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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...

Submitted by Michael J. Ravnitzky on September 29, 2014 - 11:48 am EDT

A recent article by Chairman Ruth Goldway of the Postal Regulatory Commission in Federal Times discusses a program that helps articulate the interests of the general public in agency proceedings.  Chairman Goldway believes this type of program could be useful in helping agencies become...

Submitted by John Vittone on September 17, 2014 - 3:54 pm EDT

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

I did not take a course on administrative law when I was in law school at the University of Kentucky.  I am not sure if such a course was even offered at UK.  In the 1960s, law school...
Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on September 8, 2014 - 10:57 am EDT

On August 28, 2014, ACUS’s Office of the Chairman filed a comment with the EU Ombudsman in connection with an inquiry concerning potential reforms to the composition and operation of EU expert advisory groups.  ACUS Attorney Advisors Emily S...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on September 8, 2014 - 12:00 am EDT

The Administrative Conference’s updated Fall Committee Schedule is below.  For more information and to RSVP, please click on the meeting links below.

The...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on August 28, 2014 - 2:10 pm EDT

On May 20–21, ACUS Attorney Advisors Reeve T. Bull and Amber Williams participated in a conference convening regulatory experts from both the United States and China to discuss administrative licensing reform. 

The following guest post from Department of Commerce Attorney...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on August 28, 2014 - 11:41 am EDT

ACUS Special Counsel Curtis Copeland recently wrote a report examining certain rules that were not submitted to Congress or the Government Accountability Office as required under the Congressional Review Act.  The report is available...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on August 18, 2014 - 3:28 pm EDT

On July 31, Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), joined by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Jon...

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