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The Regulatory StateConstitutional Implications$
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Dawn Oliver, Tony Prosser, and Richard Rawlings

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199593170

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.001.0001

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Rule‐making and the American Constitution

Rule‐making and the American Constitution

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(p.50) 4 Rule‐making and the American Constitution
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The Regulatory State
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Peter L. Strauss

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.003.0004

This chapter leaves behind the standard accounts of federal agencies to examine the role of the presidency in fashioning regulatory outputs. It recounts — and with reference to American ‘checks and balances’ ideas — a steady accretion of power at the centre, the result of which has been to render rulemaking increasingly a political rather than ‘expert’ activity. Whether the process is reversible, or whether ongoing crises in finance and security will serve to concretize this profound constitutional development, remains to be seen.

Keywords:   American administrative state, rulemaking, constitutional development, politics, law

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