August 03, 2012 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST

"Overriding the Experts: Executive Rejection of Administrative Agency Expertise" at the ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice

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Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL

The administrative law tradition of specialized expert agencies making technical decisions and receiving deferential acceptance within the Executive Branch is so normal that we rarely consider what would happen if the President reached into the specialized agency decision and "vetoed" that choice. How the executive agencies and their central oversight work is the current subject of scrutiny. Just how often has the reversal occurred, and how have the agencies handled the resulting controversies?

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