Process

Police Departments Adopt Automated DNA Testing

Rapid DNA technology expands law enforcement’s ability to test samples, but also raises privacy concerns.

OMB’s New Approach to Agency Guidance Documents

Research fellow argues that a recent OMB memo could improve regulatory lawmaking.

Is Insurance Regulation Unconstitutional?

Scholar argues that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’s power to regulate violates states’ constitutions.

Supreme Court Examines Liquor Retail Regulations

The Court’s decision will weigh states’ regulatory powers against concerns of economic protectionism.

Public Engagement in Rulemaking

Agencies should work to expand public engagement efforts beyond notice and comment.

Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators

ACUS’s recommendation on recusal could improve federal agency adjudication.

Hurdles in Building Public-Private Partnerships

Guidance from ACUS could help agencies navigate partnerships with the private sector.

Accessing Agency Procedure

The Administrative Conference of the United States recommends greater transparency about agency procedure.

Improving Regulations.gov

Implementing ACUS recommendations would enhance access to rulemaking materials.

Guiding Agencies to Improve Transparency and Efficiency

Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.

Investigating the Trump Administration

Scholar points to potential challenges facing congressional investigations into the executive branch.

Has the Supreme Court Endorsed the Use of Junk Science in the Administrative State?

A recent Supreme Court decision could allow courts to rely on dubious science.