Judicial Review

The Committee on Judicial Review addresses statutory and case law concerning court review of administrative actions. It also may examine those aspects of administrative procedure that affect the effectiveness or availability of judicial review.

Committee Contacts

Committee Chair
William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law
Washington University School of Law
314.935.6490 levin@wulaw.wustl.edu
Staff Counsel

Committee Meetings & Events

Committee Research Projects


The Administrative Conference’s Recommendation 73-1, Adverse Agency Publicity examines statements made by an agency or its personnel which invite...

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Administrative exhaustion is a familiar feature of administrative law jurisprudence.  It normally bars a party from appealing an agency action (typically an agency adjudication) to a court until...

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At its Plenary Session on June 13-14, 2013, the Administrative Conference of the United States adopted Recommendation 2013-4, concerning the Administrative Record in Informal...

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The Congressional Review Act (“CRA”) implements a process for Congressional review of agency rules.  5 U.S.C. §§ 801-08.  Under the CRA, agencies must submit rules to both...

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Recommendation 2012-6, “Reform of 28 U.S.C. Section 1500,” urges Congress to repeal Section 1500, which divests the U.S. Court of Federal Claims of jurisdiction when a plaintiff has claims against...

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Committee Members

Name Role Organization
Ronald M. Levin Committee Chair, Public Member Washington University School of Law
Boris Bershteyn Public Member Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Betty Jo Christian Senior Fellow Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Caroline Fredrickson Public Member American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
Seth Jaffe Government Member Office of Government Ethics
Paul D. Kamenar Senior Fellow Washington Legal Foundation
Brett M. Kavanaugh Liaison Representative U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Mary C. McQueen Liaison Representative National Center for State Courts
Christopher J. Meade Government Member Department of the Treasury
David Morris Michaels Government Member Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Jeffrey P. Minear Liaison Representative Judicial Conference of the United States
Alan B. Morrison Senior Fellow The George Washington University Law School
S. Jay Plager Senior Fellow U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Jill Sayenga Liaison Representative Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Eugene Scalia Public Member Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Lois J. Schiffer Liaison Representative National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
David Shonka Government Member Federal Trade Commission
Jonathan Siegel Special Counsel George Washington University Law School
Helgi C. Walker Public Member Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, D.C.
Allison M. Zieve Public Member Public Citizen Litigation Group