Reforming Congress – Peter Shane, Professor and Davis Chair in Law Emeritus, Ohio State

May 24, 2022   Matthew Chervenak

  • Congressional Reform
  • Video
  • 00:18 Background
  • 04:01 On the relationship between Congress and the presidency
  • 11:00 How Congress delegated its rule-making authority to the Executive Branch
  • 14:04 How Congress’s expertise capacity measure compare to the Executive’s expertise capacity?
  • 16:31 On the balance between Congress and the Judicial Branch
  • 20:53 Understanding the intent of legislation
  • 27:50 Tell us about your work in political communication information, what did your research find?
  • 37:23 Information flows from Congress to the public
  • 43:12 How has the media and Congress evolved over time?
  • 49:12 Methods of dialogue
  • 53:27 Overcoming the distortion of information/policy opinions that Members of Congress receive
  • 58:12 On the point of view of special interests
  • 01:01:24 Challenges of allocating time for complex issues
  • 01:06:21 Oversight in the Executive branch carries out the law
  • 01:11:34 On unenforced laws
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