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Sidney Shapiro

Frank U. Fletcher Chair of Administrative Law

336.758.7320
shapirsa@wfu.edu
Worrell 3325

Books

Administrative Law and Process (Foundation Press 2014) (with Paul Verkuil, Richard Pierce).

Administrative Law and Procedure: A Problem Casebook (West Thomson Reuters 2014) (with William Funk, Russell Weaver).

Achieving Democracy: Pragmatism, Regulation, and Markets (Oxford University Press 2014).

The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment (University of Chicago Press 2010).

Administrative Law and Process: Problems & Cases (4th ed.) (Thomson, West) (with William Funk, Russell Weaver).

Administrative Law and Process (Foundation Press 2008) (with Richard Pierce, Paul Verkuil).

Sophisticated Sabotage: The Intellectual Games That Industries Play to Subvert Responsible Regulation (ELI Press 2004).

Regulatory Law and Policy: Cases and Materials (LexisNexis 2003) (with Joseph Tomain).

Risk Regulation at Risk: Restoring a Pragmatic Approach (Stanford Press 2003).

Workers at Risk: The Failed Promise of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Praeger Press 1993).

Book Chapters

Les Mutations De La Procédure Adminsitrative Americaine, in Le Droit Américain dans pas pensée juridique francaise Contemporaire: Entre Américanophobie et Améicanophilie (Pascal Mbongo & Russell L. Weaver eds. 2013).

Public Law and Climate Disasters: Occupational Health and Safety Law, in (Robert Verchick & Rosemary Lyster).

Chapter 15: Procedural Issues and Judicial Review, in Occupational Safety and Health Law (Gregory N. Dale & P. Matthew Shudtz 2014).

Depoliticizing Judicial Review in Administrative Law: Three Impossible Ways Forward, in Global Law and Administrative Review (Russel Weaver & Francois Lichere 2011).

The Necessity of Procedural Reform, in Beyond Environmental Law: Policy Proposals for a Better Environmental Future (David M. Driesen & Alyson C. Flournoy 2010).

Occupational Safety and Health, in Labor and Employment Law and Economics (Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt, Seth D. Harris & Orly Lobel 2009).

Procedural Issues and Judicial Review, in Occupational Safety and Health Law 149 (Randy Rabinowitz 2008).

Transparency & Data Protection in the EU, in Administrative Law in the EU (George A. Bermann, Charles H. Koch, Jr. & James T. O'Reilly 2008).

Peer Review in Regulatory Science, in Rescuing Science from Politics (Rena Steinzor & Wendy Wagner 2006).

Procedural Issues and Judicial Review, in Occupational Safety and Health Law 477 (Randy Rabinowitz 2002).

Regulatory Initiatives, in Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2000-2001 (Jeffrey S. Lubbers 2002).

Regulatory Initiatives, in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 1999-2000 (Jeffrey S. Lubbers 2001).

Occupational Safety and Health Regulation, in Vol. III Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (Boudewijn Bouckaert & Gerrit De Geest 2000).

Regulatory Initiatives, in Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 1998-1999 (Jeffrey S. Lubbers 2000).

Regulatory Alternatives, in Blood Banking and Regulation: Procedures, Problems, and Alternatives (Edward Dauer 1996).

Articles

Inequality, Social Resilience, and the Green Economy,.

Overuse of Antibiotics in Concentrated Feeding Operations and Tort Law, 47 557 (2017).

ARBITRARINESS REVIEW MADE REASONABLE: STRUCTURAL AND CONCEPTUAL REFORM OF THE"HARD LOOK", 92 331-380 (2016).

Talking About Regulation: Political Discourse & Regulatory Gridlock, 7 101-138 (2016).

The Failure to Understand Expertise in Administrative Law: The Problem and the Consequences, 51 Wake Forest Law Review (2016).

Constraining White House Political Control of Agency Rulemaking Through the Duty of Reasoned Explanation, 48 University of California Davis Law Review 1457 (2015).

Dying At Work: Political Discourse and Occupational Safety and Healthy, 49 Wake Forest Law Review 831 (2014).

Constraining White House Political Control of Agency Rulemaking Through the Duty of Reasoned Explanation, 48 1457.

Public Participation Without a Public: The Challenge for Administrative Law, 78 University of Missouri Law Review 489 (2013).

Rethinking Administrative Law: The Institutions of Public Law, 53 Washburn Law Journal 1 (2013).

Does OIRA Improve the Rulemaking Process?: Cass Sunstein's Incomplete Defense, Administrative and Regulatory Law News (2013).

Chevron and the Legitimacy of"Expert" Public Administration, 22 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal 465 (2013).

Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Organizational Design Perspective, 19 NYU Environmental Law Review 102 (2012).

Politicized Judicial Review in Administrative Law: Three Impossible Ways Forward, 19 George Mason Law Review 319 (2012).

Regulatory Capture: Diagnosis, Causality and Remediation, 17 Roger Williams University Law Review 221-57 (2012).

