Blog - Administrative Fix

Submitted by Frank Massaro on November 15, 2018 - 3:28 pm EST

The Social Security Administration (SSA) proposed a rule that seeks to expand its use of video teleconference...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on November 1, 2018 - 8:25 am EDT

This article was authored by Felix Bajandas, the principal court management consultant at the National Center for State Courts, and Gavin Young, Counsel for Congressional Affairs at ACUS, and .

This article first...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on October 31, 2018 - 8:25 am EDT

This article was authored by Charles Tyler, a research fellow at the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School and an appellate litigator at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

This article first appeared in the Regulatory Review's series on "Improving Agency Procedure...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on October 30, 2018 - 8:17 am EDT

This article was authored by Gisselle Bourns, Attorney Advisor at ACUS, Jennifer Nou, Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, and Stuart Shapiro, Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on October 29, 2018 - 8:22 am EDT

This article was authored by Matthew Lee Weiner, Vice Chair and Executive Director of ACUS.

This article first appeared in the Regulatory Review's series on "Improving Agency Procedure" that focuses on...

Submitted by Todd Phillips on October 16, 2018 - 8:51 am EDT

While most federal adjudications occur outside of federal courts, it may be difficult for litigants in administrative adjudications to have easy access to the rules governing their hearings.  ACUS is currently working on a...

Submitted by Todd Rubin on October 1, 2018 - 12:25 pm EDT

Federal regulations affect nearly all aspects of our lives. Regulations.gov is the place where most of these rules, along with their supporting materials, are stored and publicly accessible.

This fall, ACUS is working on a...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on September 17, 2018 - 1:08 pm EDT

When agencies propose new regulations, the Administrative Procedure Act requires that they provide interested persons an opportunity to submit written data, views, and arguments. These public comments can provide the agency with additional situated knowledge and potential costs, benefits, and...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on September 4, 2018 - 9:14 am EDT

Public participation in the rulemaking process is vital for agencies in developing their rules. Trade associations, non-profit groups, and individual commenters often have unique experiences and additional objective data and information that can help agencies shape and improve their regulatory...

Submitted by Todd Rubin on August 16, 2018 - 10:32 am EDT

In the spring of 2017, the Office of the Chairman convened dozens of federal officials from 21 different agencies who actively work on public-private partnerships (P3s). There is no binding definition of “public-private partnerships” that spans across all agencies, but an interagency working...