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Prepared by David M. Pritzker, Deputy General Counsel of the Administrative Conference of the United States

Introduction...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014

Megan Kindelan
Communications Director
202.480.2091
mkindelan@acus.gov

What:

The 61st Plenary Session of...

Blog Post Co-Authored by Amber Williams and Megan Gibson:

The Office of Medicare Hearing Appeals (OMHA), located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is tasked with administering a national hearing program for Medicare claims. OMHA provides the forum in which those dissatisfied...

Our History: Told By You - a 50th Anniversary Blog Post Series

Present at the Re-Creation

People like to say that they were “present at the creation” of something.  I wasn’t present at the creation of the Administrative Conference of the United States in 1964, but when the...

Blog Post Co-Authored by Amber Williams and Megan Gibson:

For the first time in the National Labor Relations Board’s history, a witness participated in a hearing via video teleconferencing (VTC).  At the time of the hearing, the witness resided in Madrid, Spain, and had no plans of returning to the United States.  Administrative Law Judge Mary Miller Cracraft permitted the...

The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) was established by statute in 1964 as a means of bringing together the best thinking from the public and private sectors to find ways to improve the functioning of federal agency programs.  A full-time staff, currently only 15 people, works with a membership of approximately 100 senior government officials, academics, attorneys, and...

Our History: Told By You - a 50th Anniversary Blog Post Series

Celebrating ACUS’s 50th anniversary happily coincides with a major 40-year milestone for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the focus of much of my career in Administrative Law. FOIA, first passed in 1966, didn’t have “teeth...

Administrative law scholars have long analogized the relationship between Congress and federal agencies to that between a principal and agent in commercial law.  Nevertheless, few have undertaken detailed empirical analysis examining the faithfulness of bureaucratic “agents” in executing the will of Congressional “principals.” ...

CLE materials are now available for the Oct. 16, 2014 ABA event ACUS: The View from the Federal Bench.  Several prominent active and retired federal judges (list below) will reflect on the work of the Administrative Conference—especially as it bears on matters of judicial review— in...

A recent article by Chairman Ruth Goldway of the Postal Regulatory Commission in Federal Times discusses a program that helps articulate the interests of the general public in agency proceedings.  Chairman Goldway believes this type of program could be useful in helping agencies become more responsive to the public and stakeholders and improving the written record upon which the...