Opinion

Electronic Case Management Can Improve Adjudication

Agencies can benefit from using digital technology to manage case files.

Severability in Agency Rulemaking

Agencies should include severability clauses in rules to minimize legal uncertainty.

Improving the Efficiency of the Paperwork Reduction Act

ACUS collaborated with agency officials to identify inefficiencies in the PRA approval process.

Getting Agencies Back Into the Game

Regulatory reform should reduce rulemaking burdens to promote effective agency action.

General Rules for Agency Adjudications?

Model Adjudication Rules provide agencies with a guide for improving their own procedures.

President Trump’s Space Force Is a Recipe for Wasteful Spending

Militarizing space could open the door to an arms race and excess spending.

FDA Reform Needs to Look More Like Tax Reform

U.S. regulators should model the medical device classification process on recent tax reform.

Restoring Science and Economics to EPA’s Benefit Calculation

EPA’s proposed transparency rules would make the agency’s analyses more scientifically rigorous.

The Challenges of Cryptocurrency Regulation

Volatile cryptocurrencies require regulation, but regulators face many questions about how to do so.

Responding to Anti-Regulatory Tropes

Marchand’s argument questions key regulatory processes and ignores the net benefits of regulation.

Regulatory Process in Dire Need of Reform

EPA exemplifies how agency rulemaking pushes the boundaries of lawful policymaking.

Environmental Justice Is Worth Fighting For

Despite challenges posed by climate change, recent policymaking leaves room for optimism.