OMB’s draft Circular A-4 in places provides vague guidance that lets ideology—not evidence—drive regulatory design.
Robert S. Adler, former CPSC Commissioner, discusses the evolution of regulatory approaches to consumer safety and protection.
“Move fast and break things” is not always the best, or even most agile, approach to governance.
A robust institutional capacity and a supportive legislative framework are needed to ensure agile regulation succeeds.
By applying principles from software development, regulators can improve regulatory performance in a fast-changing world.
Successful governing today—and in the future—depends on officials adopting an agile mindset.
Experts extol the virtues of applying agile thinking to regulatory policymaking and implementation.
Recent efforts to promote agile governance have deep roots in American pragmatism.
In Biden v. Nebraska, the Supreme Court again asserts its own authority to make society’s most important policy choices.
The U.S. Supreme Court holds that states lack standing to challenge immigration prioritization guidelines.
The Supreme Court grants district-court jurisdiction in an opinion hampering agencies’ adjudicatory authority.
John D. Graham discusses reforming the regulatory process to prioritize equity.