Christopher J. Walker

Christopher J. Walker is an associate professor of law at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, a council member on the ABA’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, and a regular blogger at the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Headless Agency Adjudication at the Patent Office

Supreme Court approval of patent adjudication raises new questions about limits of modern agency adjudication.

The Regulatory Accountability Act Is a Model of Bipartisan Reform

Recent bill would provide much-needed change to the most prominent source of U.S. administrative law.

Courts Regulating the Regulators

Recent cases and proposed legislation reveal decreasing deference to agencies’ interpretation of their own regulations.

Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Tool for Good Governance in Financial Regulation

Effective evaluation helps to guard against regulatory capture.