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Author: Christopher J. Walker

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Call for Submissions: 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 2021 AALS Annual Meeting, which will be held entirely online. The New Voices program gives junior administrative law scholars and junior legislation scholars an opportunity to receive useful feedback on their work from more senior reviewers before submitting […]

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Administrative Law Review Fall Symposium: Topics in Election Oversight, 10/23-10/24

DEMOCRACY 2020: TOPICS IN ELECTION OVERSIGHT A Symposium Presented by the Administrative Law Review Co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Moderated by Louis E. Caldera, Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2020 Friday, October 23, 2020 | […]

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The Supreme Court Decides to Hear Arthrex Case to Consider Appointments Clause Challenge to Administrative Patent Judges

Today the Supreme Court granted cert to review the Federal Circuit’s decision in Arthrex Inc. v. Smith & Nephew Inc. The Court limited review to two of the questions presented: Whether, for purposes of the Appointments Clause, U.S. Const. Art. II, § 2, Cl. 2, administrative patent judges of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office […]

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ABA AdLaw Section Webinar 10/2: COVID-19 and Comparative Administrative Law

Regulatory Policy Committee Presents COVID-19 and Comparative Administrative Law: Assessing National Responses to the Pandemic Friday October 2, 2020 12 pm – 1:30 pm Eastern Time Via Zoom Panelists: Richard Parker, Professor of Law, Policy Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Law, University of Connecticut Cristie L. Ford, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research […]

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ABA AdLaw Section Webinar, 9/30: Latest Developments at the Merit Systems Protection Board

Government Personnel Committee Presents Latest Developments at the Merit Systems Protection Board Wednesday September 30, 2020 12 pm – 1:30 pm Eastern Time Via Zoom Please join us for a discussion about the latest developments at the Merit Systems Protection Board, including changes in statutes and regulations and a review of significant cases decided in […]

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Parrillo on the Historical Evidence of Delegation from the 1790s (Federal Real Estate Tax Edition)

Here at the blog I’ve been tracking the fascinating academic debate about the originalist case for the nondelegation doctrine, including the Mortenson-Bagley-Wurman exchange. Christine Kexel Chabot has also blogged about her new article The Lost History of Delegation at the Founding. I wanted to flag another contribution to this debate, this one by Nick Parrillo […]

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ABA AdLaw Section Seeking to Hire a Program Specialist

The American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice is seeking to hire a program specialist—a second administrator to help Section Director Anne Kiefer administer the programming of the Section. We are a great group of administrative lawyers and scholars, and Anne is terrific to work with. For more on the Section and […]

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My Jotwell Review of the ACUS Report Government by Algorithm

Over at the Journal of Things We Like (Lots) (Jowell), I have a short review of an important new report that the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) has issued on artificial intelligence and machine learning in the federal administrative state. This report, entitled Government by Algorithm: Artificial Intelligence in Federal Administrative Agencies, was coauthored […]

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A Conversation with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler: New Rule on Guidance Procedures and More, 9/14 at 10AM

This webinar on Monday morning with EPA Administrator Wheeler looks fascinating. From the Federalist Society Regulatory Transparency Project website: In May, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a new proposed rule to “establish the procedures and requirements for how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will manage the issuance of guidance documents subject to the requirements of the […]

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ABA Launches Poll Worker, Esq. Initiative

Through its Standing Committee on Election Law, the American Bar Association is partnering with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) to rally lawyers and law students to serve as poll workers in the upcoming 2020 election. More details are available here. The Poll Worker, Esq. […]