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Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Sep 15, 2014

Agencies apparently fail to comply with a mandatory reporting requirement for many federal regulations.

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Rebuilding Accountability in the Administrative State

Sep 11, 2014

When it comes to rulemaking, "It should no longer be sufficient for agency decision makers to assume that the only hurdle they have to meet..

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Putting Foxes in Charge of Guarding Henhouses

Sep 10, 2014

"Chevron deference has created a regulatory landscape where agencies may in some cases do what they want, rather than what the law requires..

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Chevron’s Lack of Statutory Support

Sep 9, 2014

"If you had to distill the Chevron doctrine to nine words, I do not think you could do better than: 'When I am confused, I go with the..

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Chevron Undermines Checks and Balances

Sep 8, 2014

It is time to reconsider the extent to which we apply Chevron.

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Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Sep 4, 2014

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

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Firms in Sharing Economy Should be Regulated Under a Modified Framework

Sep 2, 2014

Regulating Uber and Airbnb like their mainstream predecessors could be good for the sharing economy.

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Rethinking the Value of Voluntary Environmental Programs

Aug 25, 2014

Voluntary programs may not reduce businesses' impact on the environment.

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The Promise of International Water Treaties

Aug 20, 2014

Water-related international agreements represent a key source of untapped regulatory potential.

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When 1+1+1 Doesn’t Add Up

Aug 19, 2014

Conflating testing and evaluation with education standards threatens Common Core.

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