Administrative Fix Blog

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on February 4, 2013 - 2:33 pm EST

Congratulations to our colleagues at GPO and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts! The Judicial Conference has approved national implementation of a successful pilot...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on January 9, 2013 - 9:59 am EST

What could be a better way to start the new year than with a commitment to work toward greater shared economic growth and job creation? The United States and European Union enjoy the world’s largest commercial relationship where billions of dollars worth of additional benefits can be gained...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on December 11, 2012 - 10:53 am EST

During remarks at the 57th Plenary Session of the Administrative Conference of the United States, Senior Fellow Jay Plager, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, discussed his recently published article, “Leaving...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on December 5, 2012 - 4:12 pm EST

“Our regulatory system must protect public health, welfare, safety, and our environment while promoting economic growth, innovation, competitiveness, and job creation.”  – Executive Order 13563, January...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on November 13, 2012 - 11:10 am EST

Incorporation by reference continues to be in the spotlight, as ASTM International publishes an interview with...

Submitted by Amber G. Williams on October 31, 2012 - 11:46 am EDT

What’s in a name?  I started working at the Administrative Conference of the United States just a short while ago and soon found that there were many variations of the agency’s name.  For example, the agency has been referred to as the “...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on October 24, 2012 - 1:56 pm EDT

One of the Administrative Conference's strengths is its ability to ignite, facilitate, and contribute to thoughtful and timely dialogue on cutting-edge issues in administrative process.  That strength was on display on October 10, 2012, in the...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on September 21, 2012 - 5:54 pm EDT

Earlier this week, on Sept. 17, 2012, America lost one of its great conservationists and administrative lawyers—Russell E. Train.  Mr. Train had a long history of government service that began in the halls of Congress in 1949, where he was an Attorney, Chief Counsel, and Minority Advisor on...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on September 12, 2012 - 1:55 pm EDT

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) recent decision to consider waivers of the welfare work requirements, in addition to drawing considerable attention from political candidates and the media, has also raised a very interesting question of administrative procedure: the definition...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on September 11, 2012 - 3:31 pm EDT

Last December, the Administrative Conference ignited an important public policy debate when it adopted Recommendation 2011-5, Incorporation by...

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