Progressive Textualism in Administrative Law

118 Mich. L. Rev. Online 134 (2020)

16 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2020

Date Written: January 18, 2020

Abstract

Progressive administrative law scholars should claim the Administrative Procedure Act as a document that reflects a progressive history, progressive inspiration, and progressive development over time. To do that, we should follow our colleagues in constitutional law who have appropriated textualism and shaped it into a progressive mode of analysis.

Keywords: Administrative Procedure Act, Textualism, Progressive, Interpretation

Suggested Citation

Kovacs, Kathryn E., Progressive Textualism in Administrative Law (January 18, 2020). 118 Mich. L. Rev. Online 134 (2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3521940

Kathryn E. Kovacs (Contact Author)

Rutgers Law School ( email )

Camden, NJ
United States

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