Congress

Persuading for Privacy

Persuading for Privacy

Pressure mounts for Congress to come to bipartisan agreement on privacy.

A Reply to Our Interlocutors

A Reply to Our Interlocutors

A response to a lively debate on the modern administrative state.

Delegation, Time, and Congressional Capacity

Delegation, Time, and Congressional Capacity

Courts should continue to apply canons of construction narrowly to limit the broad congressional delegation of power.

Institutional Gridlock

Institutional Gridlock

Without structural change, Congress will remain unable to legislate effectively.

Delegation and Time … and Staff

Delegation and Time … and Staff

Without an adequate amount of staff Congress cannot govern effectively.

How Long is Too Long for Legislative Delegation?

How Long is Too Long for Legislative Delegation?

The temporal problem of delegation is rooted in empirical evidence.

Reviving Congress’s Ambition

Reviving Congress’s Ambition

Regular reauthorization of statutes can fix congressional delegation’s temporal problem.

Reinvigorating Congressional Reauthorization

Reinvigorating Congressional Reauthorization

Leading scholars debate proposal for Congress to sunset its statutes and require reauthorization.

The Regulation of American Archaeology

The Regulation of American Archaeology

Federal regulation of domestic and international archaeology comes from a variety of agencies.

Reform Congress to Rein In the Administrative State

Reform Congress to Rein In the Administrative State

Empowering Congress to fulfill its constitutional role can ensure regulation without administrative bureaucracy.

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.

Constitutional Questions and the Administrative State

Constitutional Questions and the Administrative State

Scholars explore questions about how agencies shape and are shaped by the U.S. Constitution.