Nicholas Bagley

89 Texas L. Rev. See Also 1

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Prof. Bagley notes that reshaping captured agencies using the structural reforms suggested by Prof. Barkow may be politically infeasible and offers an alternative solution for eliminating interest-group capture. ¬†First, he suggests establishing a body within the Executive Branch that proactively investigates and documents capture dynamics. ¬†Second, he suggests creating legislative mechanisms that will encourage Congressional action on the body’s recommendations, and perhaps, more provocatively, requiring the Executive Branch to enact any such recommendations in the absence of Congress’s formal objection.