Rulemaking

Constructively Improving Railroad Regulations

Rail safety can be improved by realigning industry and regulatory goals.

When Federal Agencies Do Not Answer to Courts

Scholar examines how agencies operate independently of courts through rulemaking and legislative drafting.

A Debate Over President Trump’s “One-In-Two-Out” Executive Order

Policy experts consider the constitutionality of a cornerstone of the President’s regulatory reform efforts.

Enormous Benefits at Minimal Cost

Concerns about runaway regulatory costs are overblown.

The Administrative State Has Run Amok

Recent momentum in favor of regulatory reform is a positive development, and long overdue.

Paralysis by Analysis Is Not Regulatory Reform

Commissioner Mohorovic’s four proposals would impose “paralysis by analysis” on the CPSC.

Two CPSC Commissioners Debate Regulatory Reform

Consumer safety leaders debate how independent agencies can best improve the rulemaking process.

A Wolf in Sheep’s Skin

The Early Participation in Regulations Act will further complicate the rulemaking process.

Scrap the Congressional Review Act

The law goes against the public interest, favoring lobbyists over public protections.

Assessing the Regulatory Accountability Act

Scholars debate the merits and drawbacks of the recently proposed Regulatory Accountability Act, which would dramatically reform the rulemaking process.

The Congressional Review Act Is No Antidote for Critics of Regulation

Law does not address claims of excessive delegation of Congress’s policymaking responsibilities.

Adjudicating by Algorithm, Regulating by Robot

Rather than raising alarm bells, government uses of artificial intelligence fit well within existing legal frameworks.