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Law’s Abnegation

From Law’s Empire to the Administrative State

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674971448

Publication Date: 11/14/2016


272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 table


  • Introduction: The Abnegation of Law’s Empire
  • 1. The Legality of Administrative Law
  • 2. Separation of Powers without Idolatry
  • 3. Deference and Due Process
  • 4. Rationally Arbitrary Decisions
  • 5. Thin Rationality Review
    • Appendix to Chapter 5
  • 6. How Law Empowers Nonlawyers
  • Conclusion: Law on the Margin
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index of Cases
  • General Index

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