Agency Adjudication

Virtual Hearings in Agency Adjudication

Virtual Hearings in Agency Adjudication

ACUS assesses the changing landscape of how agencies use new technologies to hold hearings.

Protecting Adjudicators From Political Threats

Protecting Adjudicators From Political Threats

Scholars argue that federal administrative law judges need more insulation from political pressures.

Expanding Presidential Influence on Agency Adjudication

Expanding Presidential Influence on Agency Adjudication

The Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Arthrex expands the avenues for politicizing agency adjudication.

Improving Models for Agency Appellate Review

Improving Models for Agency Appellate Review

An ACUS study examines how agency review models differ across agencies.

Rethinking Discretionary Bid Protests

Rethinking Discretionary Bid Protests

Bid challenges are effective management tools, not just administrative attacks.

Publication of Policies Governing Agency Adjudicators

Publication of Policies Governing Agency Adjudicators

To enhance transparency, agencies should publish information about adjudicators on their websites.

Managing Adjudicators’ Information Access in the Internet Age

Managing Adjudicators’ Information Access in the Internet Age

ACUS issues new recommendation to help agency adjudicators conduct online independent research.

Regulate Non-Competes by Administrative Adjudication

Regulate Non-Competes by Administrative Adjudication

The FTC should use adjudications to establish policy on employment non-compete clauses.

A Stronger Separation of Powers for Administrative Agencies

A Stronger Separation of Powers for Administrative Agencies

A better model for the administrative state includes both agency expertise and congressional oversight for major regulations.

The Future of Administrative Law Judge Selection

The Future of Administrative Law Judge Selection

ACUS sets out new recommendations for agency hiring of ALJs.

Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators

Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators

ACUS’s recommendation on recusal could improve federal agency adjudication.

Accessing Agency Procedure

Accessing Agency Procedure

The Administrative Conference of the United States recommends greater transparency about agency procedure.