Administrative Procedure Act

Should We Run Agencies More Like Businesses?

Legal scholar argues for greater reliance on entrepreneurial strategies in regulation.

The Regulatory Accountability Act and the Obsolescence of Formal Rulemaking

Administrative agencies should not be required to use a process that has been obsolete for decades.

Achieving Agency Compliance

Scholar examines the role of contempt findings in ensuring agency compliance with court orders.

A Wolf in Sheep’s Skin

The Early Participation in Regulations Act will further complicate the rulemaking process.

Giving the Platypus of Formal Rulemaking a Second Look, Again

Legal scholar reexamines the formal rulemaking process in response to criticism.

The Ongoing Rise of Good Governance in China

Influenced by American and Western practices, China continues to produce governmental innovations.

Assessing the Regulatory Accountability Act

Scholars debate the merits and drawbacks of the recently proposed Regulatory Accountability Act, which would dramatically reform the rulemaking process.

Requiring Formal Rulemaking Is a Thinly Veiled Attempt to Halt Regulation

Regulatory reform bill’s public hearing requirement will hinder agencies’ attempts to regulate.

The Regulatory Accountability Act Is a Model of Bipartisan Reform

Recent bill would provide much-needed change to the most prominent source of U.S. administrative law.

Donald Trump’s Unconstitutional Executive Order on Regulations

President Trump’s “one-in, two-out” mandate is irrational and violates the Constitution.

Ditch the Flawed Legislative Proposal to Police Agency Communications

Provisions of the Senate’s Regulatory Accountability Act would do more harm than good.

The Trump Administration’s Regulatory Reform Options

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