February 22, 2024


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Stanford Law’s Anne Joseph O’Connell Appointed by Biden Administration to Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States – SLS Information and Bulletins

On September 27th, 2022, President Biden appointed Anne Joseph O’Connell, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Regulation at Stanford Law College, to the Council of the Administrative Convention of the United States (ACUS). ACUS is an impartial, non-partisan federal agency in the executive department focused to increasing administrative regulation and federal regulatory procedures. ACUS has been vital in rising the achievements and fairness of the lawful administrative course of action in the United States by proposing hundreds of suggestions, experiences, guides, and boards. O’Connell will perform on the council alongside the ACUS chairman, Andrew Fois, and nine other appointed users. As a member of the council, O’Connell advises the Chairman and the company on administrative regulation subjects and gives suggestions and tips on the Conference’s perform. She will provide a a few-12 months time period. 

Anne Joseph O'Connell

“I am energized to continue on doing work with ACUS in this new job,” claimed O’Connell. “I am primarily thrilled to be performing together with Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo, a former pupil of mine!”

“Anne is 1 of the country’s foremost students in the spot of administrative law and the federal regulatory approach,” said Jenny Martinez, the Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean of Stanford Legislation Faculty. “She has devoted a great deal of her career to the enhancement of modern, subtle frameworks for improving how our authorities companies perform. Anne brings an outstanding set of abilities to this crucial role and her deep information aligns flawlessly with the goals and mandates of ACUS.”

About Anne Joseph O’Connell

Anne Joseph O’Connell is a law firm and social scientist whose study and instructing focuses on administrative regulation and the federal bureaucracy. Outside the house of the law faculty and ACUS, she is a contributor to the Center on Regulation and Marketplaces at the Brookings Institution. O’Connell is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Community Administration and an elected member of the American Regulation Institute. She commonly consults with congressional staff, non-income corporations, and many others, and has testified in front of Congress.

O’Connell has composed on a selection of topics, such as agency rulemaking, the range of agency leaders, and bureaucratic firm (and reorganization). Her publications have appeared in primary law and political science journals. In addition to empirical reports for the Brookings Establishment, she has issued various scientific studies with the Heart for American Development. O’Connell is now operating on a ebook, Stand-Ins, on short-term management in governing administration, business enterprise, and faith.

O’Connell’s investigation has gained a number of awards. She is a a few-time recipient of the American Bar Association’s Scholarship Award in Administrative Law for the greatest write-up or ebook printed in the previous year—for her 2020 article “Actings” (co-winner), her 2014 post “Bureaucracy at the Boundary,” and her 2009 post “Vacant Workplaces: Delays in Staffing Best Agency Positions.” She is also a two-time winner of the Richard D. Cudahy Crafting Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Legislation from the American Constitution Society—for her report “Actings” (co-winner in 2020) and for her co-authored report (with Farber) “The Dropped Earth of Administrative Law” (2014). Her posting “Political Cycles of Rulemaking” was the best paper selected by the Association of American Legislation Schools’ 2007-2008 Scholarly Papers Level of competition for early career school members. In addition, her research has been cited by Congress, the Supreme Court docket, the D.C. Circuit, and the Ninth Circuit, and it has been featured in the Washington Write-up and other national media.

At Stanford Law University, O’Connell teaches administrative regulation, innovative administrative regulation, and constitutional legislation. The class of 2020 chose her to receive the Hurlbut Award, which is presented each year to a person professor “who strives to make instructing an artwork.” She at present co-chairs the school’s endeavours to improve training and classroom climate and co-chairs the steering committee for Stanford University’s School Women’s Discussion board, which works to empower all females faculty to thrive. Prior to signing up for Stanford University in 2018, O’Connell was the George Johnson Professor of Law at the College of California, Berkeley. Whilst there, she gained the Distinguished Teaching Award (the campus’s most prestigious honor for teaching) in 2016 and Berkeley Law’s Rutter Award for Instructing Difference in 2012. From April 2013 to July 2015, she served as associate dean for college growth and investigate underneath three different deans. In 2013-2014, O’Connell was co-president of the Modern society for Empirical Legal Experiments (co-arranging the 2014 Convention on Empirical Legal Scientific studies).

Prior to joining the Berkeley Law college in 2004, O’Connell clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Courtroom through the Oct 2003 time period. From 2001 to 2003, she was a trial lawyer for the Federal Packages Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division, exactly where she acquired particular commendation for her operate. She clerked for Choose Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 2000 to 2001. A Truman Scholar, O’Connell worked for a range of federal agencies in before yrs. She is a member of the New York bar and served as a volunteer for the Biden-Harris Campaign’s policy workforce.

About Stanford Legislation School

Stanford Legislation School is one of the nation’s top institutions for legal scholarship and training.  Its alumni are among the the most influential conclusion makers in law, politics, organization and significant know-how.  School customers argue before the Supreme Court docket, testify just before Congress, develop superb legal scholarship and empirical evaluation, and lead consistently to the nation’s push as lawful and policy authorities. Stanford Legislation College has established a new product for legal education that provides arduous interdisciplinary instruction, hands-on working experience, global viewpoint and focus on public service, spearheading a movement for transform.