ACUS

Managing Adjudicators’ Information Access in the Internet Age

Managing Adjudicators’ Information Access in the Internet Age

ACUS issues new recommendation to help agency adjudicators conduct online independent research.

Recruiting and Hiring Agency Attorneys

Recruiting and Hiring Agency Attorneys

ACUS recommendations seek to improve the processes for hiring government lawyers.

Improving Economic Analysis by Reorganizing Agencies’ Economists

Improving Economic Analysis by Reorganizing Agencies’ Economists

An ACUS recommendation could help agencies better organize their economics staffs.

Identifying Agency Leaders

Identifying Agency Leaders

The federal government can and should do a better job of making basic information about high-level officials easily available.

Seeking to Improve Administrative Transparency and Expertise

Seeking to Improve Administrative Transparency and Expertise

Federal agency issues recommendations to improve transparency and help better inform administrative government.

Interpretive Rules in Practice

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

The Future of Administrative Law Judge Selection

ACUS sets out new recommendations for agency hiring of ALJs.

Making Guidance Available to the Public

Making Guidance Available to the Public

ACUS recommends agencies take steps to make their guidance more accessible.

Prioritizing Accessibility and Clarity in Agency Actions

Prioritizing Accessibility and Clarity in Agency Actions

Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations addressing public access to guidance, ALJ hiring procedures, and interpretive rules.

Public Engagement in Rulemaking

Public Engagement in Rulemaking

Agencies should work to expand public engagement efforts beyond notice and comment.

Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators

Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators

ACUS’s recommendation on recusal could improve federal agency adjudication.

Hurdles in Building Public-Private Partnerships

Hurdles in Building Public-Private Partnerships

Guidance from ACUS could help agencies navigate partnerships with the private sector.