Administrative Procedure Act

The Trump Administration’s Regulatory Reform Options

The new Administration and Congress can use several procedures to cut down on regulation.

Should Administrative Agencies Adopt Class Action Procedures?

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

Executive Power After United States v. Texas

This closely watched case highlights larger lessons about the limits on executive power.

A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

Two Supreme Court decisions raise questions about the role of states in emerging electricity markets.

Finality and the Virtues of Jurisdictional Declarations

The Supreme Court sheds light on the finality of Army Corps of Engineers’ jurisdictional determinations.

Preventing Regulatory Capture

When a regulation’s benefits exceed its costs, simplicity and interdisciplinary processes are essential to reducing capture.

Rooting Out Regulatory Capture

Distinguished public servants and scholars examine critical issues concerning regulatory capture—and offer solutions on its eradication.

Is Quantified Cost-Benefit Analysis a Requirement for Rulemaking?

Administrative law expert explores whether agencies must always use numbers to justify new rules.

RegBlog@5

In commemoration of RegBlog’s fifth anniversary, experts looks back on the last five years of regulation before looking forward to the next.

Using the APA to Constrain Presidential Inaction

Dan Walters argues that the Administrative Procedure Act provides the courts with the best framework for reviewing presidential inaction.

Supreme Court Mulls Price of Not Using Power

Electricity regulator wants strong incentive to conserve, but one business group says the government is overreaching.

A More Sensible Approach to Vesting Jurisdiction for Judicial Review of Agency Decisions

A clearer framework is needed to address jurisdiction questions in legal actions against agencies.