Agencies and stakeholders have incentives to speak to each other incomprehensibly.
Scholars comment on a new book that advocates greater simplicity and clarity in the expression of laws and regulations.
Congress should adopt stronger restrictions on former federal officials’ ability to lobby their old employers.
A better model for the administrative state includes both agency expertise and congressional oversight for major regulations.
Former CFPB Director argues that businesses often prefer clear prescriptive rules over general standards.
Scholars report that White House review exerts a deregulatory influence on agency rulemaking.
An arts-based framework could re-democratize the rulemaking process.
Scholar argues that the Trump Administration has discredited cost-benefit analysis.
Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.
The fiduciary rule may still be enforceable because of the Labor Department’s failure to act.
Contrary to criticisms, Auer deference does not encourage agencies to self-delegate.
Federal labor agency proposes a new rule to end confusion over the joint-employer standard.