FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Harry M. Seidman
Phone: 202. 480. 2085
U.S. Department of Justice Releases its Report on Modernizing the Administrative Procedure Act; Contributors Include ACUS Vice Chairman and Members
Washington, D.C., August 11, 2020 – Today the Department of Justice released its report Modernizing the Administrative Procedure Act. The report is based on, and includes a transcript of, a summit held at the Department in December 2019 at which the following ACUS members spoke: Aaron Nielson (Public Member), Ronald M. Levin (Senior Fellow), Nicholas R. Parrillo (Public Member), Christopher J. Walker (Public Member), Matthew Lee Wiener (Vice Chairman), and Beth A. Williams (Government Member). Former ACUS member and now Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen delivered keynote remarks.
The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research and providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for federal agency procedures. Its membership is composed of senior federal officials, academics, and other experts from the private sector. Except for the Chairman, all Conference Members are unpaid.
The Conference is committed to promoting effective public participation and efficiency in the rulemaking process by leveraging interactive technologies and encouraging open communication with the public as well as making improvements to the regulatory process by reducing unnecessary litigation, and improving the use of science and the effectiveness of applicable laws. Learn more at www.acus.gov.
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