Regulatory Science in Rulemaking and Tort: Unifying The Weight of the Evidence Approach, 3 Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy 101 (2012).

The Enlightenment of Administrative Law: Looking Inside of the Agency for Legitimacy, 47 Wake Forest Law Review 463-502 (2012).

Paul Verkuil and Pragmatic Adjustment in Government, 32 Cardozo Law Review 2459 (2011).

Book Review: Carl F. Cranor, Legally Poisoned: How the Law Puts Us At Risk From Toxicants, American Journal of Industrial Medicine (2011).

The Future of the Administrative Presidency: Turning Administrative Law Inside-Out, 65 Miami Law Review 577 (2010).

The Social Costs of Dangerous Products: An Empirical Investigation, 18 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 775-829 (2009).

Eight Things Americans Can't Figure Out About Controlling Administrative Power, 61 Administrative Law Review 5-28 (2009).

"Political Science": Regulatory Science After the Bush Administration, 4 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy 31-43 (2009).

Capture, Accountability, and Regulatory Metrics, 86 Texas Law Review 1741 (2008).

Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Pragmatic Reorientation, 32 Harvard Environmental Law Journal 433 (2008).

OMB and the Politicization of Risk Assessment, 37 Environmental Law 1083 (2007).

United Church of Christ v. FCC: Private Attorney Generals and the Rule of Law, 58 Administrative Law Review 939 (2007).

The People's Agent: Executive Branch Secrecy and Accountability in an Age of Terrorism, 69 Law and Contemporary Problems 99 (2006).

Government Benefits and the Rule of Law: Toward A Standards-Based Theory of Due Process, 57 Administrative Law Review 107 (2005).

Pragmatic Administrative Law, Issues in Legal Scholarship, The Reformation of American Administrative Law (2005).

Rethinking Reform of Electricity Markets, 40 Wake Forest Law Review 497 (2005).

The Case Against the IQA, Environmental Forum 26 (2005).

Improving Regulation Through Incremental Adjustment, 52 University of Kansas Law Review 1179 (2004).

OMB's Dubious Peer Review Proposals, 34 Environmental Law Reporter 10064 (2004).

Outsourcing Government Regulation, 53 Duke Law Journal 389 (2004).

The APA and the Back-End of Regulation: Procedures for Informal Adjudication, 56 Administrative Law Review 1159 (2004).

The Information Quality Act and Environmental Protection: The Perils of Reform By Appropriations Rider, 28 William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review 339 (2004).

Administrative Procedure and the Decline of the Trial, 51 Kansas Law Review 473 (2003).

The Missing Perspective, 20 Environmental Forum 43 (2003).

Book Review: Regulatory Encounters and American Adversarial Legalism, 50 American Journal of Comparative Law 229 (2002).

Matching Public Ends and Private Means: Insights from the New Institutional Economics, 6 Journal of Small and Emerging Business 43 (2002).

The New GATT Trade Regime, Regulatory Protection, and Public Accountability, 54 Administrative Law Review 435 (2002).

Two Cheers For HBO: The Problem of the Nonpublic Record, 54 Administrative Law Review 853 (2002).

Goals, Instruments, and Environmental Policy Choice, 10 Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum 297 (2001).

Administrative Law After the Counter-Reformation: Restoring Faith in Pragmatic Government, 48 Kansas Law Review 689 (2000).

Top Ten Reasons That Law Students Dislike Administrative Law and What Can (or Should) Be Done About Them, 38 Brandeis Law Journal 351 (2000).

Voluntary Regulatory Compliance in Theory and Practice: The Case of OSHA, 52 Administrative Law Review 97 (2000).

The Necessity of OSHA, 8 Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy 22 (1999).

Lab Safety and the Law, 18 Chemtech 267 (1998).

Analyzing Government Regulation, 49 Administrative Law Review 377 (1997).

OSHA Reform: Cooperation Versus Punishment, 49 Administrative Law Review 713 (1997).

Substantive Reform, Judicial Review, and Agency Resources: OSHA As An Case Study, 19 Administrative Law Review 645 (1997).

A Delegation Theory of the APA, 10 Administrative Law Journal 89 (1996).

Agency Priority Setting and Review of Existing Rules, 48 Administrative Law Review 370 (1996).

OSHA's Critics and Regulatory Reform, 31 Wake Forest Law Review 587 (1996).

Judicial Incentives and Indeterminacy in Substantive Review of Administrative Decisions, 44 Duke Law Journal 1051 (1995).

Keeping The Baby and Throwing Out The Bathwater: Justice Breyer's Critique of Regulation, 8 Administrative Law Journal 713 (1995).

The Resolution of Technological Controversies In Regulatory Agencies, 6 Risk: Issues in Health and Safety 127 (1995).

Occupational Safety & Health: Policy Options and Political Reality, 31 Houston Law Review 13 (1994).

Political Oversight and the Deterioration of Regulatory Policy, 46 Administrative Law Review 1 (1994).

