Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Miriam Seifter Guest

Miriam Seifter is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she teaches courses in Administrative Law, Energy Law, and Property Law. Her scholarly interests include administrative law, environmental and energy law, and federalism. Her recent work focuses on the role of states and interest groups in the federal regulatory process.

Professor Seifter received a B.A. magna cum laude from Yale University, an M.Sc. with distinction from Oxford University, and a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was the Environmental Fellow and an Articles Editor on the Harvard Law Review. After law school, she served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Merrick Garland on the D.C. Circuit and for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to joining the UW Law faculty, she was a Visiting Researcher and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and worked in private practice at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in San Francisco.

Date Post Title
01.16.15 Opinion analysis: Reason-giving, federalism, and a partial win for cell towers
11.11.14 Argument analysis: A narrow dispute about reason-giving
11.07.14 Argument preview: Local governments and reason-giving
06.14.13 Opinion analysis: In deciding American Trucking, the Court takes a narrow road
05.23.13 Opinion analysis – “Pandora’s box” stays closed
04.18.13 Argument recap: Keep on truckin’?
04.15.13 Argument preview: When are states market participants – and when does it matter to preemption analysis?
01.18.13 Argument recap: Unraveling the fear of unraveling Chevron
01.15.13 Argument preview: Finally resolving “jurisdictional” deference to agencies – maybe
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