Administrative Law in Transition: Changes to Expect in the Biden Administration
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Come join the Institute of Bill of Rights Law for the 2021 Professor Charles Koch Administrative Law Forum featuring Professors Peter Shane, Kristin Hickman, and Nick Bagley, in a discussion, moderated by IBRL Director Allison Orr Larsen, on what to expect in the Biden Administration regarding administrative law. Please RSVP using the link below. The Zoom link will be sent out at a different date.
Peter M. Shane is the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law at the Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, where he regularly teaches Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Legislation and Regulation, Law and the Presidency, and courses at the intersection of law, democracy, and new media. Named a Distinguished University Scholar in 2011, he is the author of over sixty law review articles and book chapters, as well as author, co-author or editor of eight books, including leading casebooks in both administrative law and separation of powers law. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Professor Shane clerked in 1977-78 for the Hon. Alvin B. Rubin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He served as an attorney- adviser in the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel and as an assistant general counsel in the Office of Management and Budget, before entering full-time teaching in 1981 at the University of Iowa. Professor Shane was dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law from 1994-1998. As Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management (now, Heinz College) from 2000-2003, he directed the Institute for the Study of Information Technology and Society (InSITeS). From 2003-2007, he headed the Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies at Ohio State.
Kristin E. Hickman is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Harlan Albert Rogers Professor in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. She also has taught at Harvard Law School and Northwestern University School of Law. Professor Hickman teaches and writes primarily in the areas of administrative law and tax administration. She also co-authors the Administrative Law Treatise and a casebook on federal administrative law with Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Her scholarly work has been cited several times in opinions of the United States Supreme Court as well as regularly in lower court judicial opinions and court briefs. In 2018-19, Professor Hickman served as Special Adviser to the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in Washington, D.C. She presently serves as one of forty public members and chair of the judicial review committee for the Administrative Conference of the United States. She also is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. Professor Hickman received her B.S. degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and a secondary major in history from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. After practicing for several years as a certified public accountant, Professor Hickman earned her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, where she was awarded the Raoul Berger Prize and the Lowden Wigmore Prize for her scholarly writings. Following law school, Professor Hickman clerked for The Honorable David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and practiced law as an associate with the Chicago office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, concentrating on corporate and international tax transactions and matters.
Nicholas Bagley is a Professor of Law at University of Michigan Law School. He teaches and writes in the areas of administrative law, regulatory theory, and health law. Professor Bagley's work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. His article, "Centralized Oversight of the Regulatory State," which he coauthored with Richard Revesz, was selected as the best article in the field in 2006 by the American Bar Association's Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. In August 2010, Professor Bagley testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts about agency capture. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Law School's L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a frequent contributor to The Incidental Economist?, a prominent health policy blog. Prior to becoming a professor, he was an attorney with the appellate staff in the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he argued a dozen cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals and acted as lead counsel in many more. Professor Bagley also served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court and to the Hon. David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Professor Bagley holds a BA in English from Yale University and received his JD, summa cum laude, from New York University School of Law.