Briefing Room

Peter Shane

Executive Orders on Immigration

On Monday, Feb. 6  a faculty panel discussed the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration. Dean Alan C. Michaels moderated and Professors David S. Bloomfield, Ruth Colker, Mohamed Helal, and Peter Shane presented. [Listen to Audio Recording]

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Reflections on the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration

On Monday, Feb. 6, at 4 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium, a faculty panel discussed the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration. Dean Alan C. Michaels  moderated and Professors David S. Bloomfield, Ruth Colker, Mohamed Helal, and Peter Shane spoke. To listen […]

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Shane pens essay on U.S. v. Texas decision for The Atlantic

Professor Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, wrote an op-ed for The Atlantic on U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program that went before the Supreme Court.

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Shane writes op-ed for American Constitution Society blog

Peter M. Shane wrote an opinion piece for the American Constitution Society’s blog on U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen and the legality of deferred action.

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Shane writes op-ed for Bloomberg BNA

Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law and an internationally recognized scholar in administrative law, wrote an article for Bloomberg BNA about congressional attacks on FCC-White House links and net neutrality.

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Shane writes for Slate

Professor Peter M. Shane, one of the country’s foremost experts in presidential powers, wrote a commentary on the Bergdahl-Guantanamo prisoner swap. Ironically, a Bush-era memo would give the President legal cover, but Shane argues he doesn’t need it.

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Shane writes about recess appointments in The Atlantic

Professor Peter M. Shane, a nationally recognized expert in separation of powers law, wrote a column in The Atlantic on the Supreme Court case Noel Canning v. NLRB. Shane wrote: “There is nothing liberty-protecting in the capacity of the Senate to undermine public administration by stonewalling the nominations of perfectly qualified government officers.”

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NSA surveillance program focus of ‘draft symposium’

A journal led by faculty and students at Moritz has launched an online “working draft symposium” on the surveillance programs of the National Security Agency. “NSA Surveillance: Issues of Security, Privacy, and Civil Liberty” is only the second symposium in the wake of recent revelations on NSA’s bulk collection of data about Americans’ telephone and Internet communications.

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Moritz professors to help bring Supreme Court case to life

Four professors at Moritz will have a role in the upcoming play Arguendo, which is based on a 1991 Supreme Court case involving nudity and the First Amendment, at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The professors will participate in a talk-back session with the audience and director after the show to provide commentary.

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Professors to discuss Supreme Court session

The second annual Supreme Court Roundtable will be held in Oct. 14 at noon at Saxbe Auditorium.

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Connecting Democracy: Online Consultation and the Flow of Political Communication

(MIT Press 2011) By Stephen Coleman and Peter M. Shane With the proliferation of online communication tools, e-democracy is steadily transforming the relationship between government and citizens, a phe­nomenon that Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. […]

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Professor Shane to Discuss Recess Appointments

Professor Peter M. Shane will participate in the Constitution Project’s tele-debate on Are the President’s Recent Recess Appointments Constitutional on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in […]

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