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Recruiting and Hiring Agency Attorneys

Recruiting and Hiring Agency Attorneys

ACUS recommendations seek to improve the processes for hiring government lawyers.

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Timely and extensive interventions have facilitated Portugal’s success in addressing COVID-19.

Improving Economic Analysis by Reorganizing Agencies’ Economists

Improving Economic Analysis by Reorganizing Agencies’ Economists

An ACUS recommendation could help agencies better organize their economics staffs.

China’s Administrative State Is Both a Blessing and a Curse

China’s Administrative State Is Both a Blessing and a Curse

China’s approach to regulatory law has both helped and hindered the government’s response to COVID-19.

Identifying Agency Leaders

Identifying Agency Leaders

The federal government can and should do a better job of making basic information about high-level officials easily available.

Acting Officials and Delegated Authority

Acting Officials and Delegated Authority

Agencies should promote transparency about vacant and acting positions by making information publicly available.

Seeking to Improve Administrative Transparency and Expertise

Seeking to Improve Administrative Transparency and Expertise

Federal agency issues recommendations to improve transparency and help better inform administrative government.

Politics, Prosecutors, and Procedural Fairness

Politics, Prosecutors, and Procedural Fairness

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

Regulating Complaints in Human Subjects Research

Regulating Complaints in Human Subjects Research

Scholar examines the institutional review board process for resolving disputes in human subjects research.

Chile’s Political and Institutional Response to COVID-19

Chile’s Political and Institutional Response to COVID-19

Expanded executive power presents challenges to plans for constitutional and political reform.

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

More Philadelphia historic properties could be revitalized with reduced red tape.

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

In Brazil, a political crisis rages between federal and state governments as coronavirus cases keep rising.