The American Bar Association Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice has announced its Fall Conference. Normally, this blog does not publicize conferences, but this particular conference is the one event that practitioners – whether lawyers, economists, policy and program analysts, or otherwise – should consider attending. The conference provides a wide range of educational… Continue Reading
Last week had a little of everything. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) noticed a reconsideration of some issues pending judicial review and backed out regulations determined to violate the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit found that Congress left a discrete authority in the Department of Justice… Continue Reading
A normally quiet week was punctuated by significant rules and proposals from the FCC on phone bills and the EPA on emergency generators. The Senate, on its way out the door to a recess, provided the lighter side, sending a bill to the House that would eliminate “lunatic” from the United States Code.