Recommendation 2021-6, Public Access to Agency Adjudicative Proceedings – identifies best practices regarding when and how federal agencies provide public access to adjudicative proceedings. Within the legal framework established by federal law, it identifies factors agencies should consider when determining whether to open or close particular proceedings. It also offers best practices to promote public access to proceedings that agencies open to the public and recommends that agencies make the policies governing public access readily available.
Citation: Admin. Conf. of the U.S., Recommendation 2021-6, Public Access to Agency Adjudicative Proceedings, 87 Fed. Reg. 1715 (Jan. 12, 2022).