Department of Justice

How Sessions Reshaped the U.S. Immigration Court System

In less than two years, the former Attorney General spearheaded significant changes to the U.S. immigration system.

In a Justice Department Shutdown, Some Agencies Can Still Litigate

Even during budget crises, federal law empowers agencies to use appropriations to defend civil cases.

Reforming Regulation to Promote Medical Use of Psychedelic Drugs

Expert argues for altering regulations on psychedelic drugs to treat mental illness and addiction.

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.

Immigration Adjudication in the “Trump Era”

Scholar examines the former Attorney General’s increased political oversight of immigration courts.

Asylum and the Abuse of Administrative Law

The Trump Administration violated administrative procedure to overhaul asylum policy.

Proposed Rule Aims to Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

A proposed requirement to display drug list prices in advertisements draws controversy.

“Good Cause” Does Not Mean Anything Goes

Despite speculation about his intent to fire the special counsel, President Trump is not above the law.

Firing Mueller Is Only the First Step

Firing Mueller would be extreme, but the next step would be even more perilous for the President.

The Easy Path to Firing Mueller

The Solicitor General would readily comply with an order from President Trump to oust special counsel Mueller.

Can President Trump Get Rid of Robert Mueller?

Scholars assess President Trump’s claim of authority to fire special counsel Mueller.

Regulating Immigration in a Deregulatory Administration

The Trump Administration’s measures to restrict immigration do not square with its push to deregulate.