Agency Enforcement Manuals
Agencies can increase fairness by better maintaining their enforcement manuals.
Public Availability of Agency Settlement Agreements
ACUS provides recommendations to promote online disclosure of agency settlements of enforcement actions.
Precedent in Agency Adjudication
Agencies should use ACUS’s recommendation to develop transparent approaches to precedent.
A New Approach to Regulatory Budgeting in Virginia
New agency aims to implement a more impactful approach to reducing regulatory costs.
Confronting the Public Health Threat of Septic Tanks
As climate change amplifies the risks of septic tanks, lawmakers must act to protect their communities.
Modernizing Regulatory Review
Recent Biden Administration reforms will better prepare the regulatory system to meet society’s challenges.
“Making a Fuss” About Disability Rights
Judy Heumann’s fight for disability rights in the 1970s spawned an enduring, cross-disability movement.
Fiduciary Governance for 401(k)s
Retirement policy must evolve to account for participant preferences.
ERISA Plan Fiduciaries and ESG Factors
ERISA plan fiduciaries must be permitted to consider ESG factors when selecting plan investments.
Changes and Challenges to ESG Investing
The Labor Department’s new rule sets forth a principles-based approach to regulating ESG investing.
Investing for Values, Value, or Both?
Fiduciaries should account for participant preferences in designing ESG-friendly 401(k) retirement plans.
Patent Law Could Also Limit Mifepristone Access
Existing patents deter the marketing of more affordable generic drugs that could be used off-label for abortions.