Delegation of Power

Voters’ Distrust of Legislators Drives Agency Lawmaking

Voters’ Distrust of Legislators Drives Agency Lawmaking

Does Congress delegate its authority to gain credibility with the public?

Holding Congress Accountable

Holding Congress Accountable

A New Deal-era proposal would produce more effective, less burdensome regulation.

Courts Regulating the Regulators

Courts Regulating the Regulators

Recent cases and proposed legislation reveal decreasing deference to agencies’ interpretation of their own regulations.

The Problem with Delegation

The Problem with Delegation

Legal scholar argues that delegation poses a threat to the separation of powers.

The Administrative State and the Optimal Abuse of Power

The Administrative State and the Optimal Abuse of Power

A state built to prevent all abuses of power would perform poorly.