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Nick Bagley

Professor of Law

University of Michigan Law School

Professor Nicholas Bagley teaches and writes in the areas of administrative law, regulatory theory, and health law. Prior to joining the Law School faculty, he was an attorney with the appellate staff in the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he argued a dozen cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals and acted as lead counsel in many more. Professor Bagley also served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court and to the Hon. David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit. Professor Bagley holds a BA in English from Yale University and received his JD, summa cum laude, from New York University School of Law. Before entering law school, he joined Teach For America and taught eighth-grade English at a public school in South Bronx. Professor Bagley's work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. His article, "Centralized Oversight of the Regulatory State," which he coauthored with Richard Revesz, was selected as the best article in the field in 2006 by the American Bar Association's Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. In August 2010, Professor Bagley testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts about agency capture. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Law School's L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a frequent contributor toThe Incidental Economist​, a prominent health policy blog.

 

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Just How Many Billions of Dollars Are at Stake in the Litigation over Cost-Sharing Payments?

4/20/18  //  Commentary

The Court of Federal Claims has certified a class action brought by insurers to recover the cost-sharing payments that President Trump unceremoniously terminated. Its rationale suggests that the United States could be held liable for tens of billions of dollars.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

Knock it off, Idaho. (But carry on, Idaho.)

3/9/18  //  Commentary

The Trump administration won't look the other way as Idaho ignores the Affordable Care Act. But it's hoping to adopt a rule that will allow Idaho to achieve the same goal by other means.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

A Feeble Constitutional Challenge to the ACA.

3/5/18  //  Commentary

A group of 20 states argues that the entire ACA should be invalidated. The litigation doesn't have legs, but will the Justice Department defend the law?

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

As Idaho Goes, So Goes The Nation

2/22/18  //  Commentary

Idaho is flouting the Affordable Care Act. Will the courts do anything to stop it?

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

Enjoining the Contraception Rules

12/18/17  //  Commentary

A district court has stopped the Trump administration's hasty and poorly justified effort to relieve employers of their legal obligation to cover contraception.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

The Tax Bill Destroys an Important Part of Obamacare. The States Can Save It.

12/14/17  //  Commentary

Adopting mandates at the state level would help stabilize insurance markets, keeping premiums in check and forestalling coverage losses. And it's perfectly legal.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School