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For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-89-2

 

An increasing number of problems in the management of government contracts are now referred to lawyers, accountants, and judges for resolution. This accelerating trend has tended to deemphasize the...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-90-2

 

The ombudsman1 is an institution frequently used in other countries, and increasingly used in this country, as a means of inquiring into citizen grievances about administrative...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-88-11

 

The resolution of issues through negotiations among the affected parties has long been recognized as an essential ingredient of the administrative process....

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Many cases over which administrative law judges, administrative judges, and other agency hearing officers preside do not involve broad regulatory issues and are often appropriately resolved by settlement....

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The Federal Aviation Administration is currently operating a demonstration civil penalty program under which the FAA may impose monetary penalties of up to $50,000 for violations of the Federal Aviation...

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Negotiations among persons representing diverse interests have proven to be effective in some cases in developing proposals for agency rules. In 1982, the Administrative Conference of the United States...

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The complexity of government regulation has increased greatly compared to that which existed when the Administrative Procedure Act was enacted, and this complexity has been accompanied by a formalization...

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Federal agencies now decide hundreds of thousands of cases annually—far more than do federal courts. The formality, costs and delays incurred in administrative proceedings have steadily increased, and in...

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The Administrative Conference has repeatedly encouraged agencies to take advantage of mediation, negotiation, minitrials, binding arbitration and other alternative means of dispute resolution (“ADR”)....

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Government procurement is a major component of federal spending. It now comprises an important part of the nation’s economy. The recent expansion of government contracting has been matched, perhaps...