Rulemaking

Does Presidential Ideology Influence OIRA Review?

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

Can Hip Hop Save Rulemaking?

An arts-based framework could re-democratize the rulemaking process.

Cost-Benefit Analysis According to the Trump Administration

Scholar argues that the Trump Administration has discredited cost-benefit analysis.

Guiding Agencies to Improve Transparency and Efficiency

Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.

Is the Fiduciary Rule Dead?

The fiduciary rule may still be enforceable because of the Labor Department’s failure to act.

The Empty Case for Overruling Auer Deference

Contrary to criticisms, Auer deference does not encourage agencies to self-delegate.

Proposed Joint-Employer Rule May Restrict Workers’ Bargaining Power

Federal labor agency proposes a new rule to end confusion over the joint-employer standard.

Proposed Rule Aims to Make Drug Pricing More Transparent

A proposed requirement to display drug list prices in advertisements draws controversy.

The National Injunction and the Administrative Procedure Act

Critics of national injunctions should not stretch the meaning of key words in the APA.

The Trump Administration Targets Student Loan Protections

The APA is at the center of state efforts to challenge the Trump Administration’s education policy changes.

Federal Court Orders EPA to Revisit Lead Risks

Ninth Circuit orders EPA to propose a new standard for lead dust and an updated definition for lead paint.

Participatory Rulemaking in China Needs Even More Effort

Recent revisions to China’s administrative regulations will not guarantee effective public participation.