Richard J. Pierce

George Washington University Law School

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Natural Gas Fracking Addresses All of Our Major Problems

Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, May 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-128, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-128
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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What Should We Do About Administrative Law Judge Disability Decisionmaking?

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 573, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Antidumping Law as Means of Facilitating Cartelization

GWU Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2000
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 378 (64,890)
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Antidumping Law as Means of Facilitating Cartelization

Antitrust Law Journal
Posted: 14 Feb 2000
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School

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Environmental Regulation, Energy, and Market Entry

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Environmental regulation, energy policy, natural gas, electricity

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Mergers in the Electric Power Industry

COMPETITION POLICY AND MERGER ANALYSIS IN DEREGULATED AND NEWLY COMPETITIVE INDUSTRIES, Edward Elgar, ed., 2005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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mergers, electric power, FERC, electricity markets

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Realizing the Promise of Restructuring the Electricity Market

Wake Forest Law Review, 2005
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Electricity, natural gas, deregulation, Federal Power Act, FERC, Enron

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What Do the Studies of Judicial Review of Agency Actions Mean?

Administrative Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 505, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 505
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 May 2010
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Book Review: Outsourcing Sovereignty: Why Privatization Threatens Democracy

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 360, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 360
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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privatization, outsourcing, national security, inherently governmental functions

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An Empirical Study of Judicial Review of Agency Interpretations of Agency Rules

Administrative Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 523, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 523
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2011
Richard J. Pierce Jr. and Joshua A. Weiss
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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The Past, Present, and Future of Energy Regulation

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 513, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 513
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Oct 2010
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Energy Regulation, Global Warming, Carbon Tax, Oil, Natural Gas, Electricity

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The Inherent Limits of Judicial Control of Agency Discretion: The D.C. Circuit and the Nondelegation Doctrine

GWU Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Feb 2000
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Saving the Unitary Executive Theory from Those Who Would Distort and Abuse it: A Review of the Unitary Executive, by Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher Yoo

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 452, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 452
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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unitary executive theory, presidential power, constitution, Vesting Clause, appointment power

13.

The Appropriate Role of Costs in Environmental Regulation

GWU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2002
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 161 (152,047)
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Natural Gas: A Long Bridge to a Promising Destination

Utah Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 588, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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energy, environment, international environment, climate change

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What Factors Can an Agency Consider in Making a Decision?

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 418, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 142 (169,586)
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agency decision-making, discretion, arbitrary and capricious, Chevron

16.

Making Sense of Procedural Injury

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 471, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 471
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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administrative law, harmless error rule, plausibility test, substantially probable test

17.

Democratizing the Administrative State

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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The Rocky Relationship between the Federal Trade Commission and Administrative Law

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-31, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-31
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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administrative law, antitrust, FTC

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A Primer on Demand Response and a Critique of FERC Order 745

Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 577, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 577
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Legal Disputes Related to Climate Change Will Continue for a Century

Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 43, Fall 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-71, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-71
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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The Administrative Conference and Empirical Research

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-19, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 May 2014
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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administrative law

The Administrative Conference and Empirical Research

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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administrative law

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Amicus Curiae Brief of Interested Energy Law Scholars in Support of the Petitioners (FERC v. Electric Power Supply Association, U.S. Supreme Court)

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-32
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2015
Richard J. Pierce Jr., Joel B. Eisen, Emily Hammond and Jim Rossi
George Washington University Law School, University of Richmond - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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energy, energy law, Federal Power Act, Supreme Court, amicus curiae, just and reasonable, statute, statutory, jurisdiction, FERC, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, EPSA, Electric Power Supply Association, demand response, wholesale markets, electricity, practices

23.

What Should We Do About Social Security Disability Appeals?

Regulation, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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social security disability benefits, ALJ, Administrative law judges, appeals process, U.S. social security, federal social security policy, reform

24.

Who Should Determine Whether an Agency's Explanation of a Tax Rule is Adequate?

63 Duke Law Journal, 2014, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-124, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-124
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Amicus Curiae Brief of Administrative Law Scholars in Support of the Petitions Mortgage Bankers Association v. Harris

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-20, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-20
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 May 2014
Richard J. Pierce Jr., Alan B. Morrison and Robert L. Glicksman
George Washington University Law School, George Washington University - Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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administrative law

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Testimony of Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Before the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee (June 27, 2012)

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-73, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-73
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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27.

District Court Review of Findings of Fact Proposed by Magistrates: Myth or Reality

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-72, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-72
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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28.

Primary Jurisdiction: Another Victim of Reality

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-28, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-28
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Apr 2017
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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29.

The Regulatory Budget Debate

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-30, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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The Effects of President Trump's Reversal of President Obama's Climate Policies are Greatly Exaggerated

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-29, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-29
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Comparing the Competition Law Regimes of the United States and India

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-27, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-27
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Reflections on Seminole Rock: The Past, Present, and Future of Deference to Agency Regulatory Interpretations

Yale Journal of Regulation, Notice & Comment Blog, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2847668, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-41, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-38
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, University of Washington - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Virginia - School of Law, George Washington University Law School, Independent, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, New York University School of Law, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students, Utah Supreme Court, Columbia University - Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Notre Dame Law School, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace and Yale University, Law School
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Administrative Agencies, Seminole Rock, Auer, What Is New in Administrative Law, Deference, Chevron

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The Clean Power Plan: Testing the Limits of Administrative Law and the Electric Grid

George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, 2016 Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-61, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-61
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2016
Emily Hammond and Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University - Law School and George Washington University Law School
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Clean Power Plan, electricity, Chevron, Brand X, administrative law, renewables

34.

The Future of Deference

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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administrative law

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Comparing Dutch and U.S. Approaches to Reducing Emissions of Co2

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Oct 2015
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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environmental law

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Judge Lamberth's Reign of Terror at the Department of Interior

Administrative Law Journal, Spring 2004
Posted: 22 Jan 2004
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School

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administrative law

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The Inherent Limits on Judicial Control of Agency Discretion: The D.C. Circuit and the Nondelegation Doctrine

Administrative Law Review, Spring 2000
Posted: 06 Dec 1999
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School

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Reconciling Chevron and Stare Decisis

Georgetown Law Journal
Posted: 24 Apr 1997
Richard J. Pierce Jr.
George Washington University Law School

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