Administrative Law

Contractors in Rulemaking

Contractors in Rulemaking

Guidance from ACUS seeks to help agencies craft policies guiding their use of contractors in the rulemaking process.

Using Technology and Contractors in the Administrative State

Using Technology and Contractors in the Administrative State

Government agency recommends that other federal agencies follow best practices for automation, notice, and use of private contractors.

Nostalgia for Agency Expertise

Nostalgia for Agency Expertise

Calls for more deference to agency expertise derive from an unrealistic view of executive policymaking.

A Major Ruling on Major Questions

A Major Ruling on Major Questions

In West Virginia v. EPA, the Supreme Court cements the major questions doctrine and strengthens the separation of powers.

Cataloging and Clarifying Judicial Review Statutes

Cataloging and Clarifying Judicial Review Statutes

Congress should seek to remove procedural obstacles that inhibit statutory access to judicial review.

Improving Transparency and Administrative Accountability

Improving Transparency and Administrative Accountability

ACUS issues recommendations to improve administrative governance.

The Regulation of Black Families

The Regulation of Black Families

The United States should replace its current family surveillance system with one that improves children’s welfare.

Priorities and the State of Implicit Bias in Crimmigration

Priorities and the State of Implicit Bias in Crimmigration

Written immigration enforcement priorities might promote transparency but still might not address inequities.

Race and Regulation

Race and Regulation

Experts examine how regulatory policies disproportionately affect communities of color.

How Ending Forced Arbitration Advances Economic Justice

How Ending Forced Arbitration Advances Economic Justice

The CFPB has the power to curtail the use of forced arbitration clauses that hinder consumer rights.

Administrative Law Essay Competition Winners

Administrative Law Essay Competition Winners

Two essays by the student winners of a Penn Law essay competition describe important regulatory issues.

Regulatory Engagement is Due for an Upgrade

Regulatory Engagement is Due for an Upgrade

Improving comment solicitation and fixing Regulations.gov will enhance access to the regulatory process.