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The Racial Wealth Gap: Strategies for Addressing the Financial Impact of Mass Incarceration on the African American Community

Artika R. Tyner

June 1, 2021

The wealth gap between blacks and whites is projected to take 228 years to bridge, which may appear to be an insurmountable challenge. Yet, identifying the challenge and facing the reality of its contributing factors is the first step towards addressing the issue. . . .

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The Lost World of the Administrative Procedure Act: A Literature Review
Christopher J. Walker   •   28 GEO. MASON L. REV. 733
The Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) celebrates its seventy-fifth birthday this year. Its enactment in 1946 was the result of a “fierce compromise” after a decade-long . . .
Why We Need Federal Administrative Courts
Michael S. Greve   •   28 GEO. MASON L. REV. 765
We in the United States pride ourselves on our independent judiciary, and rightly so. In certain respects, though, it is a bit of a myth. Apart from criminal proceedings and a small enclave of constitutional rights, virtually all disputes between citizens and federal agencies are decided by . . .
Three Wrong Turns in Agency Adjudication
Aaron L. Nielson   •   28 GEO. MASON L. REV. 657
When considering the origins of modern administrative law, many scholars turn their attention to the 1930s. The 1940s, however, may be even more important. Many of the key aspects of today’s administrative state originated during that decade. After all, in 1946 Congress enacted the . . .
Rulemaking Then and Now: From Management to Lawmaking
Ronald A. Cass   •   28 GEO. MASON L. REV. 683
Rulemaking occupies a central place in modern administrative law. It is the focus of innumerable fights—over policy, the scope of constitutionally and statutorily permissible agency policy making (including debates over the delegation, or nondelegation, doctrine), the particular policy choices . . .

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George Mason Law Review is pleased to share that our article, SSOs, FRAND, and Antitrust: Lessons from the Economics of Incomplete Contracts, written by Professor Joshua Wright of George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, has been cited by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in its recent opinion in FTC v. Qualcomm Inc.

• August 11, 2020

George Mason Law Review is excited to share that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas cited The Jurisprudence of the Second and Fourteenth Amendments in his dissent from the denial of certiorari in Rogers v. Grewal.

• July 15, 2020