Levin Named to Administrative Conference of the United States

Ronald Levin , the Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law, has been named a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS).

ACUS is an independent agency of the federal government that is charged with developing recommendations to improve the fairness and effectiveness of the rulemaking, adjudication, licensing, and investigative functions of federal agency programs. The conference consists of 101 members, including a 10-member council and various other government and public officials.

A nationally known scholar specializing in administrative law and related public law issues, Levin was named to the conference by the ACUS Council. The council is chaired by Paul Verkuil, former president of the College of William and Mary and former dean of both Cardozo Law School and Tulane University Law School.

As a member of ACUS, Levin will attend plenary sessions of the conference and participate on committees that will prepare recommendations to improve regulatory and administrative processes.

Among his scholarly work, Levin is the co-author of a leading casebook, State and Federal Administrative Law, and has published numerous articles and book chapters on administrative law topics, particularly judicial review, rulemaking, and legislative reform of the regulatory process. He is a long-time member and past chair of the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and is past chair of the Section on Administrative Law and the Section on Legislation of the Association of American Law Schools. He also recently served as the ABA advisor to the drafting committee to revise the Model State Administrative Procedure Act.