Sunday, January 16, 2022
Immigration Article of the Day: The Racial Roots of the Federal Administrative State by Jonathan Weinberg
The Racial Roots of the Federal Administrative State by Jonathan Weinberg, 45 Administrative & Regulatory Law News #4 (Summer 2020), at 15
This brief essay, part of a 2020 symposium on Race and Administrative Law, locates the roots of today’s administrative state in the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. The implementation of that law laid the foundations of nearly all of modern U.S. administrative law.