Administrative Procedure Act


April 18, 2016 - May 12, 2016 Series

In commemoration of RegBlog's fifth anniversary, experts looks back on the last five years of regulation before looking forward to the

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Using the APA to Constrain Presidential Inaction

Jan 29, 2016 Analysis

Dan Walters argues that the Administrative Procedure Act provides the courts with the best framework for reviewing presidential inaction.

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Supreme Court Mulls Price of Not Using Power

Nov 11, 2015 News

Electricity regulator wants strong incentive to conserve, but one business group says the government is overreaching.

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A More Sensible Approach to Vesting Jurisdiction for Judicial Review of Agency Decisions

Jul 21, 2014 Opinion

A clearer framework is needed to address jurisdiction questions in legal actions against agencies.

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Two Cheers for Recess Appointments

Jun 26, 2014 Opinion

The Supreme Court lets the president down easy in NLRB v. Noel Canning.

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Recommendations for Improving Informal Rulemaking

Aug 26, 2013 Analysis

ACUS recommends ways to implement an administrative record in informal rulemaking.

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Bill Moves Forward to Amend the Regulatory Process

Aug 22, 2013 News

Debate ensues over the proposed Regulatory Accountability Act.

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Can Agencies Legally Use Social Media for Rulemaking?

Aug 21, 2013 Analysis

ACUS draft report analyzes legal obstacles for using social media in rulemaking.

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Tax Administration and the “Force of Law”

Jun 24, 2013 Opinion

Current tax administration reveals agencies' muddled application of "force of law" determinations.

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Federal Appeals Court Says EPA Cannot Make Rules by Correspondence

May 1, 2013 News

Court vacates EPA letters to Senator, holding they amounted to new regulations.

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