Administrative Procedure Act

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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GAO Calls on Agencies to Respond to All Comments

Mar 12, 2013 Analysis

Report advocates for a better use of public input.

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How to Interpret a Regulation: First Principles

Feb 11, 2013 Opinion

A new framework promises greater coherence in regulatory interpretation.

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Penn Convenes Major Dialogue on Chinese Administrative Law

Jan 29, 2013 PPR News

Leading Chinese and American scholars discuss possibilities for legal development.

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Is the Rulemaking Process Really a Quagmire?

Jan 17, 2013 Analysis

Scholars laud rulemaking's efficiency, noting it takes "remarkably little time."

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Regulatory Opinion: Year in Review

Dec 27, 2012 Opinion

We feature our top opinion posts from 2012.

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