Blog - Administrative Fix

Submitted by Todd Rubin on October 16, 2019 - 11:39 am EDT

Attorneys serve crucial roles within federal agencies. They defend agencies in litigation, draft regulations, investigate complaints, and resolve legal issues surrounding information disclosure. Attorneys support nearly all the operations of their agencies, helping to ensure their fair and...

Submitted by Jeremy Graboyes on September 24, 2019 - 4:01 pm EDT

In advance of the December 2019 plenary, ACUS will hold committee meetings to consider five new...

Submitted by Keith W. Holman on September 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm EDT

Economic analysis can be fundamental to agency regulatory initiatives. ACUS has...

Submitted by Bobby Ochoa on August 28, 2019 - 10:34 am EDT

More than 1,200 positions across the federal government require presidential nomination and Senate confirmation. In many cases, federal law permits certain officials to fill temporary vacancies in these positions by serving in an acting capacity.

This fall, ACUS will...

Submitted by Bobby Ochoa on July 25, 2019 - 11:10 am EDT

ACUS is developing a new Sourcebook of Federal Judicial Review Statutes for use by Congress, the judiciary, agencies, and the public. ACUS...

Submitted by Nathan Kupka on July 8, 2019 - 3:08 pm EDT

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits to many of the most vulnerable members of society: the young, the elderly, and people with disabilities. When a beneficiary is not capable of managing his or...

Submitted by Jeremy Graboyes on June 19, 2019 - 11:24 am EDT

ACUS convened its 71st Plenary Session on June 13 at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. During this event, ACUS voting members adopted four recommendations that seek to enhance...

Submitted by Todd Rubin on June 18, 2019 - 3:11 pm EDT

This article was authored by Darrell White, ACUS Legal Intern.

At the 71st Plenary Session on June 13, the Administrative Conference of the United States heard...

Submitted by Todd Rubin on June 11, 2019 - 9:59 am EDT

This article was authored by Alex Thierer, ACUS Legal Intern.

At the upcoming 71st Plenary Session on...

Submitted by Alexandria Tindall Webb on June 6, 2019 - 6:57 pm EDT

The Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) directs each agency to appoint as many administrative law judges (“ALJs”) as necessary to conduct proceedings in accordance with the APA’s main adjudicative provisions. 5 U.S.C. §§ 556, 3105 (2018). The APA does not, however, specify what procedure should...