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Author: Emily Bremer

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The APA, Due Process, and the Limits of Textualist Positivism, by Emily S. Bremer

*This is the fifth post in a series on Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule’s new book Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State. For other posts in this series, click here. In their book, Law and Leviathan, Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule seek to “recover and renew the force” of a collection of natural or […]

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ACUS is Hiring!

The Administrative Conference of the United States is taking applications for multiple Attorney Advisor positions, with a deadline of April 30. The agency is seeking candidates with a year or more of legal experience. If you’re in a term-limited position such as a clerkship or fellowship, you should still apply! Your application is invited even […]

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ACUS Publishing Six New Recommendations and One Statement (ACUS Update)

At its 73rd Plenary Session in December 2020, the ACUS Assembly adopted six new recommendations and one statement. These are all on public inspection today and set to be published in the Federal Register tomorrow. From the notice: Recommendation 2020-1, Rules on Rulemakings. This recommendation encourages agencies to consider issuing rules governing their rulemaking procedures. […]

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The Administrative Conference is Hiring! (ACUS Update)

The Administrative Conference of the United States has announced it’s hiring an attorney advisor. This is great opportunity, particularly for someone interested in a career working in the federal government or in academia. I can attest to this, having worked at ACUS for five years before entering academia. If you love administrative law–or are open […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Adjudication (ACUS Update)

The Administrative Conference of the United States is maintaining a collection of resources related to how federal agencies are managing adjudication caseloads under the extraordinary conditions created by the pandemic. The collection includes resources for agencies such as ACUS recommendations, ACUS-commissioned reports and handbooks, and similar non-ACUS materials. It also offers an extensive list of […]

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A Very Productive 72nd Plenary! (ACUS Update)

I’ve been remiss in updating you, dear reader, on what was a very productive ACUS Plenary session in December 2019. The Assembly adopted five new recommendations, on a host of timely subjects. From ACUS’s promptly published Federal Register notice: Recommendation 2019-5, Agency Economists, addresses the placement of economists within rule-writing agencies (e.g., centralized versus dispersed throughout the agency) […]