Author, professor, and journalist Michael E. Norris, PhD, is the founder and editor of Between The Coasts and teaches government at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas. He is the author of Reinventing the Administrative State, an analysis of the bureaucracy-modernization efforts of the Clinton and following Bush administrations (University Press of America, 2000), and Undue Process: Taking The Law Out Of Law Enforcement, an analysis of the constitutional impact of the privatization of law enforcement (Cognella Academic Press, 2015 and 2018). Contact him at