Dean Alan Michaels announced Thursday that both Christopher J. Walker and Katherine Silver Kelly were promoted to Professor of Law and Clinical Professor of Law respectively, effective May 30, 2019. Walker, who joined the Moritz faculty in 2013, was promoted from his previous title of Associate Professor of Law (with tenure).
Professor Christopher Walker was quoted in a recent article on Law.com titled, “Census plaintiffs alert Supreme Court to 11th hour new evidence.”
“At the end of the day, they’re reviewing an administrative record and don’t usually look outside the record. A lot of the argument seems to be hinging around what’s not in the record and this may be additional fuel for this.”
“I think the solicitor general is in a tough spot,” Walker said. “It would not surprise me if the SG filed a brief saying Auer deference is not grounded in positive law.”
Professor Christopher Walker was quoted in an E&E News article titled, Deference rule may be on the chopping block.
Professor Christopher Walker recently won the Association of American Law Schools 2017 Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or fewer.
Professor Christopher Walker served as the academic consultant for the Administrative Conference of the United States on a project exploring the role of federal agencies in the legislative process. In the fall, he released a final report with findings from the study.
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.
The second annual Supreme Court Roundtable will be held in Oct. 14 at noon at Saxbe Auditorium.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) released a report written by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law professors Paul Rose and Christopher Walker titled, The Importance of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Regulation.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) released a report written by Ohio State law professors Paul Rose and Christopher Walker entitled, “The Importance of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Regulation,” which finds that while regulators sometimes fail to use cost-benefit analyses appropriately, financial regulation grounded in rigorous, transparent, analytical standards is not only more efficient and effective, but is required by law.
Moritz professors are intensely watching the October 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States. There are major cases in constitutional law, business law, and copyright law pending this term, which will wrap up in June. Amgen Inc. […]