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The Concept Of International Delegation, Curtis A. Bradley, Judith G. Kelley Jan 2008

The Concept Of International Delegation, Curtis A. Bradley, Judith G. Kelley

Law and Contemporary Problems

Bradley and Kelley define and clarify the concept of international delegation from both a legal and a social-science perspective. They begin by presenting a definition of international delegation as a grant of authority by two or more states to an international body to make decisions or take actions. They also identify eight types of authority that states may grant: legislative, adjudicative, regulatory, monitoring and enforcement, agenda-setting, research and advice, policy implementation, and redelegation. International bodies will often exercise more than one type of authority, and there will sometimes be uncertainties about whether a particular type of authority fails into a ...


Time For A Twenty-First Century Justice Department, Samuel W. Buell Jan 2008

Time For A Twenty-First Century Justice Department, Samuel W. Buell

Faculty Scholarship

This is a brief contribution to an issue of The Federal Sentencing Reporter directed to criminal justice policy discussions relevant to the 2008 election season. The United States Department of Justice is a uniquely valuable domestic institution. After a period of stunning ascendancy at the end of the last century, the institution has faltered—perhaps as much from strategic neglect as from deliberate diversion of its mission in service of political and foreign policy objectives that most Americans have concluded were misguided. A twenty-first-century executive branch should set as a priority thoughtful consideration of how to confine the powerful tools ...


Comment On “Presidents And The Politics Of Structure”, Roberta Romano Apr 1994

Comment On “Presidents And The Politics Of Structure”, Roberta Romano

Law and Contemporary Problems

Terry Moe and Scott Wilson's (1994) theory elaborating on the president's countervailing institutional motivation to strengthen and consolidate the bureaucracy under presidential control is examined. The omission of political parties and courts from the analysis could have altered some of their conclusions on comparative institutional advantages.


Bureaucratic Accountability For Regulatory Decisions: Comment On Lupia And Mccubbins, Kathleen Bawn Jan 1994

Bureaucratic Accountability For Regulatory Decisions: Comment On Lupia And Mccubbins, Kathleen Bawn

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


Designing Bureaucratic Accountability, Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. Mccubbins Jan 1994

Designing Bureaucratic Accountability, Arthur Lupia, Mathew D. Mccubbins

Law and Contemporary Problems

A model of legislative-bureacratic interaction is developed and used to show how legislators can create structures and processes that affect bureaucratic accountability. Consequences of institutional design on democratic decisionmaking are examined.


The New Administrative Law—With The Same Old Judges In It, Patricia M. Wald Jun 1991

The New Administrative Law—With The Same Old Judges In It, Patricia M. Wald

Duke Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Governance Crisis, Legal Theory, And Political Ideology, Christopher Edley Jr. Jun 1991

The Governance Crisis, Legal Theory, And Political Ideology, Christopher Edley Jr.

Duke Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Constitutionalism, Bureaucracy, And Corporatism, Lawrence G. Baxter Jan 1981

Constitutionalism, Bureaucracy, And Corporatism, Lawrence G. Baxter

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.