Administrative Procedure

Should Administrative Agencies Adopt Class Action Procedures?

Should Administrative Agencies Adopt Class Action Procedures?

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

Big-City Rules, Without Any Rules

Big-City Rules, Without Any Rules

A reformer takes on a major city bureaucracy that has grown accustomed to informal lawmaking procedures.

Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making It Simpler

Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making It Simpler

Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.

Finality and the Virtues of Jurisdictional Declarations

Finality and the Virtues of Jurisdictional Declarations

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

A Resource List on Regulatory Capture and Reform

A Resource List on Regulatory Capture and Reform

Learn about the history of regulatory capture, its effect on public policy, and remedies for addressing corruption.

When the Rule-Makers Are Captured

When the Rule-Makers Are Captured

According to experts on a recent panel, identifying, measuring, and tackling capture should be a top priority for government.

Old and New Capture

Old and New Capture

These two forms of regulatory capture require different solutions.

Preventing Regulatory Capture

Preventing Regulatory Capture

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

Committee Recommends Cautious Use of Issue Exhaustion Doctrine in Rulemaking Cases

Committee Recommends Cautious Use of Issue Exhaustion Doctrine in Rulemaking Cases

ACUS committee warns against requirement to raise issues in rulemaking before seeking judicial review.

Bringing Administrative Hearings to the People

Bringing Administrative Hearings to the People

Administrative Conference report recommends best practices for video conferencing by federal agencies.

Evaluating Regulations after the Fact

Evaluating Regulations after the Fact

ACUS calls for incorporation of retrospective analysis into the regulatory process.

Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Agencies apparently fail to comply with a mandatory reporting requirement for many federal regulations.