The Yale Law Journal

Bradley Lipton


Trade Secret Law and the Changing Role of Judge and Jury

Bradley Lipton

120 Yale L.J. 955 (2011). 


Accountability, Deference, and the Skidmore Doctrine

Bradley Lipton

119 Yale L.J. 2096 (2010). 

This Note argues that government agencies should receive substantial deference when they interpret statutes informally under the standard of Skidmore v. Swift & Co. A key reason why courts defer to agencies is that agencies are more politically accountable than courts. C…