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Christopher Walker

Christopher Walker

Professor Christopher Walker co-authors op-ed in The Regulatory Review

Professor Christopher Walker recently co-authored an article in The Regulatory Review with Johnathan Adler of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law titled, “Reviving Congress’s Ambition.” In the op-ed, Walker and Adler cite their forthcoming article in the Iowa Law Review and […]

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Professor Christopher Walker among those thanked by U.S. Senators for work on Ohio Bipartisan Judicial Advisory Commission

Professor Christopher Walker was among those publicly thanked by U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown for his work as a member of the Ohio Bipartisan Judicial Advisory Commission on Feb. 26. “The members of this bipartisan commission served honorably […]

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Katherine Kelly, Chris Walker earn promotions

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).

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Census plaintiffs alert Supreme Court to 11th hour new evidence

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.”

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Trump DOJ faces conundrum in SCOTUS review of Auer deference

“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.”

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Deference rule may be on the chopping block

Professor Christopher Walker was quoted in an E&E News article titled, Deference rule may be on the chopping block.

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Walker paper wins national award

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.

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Professor Walker consults on federal government report

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.

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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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Professors: Regulators not making most of cost-benefit analyses

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.

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Moritz professors present findings on cost-benefit analysis in rulemaking to U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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.

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