Process

The Dangers of Formulaic Deregulation

Executive Order 13,771 could lead to incidents like the Grenfell Tower fire in the United States.

An Empirical Analysis of the Establishment of Independent Agencies

A divided government may not fully explain the creation of agencies not directly controllable by the President.

Achieving Agency Compliance

Scholar examines the role of contempt findings in ensuring agency compliance with court orders.

When Federal Agencies Do Not Answer to Courts

Scholar examines how agencies operate independently of courts through rulemaking and legislative drafting.

The Future of Countercyclical Regulation

Scholars evaluate the viability of adjusting regulations to accommodate changes in economic conditions.

The Constitutional Executive Order on Regulatory Budgets

President Trump’s regulation-trimming executive order will likely survive judicial scrutiny despite potential policy objections.

Ordering Agencies to Violate the Law

President Trump’s regulatory budget executive order withholds agency action and harms the American public.

A Debate Over President Trump’s “One-In-Two-Out” Executive Order

Policy experts consider the constitutionality of a cornerstone of the President’s regulatory reform efforts.

Enormous Benefits at Minimal Cost

Concerns about runaway regulatory costs are overblown.

The Administrative State Has Run Amok

Recent momentum in favor of regulatory reform is a positive development, and long overdue.

Paralysis by Analysis Is Not Regulatory Reform

Commissioner Mohorovic’s four proposals would impose “paralysis by analysis” on the CPSC.

Two CPSC Commissioners Debate Regulatory Reform

Consumer safety leaders debate how independent agencies can best improve the rulemaking process.