Christopher J. Walker

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Associate Professor of Law

55 West 12th Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210

United States

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/faculty/professor/christopher-j-walker/

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1.

Gender Equity in College Athletics: Women Coaches as a Case Study

Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Vol. 4, pp. 1-50, 2008
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2008
Deborah Rhode and Christopher J. Walker
Stanford Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 1,212 (7,933)

Abstract:

Title IX, gender, college, athletics, sports, coach, women

2.

The Importance of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Regulation

Report for U.S. Chamber of Commerce, March 2013, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
Paul Rose and Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 818 (11,467)

Abstract:

administrative law, financial regulation, cost-benefit analysis

3.

Inside Agency Statutory Interpretation

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, pp. 999-1079, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 277
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 771 (11,957)

Abstract:

statutory interpretation, legislation, administrative law, principal-agent theory, delegation, deference, federal agencies, rulemaking

4.

The Death of Tax Court Exceptionalism

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 99, pp. 221-296, 2014, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
Stephanie R. Hoffer and Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 680 (15,459)

Abstract:

tax, administrative law, tax exceptionalism, Tax Court, Administrative Procedure Act, judicial review, agency expertise, efficiency, equity, consistency, separation of powers

5.

Avoiding Normative Canons in the Review of Administrative Interpretations of the Law: A Brand X Doctrine of Constitutional Avoidance

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 64, pp. 139-190, 2012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 653 (19,926)

Abstract:

constitutional avoidance, Chevron, administrative law, separation of powers, Brand X

6.

Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law: Lessons from Post-Menem Argentina

Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, vol. 14, pp. 89-118, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2010
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 613 (31,057)

Abstract:

judicial reform, rule of law, Argentina, Latin America, judicial independence, democracy

7.

Toward Democratic Consolidation? The Argentine Supreme Court, Judicial Independence, and the Rule of Law

Florida Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 745-806, December 2006, High Court Quarterly Review, Vol. 4, pp. 54-101, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 530 (36,067)
Citation 1

Abstract:

democracy, rule of law, Argentina, judicial independence, judicial reform

8.

Border Vigilantism and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Harvard Latino Law Review, Vol. 10, pp. 135-174, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 525 (35,983)
Citation 2

Abstract:

immigration, vigilatism, citizen's arrest, border, legal observing, border patrol, migration, terrorism, national security

9.

Dodd-Frank Regulators, Cost-Benefit Analysis, and Agency Capture

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 66, pp. 9-16, 2013, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Paul Rose and Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 489 (22,861)

Abstract:

administrative law, financial regulation, cost-benefit analysis, agency capture, democratic accountability

10.

The Inheritance Process in San Bernardino County, California, 1964: A Research Note

Houston Law Review, Vol. 43, pp.1445-1473, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Lawrence M. Friedman, Christopher J. Walker and Ben Hernandez-Stern
Stanford University - School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Office for Civil Rights,
Downloads 479 (38,015)
Citation 3

Abstract:

legal history, inheritance, trusts and estates, wills, California, probate

11.

Micro-Symposium on Scalia & Garner's 'Reading Law'

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2014, pp. 105-123, Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship, Vol. 4, No. 3 2014, pp. 265-299
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Saint Louis University School of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Western Carolina University - College of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Georgia State University College of Law and Keker & Van Nest LLP
Downloads 467 (22,741)

Abstract:

Scalia and Garner, Reading Law, statutory interpretation, legislation

12.

Adequate Access or Equal Treatment: Looking Beyond the Idea to Section 504 in a Post-Schaffer Public School

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, pp. 1563-1622, 2006, National Association of Counsel for Children, The Specialized Practice of Juvenile Law: Model Practice in Model Offices, pp. 233-276, 2006
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 435 (48,832)

Abstract:

education, special education, section 504, IDEA, blind, deaf

13.

The Ordinary Remand Rule and the Judicial Toolbox for Agency Dialogue

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1553-1621, 2014, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 321 (72,487)

Abstract:

administrative law, separation of powers, dialogue, deference, Ventura ordinary remand rule

14.

The History of School Trust Lands in Nevada: The No Child Left Behind Act of 1864

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 7, pp. 110-150, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 302 (73,747)

Abstract:

land law, legal history, school, education, public land, Nevada, federal land management

15.

The Insider's Guide to the Supreme Court of the United States

Counsel of Appellate Lawyers, Appellate Practice Compendium, pp. 1-22, Dana Livingston and American Bar Association, eds., Aug. 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2012
David Frederick, Christopher J. Walker and David M. Burke
Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
Downloads 298 (72,980)

Abstract:

U.S. Supreme Court, practitioner's guide

16.

