Process

Administrative Law Essay Competition Winners

Two essays by student winners of a Penn Law essay competition describe important regulatory developments.

Can Hip Hop Save Rulemaking?

An arts-based framework could re-democratize the rulemaking process.

Cost-Benefit Analysis According to the Trump Administration

Scholar argues that the Trump Administration has discredited cost-benefit analysis.

The Coming Decline of Anti-Regulatory Conservatism

The anti-regulatory effort constructed in the 1970s has influenced American society, but its own success may lead to its demise.

Justice Stevens’s Legacy to the Administrative State

The late justice’s opinion in Chevron v. NRDC has greatly shaped judicial reasoning about administrative law.

Regulating Safety After Merck v. Albrecht

In Merck v. Albrecht, the issue of federal preemption has crossed over the typical conservative and liberal divide.

Fixing Antitrust’s Indirect Purchaser Rule

A recent Supreme Court case allows end users to sue for antitrust violations.

Endangered Deference

The Supreme Court’s recent Weyerhaeuser decision will add to the administrative costs of protecting endangered species.

The Supreme Court Holds the Line on Truth over Pretext

The unprecedented deference conferred by Department of Commerce v. New York sets the tone for cases to come.

The Sound of Silence

A three-way split in Virginia Uranium v. Warren presents conflicting views of preemption.

A Missed Opportunity in Securities Fraud Enforcement

The Supreme Court failed to clarify a key aspect of fraud claims in Lorenzo v. SEC.

Deference After Kisor

A recent Supreme Court decision could reshape judicial deference of agency actions.