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Author: Christopher J. Walker

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Administrative Law SSRN Reading List, May 2021 Edition

This month has been a busy one for me, with teaching classes again in Washington, D.C., numerous important activities happening within the ABA’s Administrative Law Section, and the Supreme Court handing down a number of important administrative law decisions. In case you missed them, earlier this week I blogged about the Court’s decisions in United […]

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What Collins v. Yellen Means for Administrative Law: More Sweeping Standard Than Seila Law, But Watered-Down Remedy

Today the Supreme Court issued its decision in Collins v. Yellen, the constitutional challenge to the single-head leadership structure of the Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA). This is a follow-on case to the Supreme Court’s decision last Term in Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in which the Court held that the CFPB’s leadership by […]

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Free ABA AdLaw Section Webinar, 6/23 Noon Eastern: Latest Federal Sector Developments at the EEOC Office of Federal Operations

Here are the details: Topic: Latest Federal Sector Developments at the EEOC Office of Federal Operations Description: Please join us to learn about the latest developments at the EEOC Office of Federal Operations, including a review of significant cases decided in the last year. Confirmed Panelists:Elyssa Santos-Abrams, Senior Attorney Advisor, EEOC Office of Federal Operations, […]

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What Arthrex Means for the Future of Administrative Adjudication: Reaffirming the Centrality of Agency-Head Review

Today the Supreme Court issued its decision in United States v. Arthrex, the case raising an Appointments Clause challenge to administrative patent judges (APJs) on the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In a 5-4 decision on the merits (and 7-2 on the remedy), the Court holds […]

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New Dædalus Issue Exploring the Future of the Administrative State

Dædalus, The Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, just published a fascinating special issue that explores the future of the administrative state. Mark Tushnet organized the issue, and it includes contributions from Bernie Bell, Cary Coglianese, Susan Dudley, Sean Farhang, Jeremy Kessler, David Lewis, Michael Neblo, Aaron Nielson, Beth Simone Noveck, Neomi […]

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Free ABA AdLaw Section Webinar Tomorrow, 6/16, Noon Eastern: FOIA Challenges in Immigration

The ABA Administrative Law Section’s Government Information & Right to Privacy Committee Presents FOIA Challenges in Immigration Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 12:00-1:30 pm ET Participants: Emily Creighton; Legal Director, Transparency; American Immigration Council Claudia Valenzuela; Managing Attorney; Immigration Legal Defense Bradley White; Senior Director of Privacy Policy and Oversight; Department of Homeland Security Abioye Mosheim […]

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A FOIA Window into Court-Agency Dialogue on Judicial Remand

Back in 2014, I published my first full-length law review article as a member of The Ohio State University law faculty—The Ordinary Remand Rule and the Judicial Toolbox for Agency Dialogue—in the George Washington Law Review. In that article, I looked at some four-hundred published circuit-court opinions that dealt with administrative law’s remand rule in […]

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Friday, June 11, 2011: The 75th Anniversary of the APA: The George Mason Law Review’s 3rd Annual Symposium on Administrative Law

This will be my first in-person conference since February 2020, and I’m excited to celebrate the Administrative Procedure Act at 75 and discuss my contribution to the George Mason Law Review symposium issue, The Lost World of the Administrative Procedure Act: A Literature Review. It’s not too late to register to join us at the […]

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Andrew Hammond (U Florida) Receives ACS’s 2021 Richard D. Cudahy Writing Award on Regulatory and Administrative Law

I am so thrilled to hear that Andrew Hammond‘s article Litigating Welfare Rights: Medicaid, SNAP, and the Legacy of the New Property was selected for the prestigious Cudahy Award this year. Congrats to Andrew (as well as the Northwestern University Law Review editors for publishing the article)! Congrats also to Joseph Daval on winning in […]

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Free ABA AdLaw Webinar, 5/26 noon: Congressional Investigations: Fundamentals and Recent Developments

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at noon eastern, the ABA Adminstrative Law Section will be hosting a free webinar entitled Congressional Investigations: Fundamentals and Recent Developments. Registration is available here. In this webinar, you will hear the perspectives of current and former investigators about how congressional investigations work, their importance to Congress, the authorities that […]

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May 20th Women in Government Relations’ Regulatory Affairs Task Force Event: Hot Topics in the Regulatory World with Former OIRA Administrators

Regulatory Activity is Ramping Up! Wondering how to keep up and meaningfully engage? Learn from the former Leading Ladies of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs! Register for the WGR Regulatory Affairs Task Force Signature Event, Hot Topics in the Regulatory World, on Thursday, May 20th from 1-2pm EST, for an exciting […]