Blog - Administrative Fix

Submitted by Frank Massaro on July 20, 2018 - 8:17 am EDT

This article was authored by Daniel Thaler, a 2L at Antonin Scalia Law School. The views expressed below are those of the author and do not represent the views of ACUS or the Federal Government.

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Submitted by Frank Massaro on July 19, 2018 - 8:32 am EDT

This article was authored by Daniel E. Small, a 3L at George Washington University Law School. The views expressed below are those of the author and do not represent the views of ACUS or the Federal Government.

Many believe that technology can democratize administrative...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on July 18, 2018 - 9:07 am EDT

This article was authored by Lauren Beadle, a student at American University Washington College of Law. The views expressed below are those of the author and do not represent the views of ACUS or the Federal Government.

Technology and administrative law are intertwined. The...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on July 17, 2018 - 8:50 am EDT

This article was authored by Victoria Barnard, a 2L at the George Washington University Law School. The views expressed below are those of the author and do not represent the views of ACUS or the Federal Government.

The first edition of ACUS’s...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on July 16, 2018 - 9:45 am EDT

Each summer and throughout the school year, ACUS brings on a handful of interns to assist in its work. Our interns have the unique opportunity to assist on ACUS projects, research and analyze important and developing issues in administrative law, and learn about the far-reaching effects of...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on July 2, 2018 - 9:32 am EDT

After the ACUS Assembly adopts a recommendation, ACUS’s work does not end. Instead, ACUS continues working to promote and encourage federal administrative agencies, the President, Congress, and the Judicial Conference to adopt its recommendations. In recent months, ACUS has seen many...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on June 19, 2018 - 9:12 am EDT

This article was authored by Shawne C. McGibbon, ACUS’s General Counsel.

ACUS recently held its 69th Plenary Session on June 14-15, at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.  This post provides an overview of the timely issues that were...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on June 5, 2018 - 4:43 pm EDT

This article was authored by Matthew Lee Wiener, ACUS’s Vice Chairman and Executive Director.

Five decades ago Judge Henry Friendly observed that the statutes governing judicial review of agency action represent “efflorescence of variety . . . unworthy of an ordered legal system...

Submitted by Gisselle S. Bourns on May 16, 2018 - 2:04 pm EDT

Whenever an agency seeks to collect structured information (i.e., requests for information calling for answers to identical questions) from ten or more members of the public, it must comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Act requires agencies to give the public notice and an opportunity...

Submitted by Daniel J. Sheffner on May 1, 2018 - 12:11 pm EDT

Of the hundreds of thousands of claims and benefits agencies adjudicate each year, the overwhelming majority are presided over by administrative adjudicators who are neither administrative law judges (ALJs) nor agency heads. These adjudicators are known by many different titles (e.g., “...