The Administrative Conference and Empirical Research

12 Pages Posted: 17 May 2014

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Richard J. Pierce

George Washington University Law School

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Date Written: 2014

Abstract

In this contribution to a symposium on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Administrative Conference of the United States, Professor Pierce describes the many ways in which ACUS has contributed to empiricism in administrative law scholarship. He then illustrates the value of empirical research by describing the studies that have found that notice and comment rulemaking is systemically biased in favor of regulated firms.

Keywords: administrative law

Suggested Citation

Pierce, Richard J., The Administrative Conference and Empirical Research (2014). GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-19, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-19, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2435638 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2435638

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