WASHINGTON, April 30, 2021 — Rulemaking, judicial review and White House oversight will be topics of discussions at the American Bar Association’s Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Institute, May 7. The event will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What: Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Institute Sponsored by the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
When: Friday, May 7
Program highlights include:
- “Rulemaking 101: The Rulemaking Process” — This panel will provide an introductory/refresher course on the procedural steps, legal requirements, and practical constraints applicable to notice and comment rulemaking. 8:45-10:15 a.m. EDT.
- “Adjudication 101: Best Practices” — Agency adjudication encompasses the majority of what the government does. At the federal level alone, it includes programs involving public benefits, immigration, regulatory enforcement, licensing and permitting, government contracts, intellectual property and grants and loans. This panel features four participants with diverse experiences across the federal government and will provide an introduction to federal agency adjudication by the judges who do it. 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT.
- “Judicial Review 101” — This panel will provide an introductory/refresher course on judicial review of rulemaking. The panel will present government and private practice perspectives on procedural and strategic considerations, legal standards and practical constraints applicable to challenging (or defending) regulations in court. 1:45-3:15 p.m. EDT.
- “White House Oversight 101” — This panel will discuss various forms of White House oversight, including the role of the Office of Management and Budget, centralized regulatory review and information policy, legislative clearance, review of executive orders, and OMB’s wide-ranging management functions, as well as the role of the White House policy councils in overseeing the executive branch. 3:45-5:15 p.m. EDT.
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