ACUS

Public Engagement in Rulemaking

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

Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators

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

Hurdles in Building Public-Private Partnerships

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

Accessing Agency Procedure

The Administrative Conference of the United States recommends greater transparency about agency procedure.

Improving Regulations.gov

Implementing ACUS recommendations would enhance access to rulemaking materials.

Guiding Agencies to Improve Transparency and Efficiency

Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.

OIRA Reinvigorated

Over the last two years, OIRA has made many positive contributions to the administrative state.

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.