Blog - Administrative Fix

Submitted by Gisselle S. Bourns on May 16, 2018 - 2:04 pm EDT

Whenever an agency seeks to collect structured information (i.e., requests for information calling for answers to identical questions) from ten or more members of the public, it must comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Act requires agencies to give the public notice and an opportunity...

Submitted by Daniel J. Sheffner on May 1, 2018 - 12:11 pm EDT

Of the hundreds of thousands of claims and benefits agencies adjudicate each year, the overwhelming majority are presided over by administrative adjudicators who are neither administrative law judges (ALJs) nor agency heads. These adjudicators are known by many different titles (e.g., “...

Submitted by Gavin Young on March 28, 2018 - 10:31 am EDT

In preparation for the June 2018 Plenary session, the Adjudication Committee and the...

Submitted by Michael J. Cole on March 14, 2018 - 12:55 pm EDT

This article was authored by Michael J. Cole, Attorney Advisor at ACUS on detail from the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

Federal agencies, open government organizations, and other participants all come together from March 11 – 17 to celebrate Sunshine Week,...

Submitted by Michael J. Cole on March 13, 2018 - 11:06 am EDT

This article was authored by Michael J. Cole, Attorney Advisor at ACUS on detail from the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

Agencies promulgating rules often face substantial legal uncertainty regarding the validity of their rules, which exposes the agencies to the...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on March 9, 2018 - 9:42 am EST

This article was authored by Aaron Nielson, Associate Professor of Law at Brigham Young University and Jennifer Nou, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

This article first appeared in the Regulatory Review's series on "Five Recommendations for...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on March 8, 2018 - 10:03 am EST

This article was authored by Jason A. Schwartz, an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, H. Russell Frisby, Jr., a partner at Stinson Leonard Street LLP, and E. Donald Elliott, senior of counsel at Covington & Burling LLP.

This article first appeared in...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on March 7, 2018 - 9:51 am EST

This article was authored by Cary Coglianese, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, and Todd Rubin, an Attorney Advisor at ACUS.

This article first appeared in the Regulatory Review's series on "Five Recommendations for Improving Administrative Government" that...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on March 6, 2018 - 10:29 am EST

This article was authored by Blake Emerson, Assistant Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law.

This article first appeared in the Regulatory Review's series on "Five Recommendations for Improving Administrative Government" that focuses on the ACUS Recommendations adopted at...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on March 5, 2018 - 10:51 am EST

This article was authored by Nicholas Parrillo, Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Lee Liberman Otis, Senior Vice President and Director of the Federalist Society's Faculty Division.

This article first appeared in the Regulatory Review's series on "Five Recommendations...