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Interagency Dynamics In Matters Of Health And Immigration, Medha D. Makhlouf Jan 2023

Interagency Dynamics In Matters Of Health And Immigration, Medha D. Makhlouf

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When Congress delegates authority to an executive agency, it tells us something important about the expertise that Congress wishes to harness in policymaking on an issue. In the legal literature on interagency dynamics and cooperation, issues at the nexus of health and immigration are largely understudied. This Article extends this literature by examining how delegations of authority on issues at the intersection of health and immigration influence policymaking. In an analysis of how administrative law models apply to three topics in the shared regulatory space of the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and the Department of Homeland Security …


The Jurisdiction Of The D.C. Circuit, Matthew J.B. Lawrence, David K. Kessler, Eric M. Fraser, Stephen A. Calhoun Jan 2013

The Jurisdiction Of The D.C. Circuit, Matthew J.B. Lawrence, David K. Kessler, Eric M. Fraser, Stephen A. Calhoun

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is unique among federal courts, well known for an unusual caseload that is disproportionally weighted toward administrative law. What explains that unusual caseload? This Article explores that question. We identify several factors that “push” some types of cases away from the Circuit and several factors that “pull” other cases to it. We give particular focus to the jurisdictional provisions of federal statutes, which reveal congressional intent about the types of actions over which the D.C. Circuit should have special jurisdiction. Through a comprehensive examination of the U.S. Code, we identify several …