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Author: Christopher J. Walker

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ABA AdLaw Section Webinar 7/9 at Noon: Recent Separation of Powers Challenges at the Supreme Court

From the ABA Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice: Register Now!   The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board: Recent Separation of Powers Challenges at the Supreme CourtJuly 9, 2020 | 12 – 1:30 pm   The Supreme Court heard several structural constitutional law challenges this term. These […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, May 2020 Edition

Here is the May 2020 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. Urgent Legal Lessons From a Very Fast Problem: COVID-19 by Eric E. Johnson & Theodore C. Bailey (Stanford Law Review Online forthcoming) The Automated Administrative […]

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July 9th ACUS Webinar: Artificial Intelligence and Administrative Law Doctrines: Challenges and Opportunities

The Administrative Conference of the United States and the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy are pleased to announce the second panel in their virtual symposium on artificial intelligence in federal agencies. This session will take place on Thursday, July 9 from 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm ET. Georgetown Law professor and ACUS […]

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Legislating Away Qualified Immunity in Section 1983

With the Supreme Court denying various cert petitions that asked the Court to reconsider qualified immunity, the ball is definitely now in Congress’s court—where Aaron Nielson and I have argued such reform calls should be directed in light of statutory stare decisis—as well as in that of state legislatures, as we explore in Part IV […]

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Call for Panel Proposals (7/6 deadline): Annual ABA Administrative Law Conference, 11/19-11/20

The ABA Section of Adminstrative Law and Regulatory Practice will be hosting its annual administrative law conference on November 19-20, 2020. This is the AdLaw Section’s signature event, and it attracts hundreds of government officials, scholars, and practitioners with two packed days of panels and programming. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the conference will be […]

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What the DACA Rescission Case Means for Administrative Law: A New Frontier for Chenery I’s Ordinary Remand Rule?

Yesterday the Supreme Court issued its decision in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, which concerns the Trump Administration’s attempt to rescind the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration relief executive action (DACA). In a 5-4 decision, Chief Justice Roberts penned the majority opinion and likely cast the […]

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June 25th Webinar: ACUS Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Federal Agencies

From the Administrative Conference of the United States: The Administrative Conference of the United States is excited to partner with the Institute for Technology Law and Policy at Georgetown University Law Center to host a multi-part, virtual symposium on artificial intelligence in federal agencies. The first session will take place on Thursday, June 25 from […]

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June 30th Webinar: Assessing Ways of Saving Lives During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A conversation with Kip Viscusi

From the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis: Assessing Ways of Saving Lives During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Kip Viscusi Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Webinar June 30, 2020; 10:00am EDT The policy debate over how best to respond to COVID-19 centers around whether the costs of social distancing and other measures are justified in terms […]

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ABA AdLaw Section Webinar: Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch: Current Challenges, 6/11 at Noon

The American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Constitutional Law and Separation of Powers Committee Presents Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch: Current Challenges Thursday June 11, 202012 pm – 1:30 pm Eastern Time Via Zoom Congressional oversight of the executive branch is a constant feature of political life that dates back […]

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Federalist Society Executive Branch Review Panel: Restoring the Legislative Power to Congress

Earlier this week, I participated virtually on a panel on the nondelegation doctrine and Congress’s role in the modern administrative, as part of the Federalist Society’s Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference. Here is the video: And here’s the description of the panel: In Federalist Paper No. 51, James Madison argued that a system of […]