Administrative Law in the Trump Era

Administrative Law in the Trump Era

Professor Adrian Vermeule, University Professor Cass Sunstein
Spring 2019 seminar
W 3:00pm - 5:00pm
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type: No Exam

The seminar will explore a variety of legal issues in connection with the modern administrative state, some of which have been put in sharp relief by the current presidency. Some attention will be given to foundational issues surrounding the rise of administrative institutions. Issues will include judicial deference to agency interpretations of law; the president's distinctive position in the context of foreign affairs; and the power to change the policies of a previous administration.

Subject Areas: Government Structure & Function, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Regulatory Law