Process

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.

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Combatting Deregulation with Regulatory Horcruxes

Scholar argues that spreading regulatory authority may insulate programs from future deregulatory pressures.

Statutory Clarity and Judicial Review of Regulatory Impact Analysis

Precise statutory language corresponds to better benefit-cost analysis and more consistent judicial review.

You Need to See It to Believe It

Scholars argue that the use of visual media in federal rulemaking promotes democratic values.

The Ideological Origins of Deregulation

Much support for government deregulation originates from left-wing thought.

How the Trump Administration Might Defend Its Border Emergency

The validity of the newest national emergency could be supported by decades-old emergencies.

Deregulation Drains Government Expertise

President Trump’s deregulation efforts have resulted in fewer career experts at regulatory agencies.