

The Internet and academia are abuzz about Justice Thomas’s dissent from the Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Baldwin v. United States. Specifically, Justice Thomas called upon the Supreme Court to reconsider its 2005 decision in National Cable & Telecommunications Ass’n v. Brand X Internet Services. The Court in Brand X held that an administering […]