Tag Archives: Federal Register

Don’t Quote the Law in the Federal Register!

by Chris Walker — Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016@chris_j_walker

In the frequently asked questions chapter of the Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook, the Office of the Federal Register provides (in Section 18.7) the following prohibition: It is not appropriate to quote laws and rules in the text of Federal Register documents. Laws may be paraphrased and rules may be cross-referenced if they meet the requirements in […]

Happy Fifth Birthday RegBlog!

by Chris Walker — Monday, Apr. 18, 2016@chris_j_walker

This month over at RegBlog they are celebrating their fifth birthday with a fifteen-part series on the last five years in regulation. (I’ll be contributing a piece later this month on developments regarding administrative law’s judicial deference doctrines.) [Update: The entire series and schedule can be found here.] RegBlog founder and Penn law professor Cary […]