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Water Management In The United States And The Fate Of The Colorado River Delta In Mexico, David H. Getches Jan 2003

Water Management In The United States And The Fate Of The Colorado River Delta In Mexico, David H. Getches

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Agency Burrowing: Entrenching Policies And Personnel Before A New President Arrives, Nina A. Mendelson Jan 2003

Agency Burrowing: Entrenching Policies And Personnel Before A New President Arrives, Nina A. Mendelson

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This Article examines executive branch agency actions concluded just before a new President takes office, such as "midnight" rulemaking and late-term hiring and promotion, which Professor Mendelson collectively refers to as "agency burrowing." Congress, the media, and some commentators have portrayed such activities as unsavory power grabs that undermine the President-elect's ability to direct the functions of administrative agencies. Rather than dismissing agency burrowing out of hand, however, Professor Mendelson argues for a more nuanced approach. In some cases, burrowing can make positive contributions to the democratic responsiveness of agencies, agency accountability, and the "rule of law." A fuller ...


Sacred Sites And Religious Freedom On Government Land, Richard B. Collins Jan 2003

Sacred Sites And Religious Freedom On Government Land, Richard B. Collins

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