ACUS

Electronic Case Management Can Improve Adjudication

Agencies can benefit from using digital technology to manage case files.

Severability in Agency Rulemaking

Agencies should include severability clauses in rules to minimize legal uncertainty.

Improving the Efficiency of the Paperwork Reduction Act

ACUS collaborated with agency officials to identify inefficiencies in the PRA approval process.

General Rules for Agency Adjudications?

Model Adjudication Rules provide agencies with a guide for improving their own procedures.

Improving Agency Procedure

Experts highlight new model adjudication rules and recent recommendations to improve governmental processes.

The National Injunction and the Administrative Procedure Act

Critics of national injunctions should not stretch the meaning of key words in the APA.

Headless Agency Adjudication at the Patent Office

Supreme Court approval of patent adjudication raises new questions about limits of modern agency adjudication.

How Agencies Should Use Waivers and Exemptions

ACUS report recommends best practices for federal agencies using prospective waivers and exemptions.

Regulating Marketable Permits

ACUS provides marketable permit recommendations to harness efficiency and maintain policy objectives.

Learning What Works in Regulation

ACUS recommends agencies take steps to study the impacts of their rules.

Using Plain Language to Draft Regulations

ACUS recommendation offers suggestions for making the language of agency documents more accessible.

Understanding and Addressing Controversies About Agency Guidance

Experts weigh in on recent report and ACUS recommendation on agency guidance.