How To Win the Deference Lottery

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 91, pp. 73-88, 2013, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 281 (82,580)

Abstract:

administrative law, deference, Chevron, Skidmore, judicial review, game theory, bureaucratic politics

17.

Chevron Inside the Regulatory State: An Empirical Assessment

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 703-729, 2014, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 270
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 233 (99,477)

Abstract:

administrative law, Chevron, Skidmore, Mead, deference, delegation

18.

A Program in Legislation

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 70-95, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Dakota S. Rudesill, Christopher J. Walker and Daniel P. Tokaji
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 203 (31,321)

Abstract:

legal education, legislation, statutory interpretation, administrative law, regulation, political process, clinics

19.

Foreword — Chevron at 30: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 475-495, 2014, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Peter M. Shane and Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 201 (119,570)

Abstract:

administrative law, Chevron, Skidmore, Mead, deference, delegation, federalism, legislation, City of Arlington

20.

Inside Agency Statutory Interpretation: Survey Appendix

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, pp. 1068-1079, 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 168 (140,782)

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21.

Does the Legal Standard Matter? Empirical Answers to Justice Kennedy's Questions in Nken v. Holder

Ohio State Law Journal Furthermore, Vol. 75, pp. 29-40, 2014, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 238
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 145 (158,801)

Abstract:

immigration, administrative law, stay of removal, Nken v. Holder, deportation

22.

Is the Chief Justice a Tax Lawyer?

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 2015, pp. 33-47, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Stephanie R. Hoffer and Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 115 (49,398)

Abstract:

tax, Affordable Care Act, Chevron deference, statutory interpretation, substance-over-form doctrine, major questions doctrine, textualism, purposivism, contextualism

23.

Federal Agencies in the Legislative Process: Technical Assistance in Statutory Drafting

Final Report to the Administrative Conference of the United States, November 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 97 (41,517)

Abstract:

administrative law, Congress, statutory drafting, technical drafting assistance, legislative counsel

24.

Inside Regulatory Interpretation: A Research Note

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 114, pp. 61-72, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 19 (67,661)

Abstract:

regulatory interpretation, statement of basis and purpose, textualism, purposivism

25.

Lawmaking Within Federal Agencies and Without Judicial Review

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, (2017) Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jan 2017
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (275,437)

Abstract:

administrative law, internal administrative law, judicial review

26.

Against Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law

Columbia Law Review Online, 2017 (Forthcoming), Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 375
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jan 2017
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (183,995)

Abstract:

administrative law, remedies, remand, separation of powers, court-agency dialogue

27.

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
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, University of Washington - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Independent, 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 (UNC) at Chapel Hill - 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 Saint 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 Law School
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Abstract:

Administrative Agencies, Seminole Rock, Auer, What Is New in Administrative Law, Deference, Chevron

28.

Legislating in the Shadows

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (59,453)

Abstract:

Administrative Law, Legislation, Statutory Interpretation, Deference, Judicial Review, Chevron, Skidmore

29.

Chevron in the Circuit Courts

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 115, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 359, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper 2016-27
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Kent H. Barnett and Christopher J. Walker
University of Georgia Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (14,143)

Abstract:

administrative law, deference, judicial review, Chevron, Skidmore

30.

Toward a Context-Specific Chevron Deference

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 81, pp. 1095-1114, 2016, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (87,563)

Abstract:

administrative law, Chevron deference, King v. Burwell, FCC v. City of Arlington

31.

Chevron Deference and Patent Exceptionalism

Duke Law Journal Online, Vol. 65, pp. 149-163, 2016, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 May 2016
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (136,479)

Abstract:

administrative law, patent, PTAB, Chevron deference, PTO

32.

Strategic Immunity

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 66, pp. 55-122, 2016, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 339, BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Aaron Nielson and Christopher J. Walker
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (69,795)

Abstract:

constitutional litigation, qualified immunity, discretion, strategic behavior, administrative law, delegation

33.

Referral, Remand, and Dialogue in Administrative Law

Iowa Law Review Online, Vol. 101, pp. 84-96, 2016, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Christopher J. Walker
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (89,397)

Abstract:

immigration, remand, administrative law, dialogue

34.

The New Qualified Immunity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 1-65, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 317, BYU Law Research Paper No. 15-20
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2016
Aaron Nielson and Christopher J. Walker
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 0 (35,566)

Abstract:

constitutional litigation, qualified immunity, Pearson, Saucier, reason giving, administrative law