Posted on: November 8, 2019

The National Association of Scholars (NAS), “a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to reform higher education,” commended President Trump’s recent Executive Orders regarding administrative agencies. The NAS statement begins:

Tag: Administrative Law, Consumer Protection, Legal Theory, Legislation
Posted on: October 25, 2019

At the Jack Miller Center’s 2019 Summit on Higher Education, board member John Agresto (and former President of  St. John’s College in New Mexico) delivered the keynote address. The theme of the summit was “Should America’s Colleges Teach Patriotism?” 

Tag: Constitutional Law, Fiduciary Duties, Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: October 11, 2019

In a short video on the Federalist Society website, Susan E. Dudley, Distinguished Professor of Practice and Director of the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center, explains when and why administrative agencies started doing cost-benefit analysis.

Tag: Administrative Law, Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Theory, Legislation
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Charles Krauthammer, a psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling author, and long-time Fox News panelist, who died in 2018 at age 68, had many words of wisdom, including this quote about American Exceptionalism:

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: September 13, 2019

In a short video on the Federalist Society website, Gary S. Lawson, Philip S. Beck Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, discusses whether a rule passed by an administrative agency is basically the same as a statute passed by Congress.

Tag: Administrative Law, Legal Theory, Legislation
Posted on: August 30, 2019

To begin the new academic year, Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), has five suggestions for college and university presidents to prove their commitment to freedom of expression and academic freedom:

Tag: Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Fiduciary Duties