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Asylum and the Abuse of Administrative Law

The Trump Administration violated administrative procedure to overhaul asylum policy.

Regulatory Agenda Offers Glimpse Into Obama Adminstration Priorities

Agenda details some of the Administration’s high priority rules for 2016.

Federal Agency Moves to Enhance Safety of Public Transportation Systems

The Federal Transit Administration issued a proposed rule to increase monitoring of public transit systems.

Does Extending a Comment Period Equal Regulatory Delay?

Study suggests a link between comment period extensions and delays in final rules.

Predicting Regulatory Delay

New model aims to predict how long it takes rules to be published after they clear OIRA review.

OFR’s Refusal to Regulate References

The agency’s response to a recent petition fails to resolve a growing debate.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Encouraging progress in public access to industry standards is counterbalanced by a governmental “disappointment.”

OFR Responds to Petition on Incorporation by Reference

Government office responds to petition seeking greater public access to legal rules.

The Continuing Debate Over Regulatory Incorporation

The Regulatory Review features continuing debate on “incorporation by reference” after OFR responds to recent petition.

The Shutdown’s Impact on Regulation

Looking back at the 1995 shutdown reveals insights about regulatory productivity.

New Tool Promises to Make Federal Regulations Easier to Find

Partnership attempts to simplify searching for regulations.

FHFA Publishes Proposed PACE Rule

Proposed rule may make it harder for homeowners to obtain energy-saving loans.