Process

Paper stacks

Reinvigorating the Paperwork Reduction Act

Improving the management of federal information collection requires help from agencies and the White House.

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Law enforcements’ expanding use of cameras raises questions over how to design programs governing them.

Clinical Trials and Actuarial Judgments

Regulators should rely on both clinical and actuarial judgment when setting policy.

Random Audits and Regulatory Compliance

Random audit programs should prioritize transparency to enhance legitimacy and minimize reputational risks.

Randomizing Policy and the Risk of Multiple Hypothesis Testing

Randomized policy research should be pre-registered to reduce the chance of false positive results.

A Proposal for PolicyPilots.gov

A centralized platform for rigorous policy pilots would encourage collaboration between agencies and academia.

How Can Experiments Play a Greater Role in Public Policy?

Policymakers should take steps to ensure successful pilots can be scaled up effectively.

Using Rigorous Policy Pilots to Improve Governance

Scholars examine the benefits, challenges, and best practices of evidence-based policymaking.

Applying Judge-Made Law to Insider Trading

Scholar argues that judges, rather than the legislature, should continue to regulate insider trading.

Examining the Past and Future of Copyright Regulation

Scholar discusses how the Copyright Office could exercise broader rulemaking power.

Interpretive Rules in Practice

A new ACUS recommendation on interpretive rules largely aligns with a prior one on policy statements.

The Future of Administrative Law Judge Selection

ACUS sets out new recommendations for agency hiring of ALJs.