A Voluntary Coda
Just as with the process of creating voluntary codes and standards, the development of Codes-and-Standards.org was truly collaborative.
Private Standards and the Benzene Case
A classic Supreme Court case highlights the impact and importance of private standards for regulated entities.
Incorporated Standards in a Federal System
When state and local officials incorporate voluntary codes and standards, they still need to watch out for federal preemption.
Law’s Interaction with Voluntary Codes and Standards
Voluntary codes and standards affect many important aspects of the law and the legal system.
The Procurement Path to AI Governance
Procurement standards could promote responsible use of artificial intelligence by government.
Did Step Zero Help Doom Chevron?
One of the Supreme Court’s most significant administrative law precedents may soon be overturned.
Making Inoperative Guidance Accessible to All
Even when agencies change or rescind guidance documents, they should be clearly labeled and readily available to the public.
Digital Versus Human Algorithms
In deciding to use artificial intelligence, the key question for administrators is a comparative one.
Empathy in an Automated State
Increased use of artificial intelligence in public administration calls for efforts to give government a human touch.
Climate Progress in Glasgow Depends on Domestic Politics
Despite global summits and accords, the solution to climate change rests with individual countries.
Assessing Stigler’s Economic Theory of Regulation
Despite its flaws and limitations, Stigler’s seminal article on the theory of economic regulation offers important lessons.
The Supreme Court’s “Exceptional” Term
Several of the Supreme Court’s recent decisions bolster agency power to alleviate regulatory obligations.