Prof. Christopher J. Walker

Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Article I Initiative • Federal Courts • Federalism • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Regulatory Transparency Project • Separation of Powers • Supreme Court

Christopher Walker is a law professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Prior to joining the law faculty, Professor Walker clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of appeals for the Ninth Circuit as well as worked on the Civil Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice. His publications have appeared in the Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and University of Pennsylvania Law Review, among others. His article Legislating in the Shadows was selected as the recipient of the 2016 American Association of Law Schools Scholarly Papers Competition Award. Outside the law school, he serves as one of forty Public Members of the Administrative Conference of the United States and on the Governing Council for the American Bar Association's Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He blogs regularly at the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Agency Rule-Making

[Administrative Law ]

One of the main functions of administrative agencies is to create regulations.   Over the past several decades, the volume of the Code of Federal Regulations...