Tag Archives: ABA

ABA AdLaw Section Releases Report to the President-Elect

by Emily Bremer — Monday, Nov. 7, 2016@emilysbremer

The ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice has just released its 2016 Report to the President-Elect on Improving the Administrative Process.  In keeping with its practice in previous election years, the Section has delivered the report to the transition teams of the two major party candidates for President. I had the good fortune of working […]

Mark Your Calendars: Annual ABA Admin Law Conference Dec. 8-9

by Aaron Nielson — Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016@Aaron_L_Nielson

The American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice hosts an annual conference in Washington, D.C. If you care about “admin law” — and if you don’t, you really should — it is a great event. I attended for the first time last year and enjoyed the interesting mix of lawyers and scholars. […]

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ABA AdLaw Section’s Annual Homeland Security Law Institute – August 24-25, 2016 | Washington, DC

by Chris Walker — Tuesday, July 26, 2016@chris_j_walker

Next month the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice will be hosting its annual Homeland Security Law Institute, one of the Section’s three major annual conferences. It has been a premier program every year, and promises to be this year as well.  So definitely don’t miss it if you’re in DC in late […]

The ABA Administrative Law Section’s Transformative Year, by Lynn White

by Guest Blogger — Wednesday, July 20, 2016

This has been a banner year for the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice–one that has been full of accomplishments. The Section has set a record for the most program events in its history, including some terrific new programs such as “The 60th Anniversary of the Hoover Commission: Lessons for Regulatory Reform”, the “Great Debate” […]

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“New Life for the Congressional Review Act?”

by Aaron Nielson — Sunday, May 22, 2016@Aaron_L_Nielson

On May 26, I’ll be moderating a free teleforum for the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Rulemaking Committee on the Congressional Review Act. (Jeff Rosen, who is participating in the teleforum, has written here about the CRA.) Here is the relevant information from the ABA: May 26, 2016 2:00 PM […]

Request for Proposals for the Fall 2016 ABA Administrative Law Conference

by Chris Walker — Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016@chris_j_walker

Greetings from Andrew Emery and Susan Prosnitz, co-chairs of the ABA’s 2016 Fall Administrative Law Conference to be held on December 8-9, 2016, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. As is the customary practice of the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, we would like you to propose topics […]

Hold the Date: March 16, 2016, approximately 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

by Guest Blogger — Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

“The Second Hoover Commission’s 60th Anniversary and Lessons for Regulatory Reform” The Hoover Institution — 1399 New York Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. On March 16, the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and the Hoover Institution will co-host an afternoon-long conference on the past, present, and future of regulatory reform, at the Hoover […]

ABA House of Delegates Approval of Recommended APA Amendments, by Jamie Conrad

by Guest Blogger — Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

At the ABA’s Mid-Year Meeting on February 8, the House of Delegates approved a list of recommended changes to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) submitted by the Section of Administrative Procedure & Regulatory Practice. This was an important development for the Section because of the centrality of the APA to what we do. It was […]

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New ABA Administrative Law Section Resolution to Ensure Public Access to Regulatory Law, by Nina A. Mendelson

by Guest Blogger — Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

It is bedrock in a democracy, of course, that the public must be able to see the text of binding law. We take for granted that we can readily view federal statutes and regulations in government publications that are freely available online and in the Federal Depository Library System. It might surprise some to learn, […]

New ABA Administrative Law Section Resolution on Improving the APA

by Connor N. Raso — Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

The ABA’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice recently approved a report and resolution on improving the APA’s rulemaking provisions. The Section believes that while the basic chassis of the APA has been shown to be fundamentally sound, a variety of updates deserve serious consideration. The resolution proposes reforms to modernize the Act that […]