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The Regulatory Accountability Act Is a Model of Bipartisan Reform

Recent bill would provide much-needed change to the most prominent source of U.S. administrative law.

A Good Effort, with One Glaring Flaw

Regulatory reform bill’s requirement of oral evidentiary hearings for rulemakings may prove to be ineffective.

Inside Agency Class Actions

Most agencies enjoy authority to aggregate cases and would benefit from doing so, but very few actually do.

Should the Education Department Hear Class Actions when Colleges Collapse?

The agency’s proposal to streamline student loan forgiveness claims is laudable, with its potential for a fairer, more efficient process.

An Education in Regulatory Reform

Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.

The Regional Reality of Federal Regulation

Penn Law students learn about adjudication and regional enforcement of regulations.

Should Administrative Agencies Adopt Class Action Procedures?

Responding to significant agency backlogs, a new report recommends class action-type procedures.

When the Rule-Makers Are Captured

According to experts on a recent panel, identifying, measuring, and tackling capture should be a top priority for government.

Building More Effective Regulation

The past few years in regulation offer lessons for the next five.

Finding the Middle Ground in Regulatory Reform

Commentator offers ideas for regulatory reform with bipartisan appeal.

When Politicians Are Not Experts, Agencies Step In

ACUS report addresses best practices for agency involvement in drafting legislation.

Increasing Agency Use of Declaratory Orders

Legal scholar believes that declaratory orders can improve the value of agency advice.