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Author: Christopher J. Walker

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Call for Nominations: The Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law

The American Constitution Society has issued its annual call for nominations (including self-nominations for separate professor and student categories) for its prestigious Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law. As I noted back in June, the 2021 Cudahy awards went to University of Florida Law Professor Andrew Hammond for Litigating Welfare Rights: Medicaid, […]

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Resources for New and Aspiring Administrative Law Scholars

With the ABA Administrative Law Section’s launch event for the ABA Program for Prospective Administrative Law Scholars (PALS) on Wednesday, I’ve been thinking a lot about resources for new and aspiring administrative law scholars. This is an amazing and welcoming field, but entering a new profession or academic field can be intimidating. Over the weekend […]

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, October 2021 Edition

Here is the October 2021 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: Non-Textualism and the Duck Season-Rabbit Season Dramaturgical Dyad: A Very Short Response to Professor Cass Sunstein (And Others) by Lament Hilts The Untapped Potential of […]

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ABA AdLaw Section Virtual Program 11/17, 7PM: Moving from Practice (Back) to Law School

Moving from Practice (Back) to Law School Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:00-8:30 pm (including breakout rooms) Eastern Standard Time Register in Advance via Zoom here. This panel will provide an overview of the process for entering legal teaching, including non-clinical and clinical academic posts, in administrative law and regulatory practice. The panelists will address preparation […]

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The Role of Federal Agencies in Presidential Administration

*This is the fourth 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. Now-Justice Elena Kagan’s influential article Presidential Administration celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. Drawing on her experience working in the Clinton White House, Kagan explored […]

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Free ABA Administrative Law Section Webinar, 10/25: EEO Considerations for Covid-19 and the Federal Workforce

The ABA Administrative Law Section’s Government Personnel Committee Presents EEO Considerations for Covid-19 and the Federal Workforce Monday October 25, 2021 12 pm – 1:30 pm Eastern Time Via Zoom Please join us for a discussion about the latest developments at the EEOC’s guidance concerning EEO issues in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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The Judicial Guardrails for Reviving Rationality

*This is the seventh post in a series on Michael Livermore and Richard Revesz’s new book, Reviving Rationality: Saving Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Sake of the Environment and Our Health. For other posts in the series, click here. When I was invited to review an early draft of Michael Livermore and Ricky Revesz’s book Reviving Rationality a […]

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Introduction to Our Symposium on Livermore and Revesz’s Reviving Rationality

Over the next two weeks, we have the privilege of hosting a symposium here at Notice and Comment on Michael Livermore and Richard Revesz‘s new book Reviving Rationality: Saving Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Sake of the Environment and Our Health (Oxford University Press, 2021). Reviving Rationality is the sequel to Livermore and Revesz’s seminal 2008 […]

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SBCA Online Workshop: Cost-Benefit Analysis for U.S. Regulatory Impact Statements, 10/13-10/14

From the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA): Benefit-cost analysis is used around the world to assess regulatory impacts. This workshop introduces the use of Benefit-Cost Analysis for Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs) in the Federal government. The topics will include issues of identifying the market failure, establishing the correct baseline, choosing the policy options, estimating benefits, […]

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My Jotwell Review of Bremer on APA Adjudication

Earlier this week over at Jotwell, I reviewed Emily Bremer‘s terrific new article The Rediscovered Stages of Agency Adjudication, which is forthcoming in the Washington University Law Review. Here’s the intro to that review: A couple years ago, Melissa Wasserman and I charted the new and old worlds of formal agency adjudication. The old world, we explained, consisted of […]