Daniel E. Walters

Daniel E. Walters is an Assistant Professor of Law at Penn State--University Park.

A Turning Point in the Deference Wars

The Supreme Court preserved agency deference in Kisor v. Wilkie.

The Empty Case for Overruling Auer Deference

Contrary to criticisms, Auer deference does not encourage agencies to self-delegate.

Why Cabinet Secretaries Should Not Threaten Members of Congress

Basic principles of American government limit the political role of administrative agencies in legislative debates.

Ditch the Flawed Legislative Proposal to Police Agency Communications

Provisions of the Senate’s Regulatory Accountability Act would do more harm than good.

Regulatory Leadership in Tackling Tobacco

Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler recounts his efforts to control cigarettes.

Sue-and-Settle Bill Threatens a Delicate Equilibrium

Deadline suits may offer key opportunity to even the playing field in regulatory agenda-setting.

New “Sue-and-Settle” Bill is Much Ado About Nothing

Proposed legislation seeking to curb collusive deadline suits misunderstands the administrative process.

Experts Debate EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Rule

PPR seminar focuses on controversial proposed rule aimed at combatting climate change.

Improving Regulatory Agenda-Setting

Penn Program on Regulation workshop focuses on key factors shaping regulatory agendas.

Is There Hope for Expertise in Antitrust Law?

Sitting FTC Commissioner speaks at Penn Law on the limits of judicial and agency expertise.

Improving Regulatory Processes Around the World

New OECD report encourages governments to learn better ways to make regulations.

How Well is Obamacare Working?

Panel of Penn experts share latest research on the Affordable Care Act’s implementation.