Risk Benefit for Medical Treatment

Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda


A little review on rules v. guidance documents – the transgender bathroom rule documents

Letter to Emily Prince from James A. Ferg-Cadima, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Education dated January 7, 2015

Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students jointly issued by the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and the Department of Education dated May 13, 2016

Dear Colleague letter withdrawing the guidance on transgender student bathroom use

Read these letter and be prepared to discuss whether they are proper guidance documents or improper rules. We will return to these when we discuss the legal standards for deference to agencies.

Carry over readings from last class. Read to B. The Modern Rule in Chapter 4.


Study Guide: Prisons as Administrative Institutions

The Cost of Prisons

LA Prison Stats – Murder Rates – If NO was a Country

Slides: Employment and Liberty