Cary Coglianese

Cary Coglianese is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where he currently serves as the director of the Penn Program on Regulation and the faculty advisor to The Regulatory Review (formerly RegBlog). He specializes in the study of regulation and regulatory processes.

Tracking Legal Responses to COVID-19

Tracking Legal Responses to COVID-19

The Regulatory Review’s extensive COVID-19 global series exemplifies Penn Law’s international and cross-disciplinary strengths.

Politics, Prosecutors, and Procedural Fairness

Politics, Prosecutors, and Procedural Fairness

President Trump contravenes fundamental fairness by exerting political pressure over prosecutors.

Legitimacy, Not Force, Is Key to Presidential Power

Legitimacy, Not Force, Is Key to Presidential Power

President Donald J. Trump’s response to police violence and peaceful protests undermines governmental legitimacy.

Obligation Alleviation During the COVID-19 Crisis

Obligation Alleviation During the COVID-19 Crisis

The most surprising regulatory dimension of the coronavirus crisis may center on the lifting of rules.

Regulation Serves People, and Depends on Them Too

Regulation Serves People, and Depends on Them Too

Regulators and regulatory scholars alike need to keep in mind regulation’s essential human element.

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

Global warming poses unique threats that require paradigmatic shifts to solve.

Six Degrees of Delegation

Six Degrees of Delegation

The nondelegation doctrine actually makes sense when viewed in dimensional terms.

Private Standards and Public Governance

Private Standards and Public Governance

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

Making Guidance Available to the Public

Making Guidance Available to the Public

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

The Semi-Autonomous Administrative State

The Semi-Autonomous Administrative State

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

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Governmental use of artificial intelligence can fit well within existing administrative law constraints.

Justice Stevens’s Legacy to the Administrative State

Justice Stevens’s Legacy to the Administrative State

The late justice’s opinion in Chevron v. NRDC has greatly shaped judicial reasoning about administrative law.