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Author: Christopher J. Walker

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Call for Papers: ACS’s Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law

From the American Constitution Society website: About the Cudahy Competition The American Constitution Society is pleased to announce the Thirteenth Annual Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law. Judge Cudahy’s distinguished contributions to the fields of regulatory and administrative law combined a keen grasp of legal doctrine, deep insight into the institutional […]

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Friday, 12/6 Livestream: Justice Department’s Summit on Modernizing the Administrative Procedure Act

Tomorrow, Friday, December 6, 2019, the Justice Department will host a summit on modernizing the Administrative Procedure Act. It starts at 9AM, and can be livestreamed here. Here’s the description of the summit, from the Justice Department’s invitation: The summit will explore how the administrative state has developed in ways not foreseen by the Administrative […]

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Congress Can and Should Fix the Constitutional Status of Administrative Patent Judges

Tomorrow the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet will hold a hearing on the implications of the Federal Circuit’s recent decision on the constitutionality of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) under the Appointments Clause. I hope the hearing will spur Congress to act quickly, to address the dangers the Federal Circuit has […]

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Only 12 Days Left to Register for the 2019 Administrative Law Conference

From my inbox. We have a terrific lineup again this year, so definitely join us!    Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice     AMBAR.ORG     |      CAREER CENTER     |      MEMBERSHIP     |      CALENDAR     |      CLE     |   PUBLISHING      2019 Administrative Law Conference November 14-15, 2019 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC   Don’t forget to register before Monday November […]

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Call for Submissions 11/8 Deadline: AALS New Voices in Administrative Law and Legislation

The AALS Sections on Administrative Law and Legislation are pleased to announce their co-sponsored “New Voices in Administrative Law and Legislation” program for the 2020 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The New Voices program gives junior administrative law scholars and junior legislation scholars an opportunity to receive useful feedback on their work from more […]

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Administrative Law Programming at 2020 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 2-5, 2020

The American Association of Law Schools annual meeting will be in Washington, DC, on January 2-5, 2020, and the early-bird registration deadline is November 14th. Law professors can register here. Here’s a look at the administrative law programming for this year’s annual meeting (full program here): Friday, January 3, 2020 Administering the 2017 Tax Act: […]

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Call for Papers: Federalist Society Article I Initiative Writing Contest on Nondelegation Doctrine

From for the Federalist Society website, here are the details on this year’s Article I Initiative Writing Contest: The Nondelegation Doctrine: Intelligible Principle or Unworkable Standard? The Federalist Society’s Article I Initiative is focused on the critical issue of why the modern Congress is not functioning as the most powerful branch as envisioned by the […]

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My Jotwell Review of Grove’s Presidential Laws and the Missing Interpretive Theory

Last week over at Jotwell, I reviewed a terrific new article by Tara Leigh Grove entitled Presidential Laws and the Missing Interpretive Theory, which is forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Here’s a snippet from my review: Although we spend some time on what then-Professor Elena Kagan coined “presidential administration” [in my 1L […]

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Sohoni on Nationwide Injunctions

Nationwide or universal injunctions continue to be a hot topic in administrative law and federal courts, with Sam Bray leading the charge (at least in the legal academy) to get rid of them — as I noted in a prior post. Mila Sohoni has come to the nationwide injunction’s defense, at least as a constitutional […]

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Shane, Bruff & Kinkopf Casebook Materials on Impeachment

The Separation of Powers Law casebook coauthored by my colleague Peter Shane, with Hal Bruff and Neil Kinkopf, includes a 36-page section on impeachment. The publisher has agreed to make this section available for downloading without charge here (and permits its noncommercial reproduction for teaching and research purposes). Here’s a summary of those materials from Shane: […]