Rejoining the Battle Against Noise Pollution, 9 Issues in Science & Technology 73 (1993).

Lessons From A Public Policy Failure: EPA and Noise Abatement, 19 Ecology Law Quarterly 1 (1992).

Not So Paradoxical: The Rational For OSHA, 1991 Duke Law Journal 729 (1991).

Poverty and the Politics of Occupational Safety and Health, 1 Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy 127 (1991).

Reflections On Teaching Administrative Law: Time For A SEQUEL, 43 Administrative Law Review 501 (1991).

Biotechnology and the Design of Regulation, 17 Ecology Law Quarterly 1 (1990).

Public Accountability of Advisory Committees, 1 Risk: Issues in Health and Safety 189 (1990).

Rethinking OSHA: Rulemaking Reforms and Legislative Changes, 6 Yale Journal on Regulation 1 (1989).

Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Quiet Revolution In Administrative Law, 1998 Duke Law Journal 819 (1988).

Heightened Scrutiny of the Fourth Branch: Separation of Powers and The Requirement of Adequate Reasons for Agency Decisions, 1987 Duke Law Journal 387 (1987).

Scientific Issues and The Function of Hearing Procedures: An Evaluation of FDA's Public Board of Inquiry, 1986 Duke Law Review 288 (1986).

Utility Regulation and the Political Process, 33 Kansas Law Review 491 (1985).

Responses to Occupational Disease: The Role of Markets, Regulation, and Information, 72 Georgetown Law Journal 601 (1984).

Political and Judicial Review of Agency Action, 60 Texas Law Review 1175 (1982).

Public Regulation of DNA Gene Therapy, 3 Journal of Legal Medicine 185 (1982).

Rethinking Kansas Administrative Procedure, 28 Kansas Law Review 419 (1980).

The Trade Secret Status of Health and Safety Testing Information: Reforming Agency Disclosure Policies, 93 Harvard Law Review 837 (1980).

Divorcing Profit Motivation From New Drug Research: A Consideration of Proposals to Provide FDA with More Reliable Test Data, 1978 Duke Law Journal 154 (1978).

Limiting Physician Freedom to Prescribe a Drug for Any Purpose: The Need for FDA Regulation, 73 Northwestern Law Review 801 (1978).

Abstention and Primary Jurisdiction: Two Chips Off the Same Block? -- A Comparative Analysis, 60 Cornell Law Review 75 (1974).

Other

20 Most-Cited Administrative and/or Environmental Law Faculty, 2010-2014, Law Professor Blog Network (May 30, 2016).

Fairness and Equity Are American Values, Huffington Post (August 10, 2015).

A Turning of the Tide? More Belief in Government, Less Blind Faith in Markets, Huffington Post (January 30, 2014).

Comments to the FDA on food safety rules for raw produce on November 15, 2013.

Comments to the FDA on preventive controls for human food production, November 15, 2013, (with CPR Member Scholars Lisa Heinzerling, Thomas O. McGarity, and Rena Steinzor, and CPR Policy Analyst Michael Patoka).

TSCA Reform Preserving Tort and Regulatory Approaches.

Toxic Chemical Reform Must Help, Not Hinder, States and Victims' Rights, Huffington Post (October 29, 2013).

Talking Through Their Hats: Senate Republicans Opposed to President Obama's D.C. Circuit Court Nominees, Huffington Post (June 4, 2013).

At the Company's Mercy: Protecting Contingent Workers from Unsafe Working Conditions, CPR White Paper #1301.

Distorting the Interests of Small Business: How the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy's Politicization of Small Business Concerns Undermines Public Health and Safety, CPR White Paper #1302.

Oral Testimony, Prepared Statement, REGULATORY ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2011, HEARING BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ONE HUNDRED TWELFTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION ON H.R. 3010 , OCTOBER 25, 2011, Serial No. 112–75 (January 2012).

Regulatory Pay-Go: Rationing the Public Interest, CPR Issue Reform Altert 1214 (October 2012).

The Next OSHA: Progressive Reforms to Empower Workrs, CPR WHITE PAPER 1207 (July 2012).

The Truth About Torts: Defensive Medicine and the Unsupported Case for Medical Malpractice "Reform, CPR WHITE PAPER 1203 (March 8, 2012).

Witness, Submission for the Record, PROTECTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST: UNDERSTANDING THE THREAT OF AGENCY CAPTURE, HEARING before the SUBCOMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATIVE OVERSIGHT AND THE COURTS of the COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY, UNITED STATES SENATE, ONE HUNDRED ELEVENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, AUGUST 3, 2010, Serial No. J-111-105 (March 2011).

Key OSHA Safety Initiative Potentially Delayed Months by White House Nitpicking, Huffington Post (March 30, 2011).

Do Regulations Cost $1.75 Trillion? Not Exactly, Huffington Post (February 9, 2011).

False Choices: Senator Warner's Plan to Adopt a Regulation, Drop a Regulation, Huffington Post (December 14, 2010).