Administrative Procedure Act

Regulatory Reform Under Reagan and Trump

Regulatory Reform Under Reagan and Trump

Reagan-era regulatory reform will help restrict rule rescissions under Executive Order 13,771.

Challenging the Anti-Regulatory Narrative

Challenging the Anti-Regulatory Narrative

The Clean Air Act’s success reveals the flaws in the standard critique of the administrative state.

Laying Down the Law on Rule Delays

Laying Down the Law on Rule Delays

Recent judicial decisions help clarify the legality of rule freezes after a change in administration.

Headless Agency Adjudication at the Patent Office

Headless Agency Adjudication at the Patent Office

Supreme Court approval of patent adjudication raises new questions about limits of modern agency adjudication.

Learning What Works in Regulation

Learning What Works in Regulation

ACUS recommends agencies take steps to study the impacts of their rules.

Using Plain Language to Draft Regulations

Using Plain Language to Draft Regulations

ACUS recommendation offers suggestions for making the language of agency documents more accessible.

Understanding and Addressing Controversies About Agency Guidance

Understanding and Addressing Controversies About Agency Guidance

Experts weigh in on recent report and ACUS recommendation on agency guidance.

Guidance and the Congressional Review Act

Guidance and the Congressional Review Act

Congress faces issues in attempting to apply regulation-removing law to agency guidance.

Getting Back to the Basics with Agency Rulemaking

Getting Back to the Basics with Agency Rulemaking

The United States needs a bipartisan push to bring transparency and accountability back into the rulemaking process.

Should We Run Agencies More Like Businesses?

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

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

Achieving Agency Compliance

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