Agencies should work to expand public engagement efforts beyond notice and comment.
Implementing ACUS recommendations would enhance access to rulemaking materials.
Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.
Recent revisions to China’s administrative regulations will not guarantee effective public participation.
New requirements such as notice-and-comment periods and public hearings should improve transparency.
The Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. EPA illustrates that the public has a serious role to play in the rulemaking process.
Scalia recounts his role in challenging a SEC rule on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Appearing before agencies affords the public an important opportunity to have a genuine impact on the law.
Public participation in the rulemaking process serves a vital role in improving the law.
Study suggests a link between comment period extensions and delays in final rules.
New study suggests agencies primarily listen to industry insiders in finalizing rules.