Agency Adjudication

Improving the Quality of Mass Justice

Improving the Quality of Mass Justice

Agencies need to pursue systematic efforts to provide quality assurance in their adjudicatory processes.

Public Access to Agency Adjudicative Proceedings

Public Access to Agency Adjudicative Proceedings

Agencies should craft rules about public access to their adjudicative proceedings.

Regulating Representatives in Agency Adjudicative Proceedings

Regulating Representatives in Agency Adjudicative Proceedings

Agencies can promote ethical practices by adopting rules of conduct for attorneys and other representatives in 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.