Tag Archives: Executive Orders

Update: Litigation Challenging Trump’s Regulatory “Two-for-One” EO

by Bridget C.E. Dooling — Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018@BridgetDooling

You might recall that nine days after President Trump issued Executive Order 13,771, a set of influential interest groups filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. That challenge, filed by Public Citizen, Inc., Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., and Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO on February 8, 2017, is still […]

“You’re Fired”: Executive Order 13839 and Civil Service Protections

by Bernard Bell — Friday, July 13, 2018

Posts to this blog have justifiably focused on Lucia v. SEC, 138 S.Ct. 2044 (June 21, 2018), the recent Executive Order entitled “Excepting Administrative Law Judges from the Competitive Service,” and the resultant implications for the administrative judiciary’s independence.  But in the meantime, President Trump has issued three executive orders addressing job protections and related […]

Measuring President Trump’s Regulatory Reform Agenda: The 2-for-1 Rule, by Roncevert Ganan Almond

by Guest Blogger — Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

Almost immediately following his entry into the Oval Office, President Donald J. Trump initiated an aggressive regulatory reform agenda intended to downsize the imprint and reduce the influence of the Federal government. Through a series of executive orders, supported by guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and his proposed budget to Congress, […]

The D.C. Circuit’s “Trump Card” for Executive Orders

by Adam White — Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

As countless commentators have observed, President Trump’s first months in office have been marked by the issuance of significant executive orders and other executive actions aimed at undoing or reforming the work of his predecessor, and charting a new policy course forward. In that respect, Trump was not a break from recent experience, but a continuation […]