Agency independence

Does Presidential Ideology Influence OIRA Review?

Scholars report that White House review exerts a deregulatory influence on agency rulemaking.

Agency Independence Under Egypt’s New Media Law

Recent legislation raises constitutional issues concerning presidential power over independent agencies.

Are Independent Agencies Really Independent?

A federal court ruling revives questions about the insulation of independent agencies.

Searching for Real Regulatory Independence

OECD report calls for agency independence to serve as a bulwark against breakdowns in the regulatory process.

When Politicians Are Not Experts, Agencies Step In

ACUS report addresses best practices for agency involvement in drafting legislation.

The False Dichotomy of Agency Independence

Different agency design choices result in a continuum of independence.