Opinion

A Proposal for PolicyPilots.gov

A centralized platform for rigorous policy pilots would encourage collaboration between agencies and academia.

How Can Experiments Play a Greater Role in Public Policy?

Policymakers should take steps to ensure successful pilots can be scaled up effectively.

Private Standards and Public Governance

New book offers crucial insights into how private standards can complement if not substitute for regulation.

Interpretive Rules in Practice

A new ACUS recommendation on interpretive rules largely aligns with a prior one on policy statements.

The Future of Administrative Law Judge Selection

ACUS sets out new recommendations for agency hiring of ALJs.

Making Guidance Available to the Public

ACUS recommends agencies take steps to make their guidance more accessible.

How to Improve Allocations of Regulatory Authority

A recent dispute illustrates how policymakers often miss crucial insights about structuring government.

The Ongoing Saga of Chevron and Net Neutrality

The FCC’s position on internet access will continue to change unless Congress passes clear legislation.

Understand the Internet’s Most Important Law Before Changing It

To determine whether to modify liability protection for internet companies, more information will be needed.

The Semi-Autonomous Administrative State

Administrative law should move past its dichotomous debate over agency independence.

Kavanaugh’s First-Year Report Card

In his initial year on the Supreme Court, Justice Kavanaugh’s performance on the bench appears balanced and deliberate.

Is a Ceiling on Regulatory Costs Reasonable?

Setting a regulatory budget at a cost of zero ignores evidence of regulation’s high return on investment.