Beyond Deference: Emerging Issues in Judicial Review of Agency Action

December 6, 2017 

This Conference is certified for 5.0 credits of Virginia CLE.

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8:15- 8:55 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:55- 9:00 AM Welcome: Adam White, Director, Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Adjunct Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

9:00- 10:15 AM- Panel 1: First Principles and Second Thoughts: What is the Current State of Administrative Law?- Click here to view complete panel!

Jeffrey Pojanowksi, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Ronald M. Levin, William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law, Washington University, School of Law
Aaron L. Nielson, Associate Professor of Law, Brigham Young University Law School
Richard J. Pierce, Jr., Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

Moderator: Adam White, Director, Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Adjunct Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

10:30 – 11:45 AM – Panel 2: When Should Courts Step In — And How?- Click here to view complete panel!

Kristin Hickman, Harlan Albert Rogers Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, and Associate Director, Corporate Institute
Nicholas R. Parrillo, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
William Buzbee, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Andrew M. Grossman, Partner, BakerHostetler

Moderator: Eileen J. O’Connor, Lawyer, Law Office of Eileen J. O’Connor, PLLC

11:45 – 1:00 PM – Lunch and Keynote Discussion- Click here to view complete panel!

Judge A. Raymond Randolph, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

1:00 – 2:15 PM – Panel 3: Does Judicial Review Improve Agency Analysis?- Click here to view complete panel!

Reeve T. Bull, Research Chief, Administrative Conference of the United States
Jerry Ellig, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission
Jennifer Nou, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law, The University of Chicago Law School
Connor Raso, Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Moderator: John F. Cooney, Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Administrative Law Section; and Partner, Venable LLP

2:30 – 3:45 PM – Panel 4: All the Laws But (Some): Why Do Agencies Not Enforce Laws?- Click here to view complete panel!

Aaron L. Nielson, Associate Professor of Law, Brigham Young University Law School
Zachary Price, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law
Virginia A. Seitz, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Moderator: Adam White, Director, Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Adjunct Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

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