Blog - Administrative Fix

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...

Submitted by Frank Massaro on August 1, 2018 - 9:57 am EDT

This article was authored by Reeve T. Bull, ACUS’s Research Director.

The last several years have witnessed numerous important developments relating to the American regulatory state.  Shortly after his inauguration, President Donald Trump issued two executive orders,...

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...