Administrative Law Matters


Holiday Break

This blog has now been up and running for a decade (since May 2012). In that time, I have published over 1,000 entries. I hope at some point to mark these anniversaries with some thoughts about my blogging experience and what I have learned over the years. For now, as I head off on vacation […] Read more


The Ages of Administrative Law: Conclusion

I have posted “The Ages of Administrative Law“, my contribution to this year’s Public Law Conference, to SSRN. Here is the conclusion. Thoughts and comments very welcome. I have set out, in this paper, an analytical framework for explaining developments in administrative law over time. I identified an Age of Invention, in which the basic […] Read more


Introduction: The Importance of Methodology in Public Law Research (Daly & Tomlinson)

Joe Tomlinson and I have posted “The Importance of Methodology in Public Law Research” to SSRN: Public law academics are coming under increasing pressure to be more open about methodology. In part, the pressure results from the increasing sophistication and ambition of legal scholarship. Where lawyers were writing to develop arguments about how other participants […] Read more