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D.C. Circuit Review

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D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: Confessions (Pedagogy Edition)

I have a dark confession: I probably won’t teach exhaustion to my administrative law students. My syllabus covers ripeness/standing, the “final agency action” requirement, mootness, and, yes, exhaustion. But to my shame, I include this disclaimer: “May be cut if insufficient time.” Sure, I try to justify this decision to myself. I think: “Well, with […]

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D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: King Solomon and the APA

The D.C. Circuit’s theme today was, of all things, the Bible. Start with Settling Devotional Claimants v. CRB. The case concerns whether the (now constitutional) Copyright Royalty Board correctly divvied up a pool of royalties among “religious ministries that own copyrights for devotional television programming.” Certain “Devotional Claimants” argued, among other things, that “the Royalty […]