Process

“Remain in Mexico” Policy Remains in Effect for Now

Recent Trump Administration immigration policy survives round one in the courts.

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.

Deregulation, Reagan-Style

Presidents Reagan and Trump differ on approaches to social and economic regulation.

Regulatory Reforms and Counter-Reformations

Some of President Trump’s deregulatory actions are innovations, others build on his predecessors’ work.

A Brief History of Regulation and Deregulation

The history of regulatory policy in the United States is rich, but its future remains unclear.