Archive for posts tagged ‘administrative law’

Immigration Reform vs. Environmental Protection: The Border Wall and DHS’s Waiver Power

Almost a year has gone by since the Senate passed its most recent comprehensive immigration bill.  In that time, the House has not considered the legislation, though a range of politicians and stakeholder groups have continued to press vigorously for comprehensive reform. The bill—S.B. 744—included allocations for enhanced border security, and called for the construction… Full Story

Using Komesar’s Participation-Centered Model to learn more about Administrative Process

In his path-breaking book, Imperfect Alternatives (1997), Neil Komesar develops a simple model for comparing the ability of institutions to address various social problems – for example the relative ability of markets versus legislatures versus courts to resolve a particular issue.  Beyond informing questions about institutional choice, Komesar’s model can also be used to troubleshoot processes within… Full Story