Tag Archives: USA

Toward a 21st Century Regulatory System: Debating Better Regulation at the US Senate

On February 25, 2015, the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearings on “21st-Century Regulatory System”. Four witnesses were audited: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum; Jerry…

Research note. Revitalizing the Information Quality Act as a Procedural Cure for Unsound Regulatory Science

Lawrence A. Kogan, Revitalizing the Information Quality Act as a Procedural Cure for Unsound Regulatory Science: a Greenhouse Gas Rulemaking Case Study, Washington Legal Foundation, Critical Legal Issues Working Paper Series, Number 19, February 2015…

Cost-Benefit Analysis for Financial Regulation: A Debate on the Yale Law Journal

An article by John Coates IV on the Yale Law Journal calls into question the efforts to impose judicially reviewed, quantified Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) on independent financial agencies in the context of the sweeping regulatory…

Research note. Agency Avoidance of Rulemaking Procedures (Administrative Law Review, Forthcoming)

Research note by Connor Raso on Agency Avoidance of Rulemaking Procedures Virtually all scholarship on rulemaking in the United States focuses on rules that were subjected to notice-and-comment under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Yet U.S.…

Miroslava Scholten, The Political Accountability of EU and US Independent Regulatory Agencies

Research note on the PhD project conducted by Miroslava Scholten (defended 3 April 2014, Maastricht University) on the topic of The Political Accountability of EU and US Independent Regulatory Agencies. By Miroslava Scholten A general setting In…