Administrative Fix Blog

Submitted by Paul R. Verkuil on December 8, 2014 - 11:24 am EST

By Paul R. Verkuil and Reeve T. Bull

On November 19–20, 2014, Administrative Conference Chairman Paul Verkuil and Attorney Advisor Reeve Bull participated in a workshop hosted by the George Washington...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on December 8, 2014 - 11:23 am EST

It was a pleasure to participate in the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center's recent workshop, ...

Submitted by Amber G. Williams on November 19, 2014 - 12:54 pm EST

Blog Post Co-Authored by Amber Williams and Megan Gibson:

The Office of Medicare Hearing Appeals (OMHA), located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is tasked with administering...

Submitted by Jonathan Siegel on November 17, 2014 - 1:53 pm EST

Our History: Told By You - a 50th Anniversary Blog Post Series

Present at the Re-Creation

People like to say that they were “present at the creation” of something.  I wasn’t present...

Submitted by Amber G. Williams on November 12, 2014 - 2:08 pm EST

Blog Post Co-Authored by Amber Williams and Megan Gibson:

For the first time in the National Labor Relations Board’s history, a witness participated in a hearing via video teleconferencing (VTC).  At the time of the hearing, the witness resided in Madrid, Spain, and had no plans...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on November 7, 2014 - 8:02 am EST

Today, the Office of the Federal Register (OFR) published its final rule on incorporation by reference.  See Incorporation by Reference, 79 Fed. Reg. 66,267 (Nov...

Submitted by David M. Pritzker on October 29, 2014 - 12:05 pm EDT

The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) was established by statute in 1964 as a means of bringing together the best thinking from the public and private sectors to find ways to improve the functioning of federal agency programs.  A full-time staff, currently only 15 people,...

Submitted by Miriam M. Nisbet on October 20, 2014 - 12:17 pm EDT

Our History: Told By You - a 50th Anniversary Blog Post Series

Celebrating ACUS’s 50th anniversary happily coincides with a major 40-year milestone for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on October 8, 2014 - 10:57 am EDT

Administrative law scholars have long analogized the relationship between Congress and federal agencies to that between a principal and agent in commercial law.  Nevertheless, few have undertaken detailed empirical analysis examining the faithfulness of bureaucratic “agents” in executing the...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on October 1, 2014 - 11:44 am EDT

CLE materials are now available for the Oct. 16, 2014 ABA event ACUS: The View from the Federal Bench.  Several prominent active and retired federal judges (list below) will reflect on the work of the Administrative Conference—especially as it bears on matters...

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