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Submitted by Neil R. Eisner on May 12, 2014 - 10:46 am EDT

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

WHOA!  ACUS is 50? That’s not possible.  It seems like just a few years ago when I went to my first Plenary Session, and ACUS was just in its late teens then. I remember being a bit intimidated...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on May 6, 2014 - 1:19 pm EDT

This collection of written materials is offered to satisfy Continuing Legal Education requirements in states such as New York or Virginia.  With the exception of prior Administrative Conference recommendations, the views expressed in the written materials are those of the individual authors and...

Submitted by Ronald M. Levin on March 19, 2014 - 4:11 pm EDT

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

My engagement with administrative law and ACUS began early, when I was a student at the University of Chicago Law School in the early 1970s.  I had been a political science major in college, and...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on March 18, 2014 - 1:34 pm EDT

Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.  Here at the Administrative Conference we are currently studying two of our nation's seminal...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on March 14, 2014 - 5:50 pm EDT

Today’s edition of Federal Register contains yet another discrete example of how Recommendation 2011-5, Incorporation by Reference has encouraged expanded availability of...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on March 13, 2014 - 11:09 pm EDT

In December 2012, the Administrative Conference adopted Recommendation 2012-08, Inflation Adjustment Act.  This recommendation addresses three anomalous provisions of the Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act of 1990, which was amended in 1996 to require agencies to...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on March 13, 2014 - 11:07 pm EDT

In December 2012, the Administrative Conference adopted Recommendation 2012-8, Inflation Adjustment Act. This recommendation addresses three anomalous provisions of the Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act), which was amended in...

Submitted by Amber G. Williams on March 7, 2014 - 4:46 pm EST

On February 20, 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register regarding “Submission of Evidence in Disability Claims.”  According to...

Submitted by H. Russell Frisby, Jr. on February 26, 2014 - 4:44 pm EST

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

It is a pleasure for me to participate in ACUS's 50th Anniversary Blog Post.   I am one of those people who actually enjoy Administrative Law (except of course for Chevron) and are...

Submitted by John F. Cooney on February 19, 2014 - 2:48 pm EST

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

On its 50th Anniversary, the best method of appreciating ACUS’ unique contributions in fostering the effective working of administrative agencies is by reviewing the operations of its Committees...

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