Celebrating Our 2022-2023 Editorial Board

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Congratulations and thank you to The Regulatory Review’s 2022-2023 Editorial Board.

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The Regulatory Review would like to extend our great appreciation to all the members of the 2022-2023 editorial board for their many dedicated efforts in leading this publication over the last year. We are delighted to extend to each of them our congratulations on their graduation from law school today!

We are publishing this special feature today in honor and appreciation of the 2022-2023 editorial board for their service and mentorship. They set an outstanding example of teamwork and professionalism and helped make the last year on The Regulatory Review extremely meaningful and educational. We look forward in the years ahead to the positive impact they will continue to make to society through all that they accomplish in their careers.

“Last year’s editorial board displayed tremendous dedication,” said Cary Coglianese, the faculty advisor to The Regulatory Review and the Director of the Penn Program on Regulation, which sponsors The Review. “They published important work on regulatory issues at a tremendous pace—averaging new content every single day of the last year.”

Their accomplishments included the publishing of nearly a dozen online symposia and playing a key role in the development of new features, such as The Regulatory Review In Depth and the Sunday Spotlight, and valuable new internal staff practices.

“I congratulate all the graduating students who served on The Regulatory Review staff and wish them continued success in all that they will achieve in the years ahead,” Coglianese added.

“I also offer my special gratitude for the remarkable dedication demonstrated by The Review’s top leadership team, specifically Soojin Jeong who served as Editor in Chief, Margaret Sturtevant who served as Managing Editor, and Karis Stephen who served as Community Editor.”

Today, as Penn Law celebrates its 2023 graduation, we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2022-2023 editorial board and share with readers links to selected essays by editorial board members that were published in The Review during their time on staff.

Congratulations and best wishes!


Soojin Jeong, Editor-in-Chief

August 4, 2022 | Detoxifying Social Media | Expert urges regulators to change incentives for social media to create a healthier digital sphere.

February 16, 2022 | With Great Power Comes Great Loyalty | Expert proposes a new framework of data loyalty to reenergize data privacy regulation.

January 6, 2022 | Tearing Down Terrorist Content Online | Scholar urges policymakers to impose liability on platforms that spread terrorist content. 

December 9, 2021 | Could Biometric Tracking Harm Workers? | Expert urges regulators to restrict how companies can access and use employee health data. 


Margaret Sturtevant, Managing Editor

August 3, 2022 | The Unintended Consequences of Self-Harm Monitoring Software | Experts call for policies to govern self-harm monitoring technology employed by schools.

January 18, 2022 | Ending the Virtual School-to-Prison Pipeline | Civil rights attorney examines legal issues presented by virtual school disciplinary policies.

December 14, 2021 | Shifting Mandated Reporting Laws From Family Surveillance to Assistance | Scholars advocate revising mandated reporting requirements for school employees.


Karis Stephen, Community Editor

October 25, 2022 | New California Law Forces Fast Food Restaurants to Think Fast | California governor enacts a law that gives fast food workers greater protections.

June 23, 2022 | Is Fast Fashion Moving Too Fast? | Scholars assess what it will take to support sustainability within the global fashion industry.

May 9, 2022 | Aborting the Right to Abortion | A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion turns the national debate over Roe v. Wade on its head.

March 8, 2022 | Using Disability Justice to Reimagine Family Regulation Systems | Advocates call for reform of family regulation systems to achieve fairer outcomes for parents with disabilities.

December 21, 2021 | The Social Responsibility of Social Media Platforms | Scholar weighs options for putting an end to harmful speech on social media platforms.


Katelynn Catalano, Executive Editor

May 4, 2023 | ERISA’s Power to Protect Abortion | Scholar argues that ERISA limits states’ ability to restrict abortion access.

March 22, 2023 | Leaving Broker Inducements Behind | Scholar presents defenses that the SEC may use to legitimize restrictions on broker inducements.

February 2, 2023 | Assuaging Fears About Boardroom Gender Mandates | Scholars argue that gender-balancing policies will not reduce corporate value.

January 26, 2023 | Changes to ERISA Open Door to ESG Investments | ERISA Fiduciaries may now consider ESG in investment decision making.

November 17, 2022 | Freedom From Compelled Pregnancy and Childbirth | Scholar argues that the First Amendment guarantees the right to abortion.

August 17, 2022 | Regulating Alcohol Out of the Driver’s Seat |  Utah’s reduced blood alcohol concentration limit sees reduction in drunk driving-related deaths.

December 22, 2021 | Regulatory Lessons From the Meme Economy | Scholars review the rise and fall of GameStop stock and urge updates to securities laws.


Omar Khodor, Executive Editor

April 13, 2023 | Swimming Upstream Amid Climate Change | Scholar discusses possible legal avenues to support salmon conservation during climate change.

November 30, 2022 | Big Oil Fights New Environmental Law in California | The oil and gas industry attempts to quash a California law protecting residents from extraction wells.

November 23, 2022 | Working Together to Solve the Extinction Crisis | Experts encourage federal, private, and state collaboration to create tailored conservation rules.

October 12, 2022 | How Factory Farming Could Cause the Next COVID-19 | The CDC should recommend agricultural reforms to reduce pandemic risks caused by factory farms.

August 10, 2022 | Including Tribal Communities in Conservation Efforts | Authors of recent paper argue that the Bureau of Land Management should heed input from tribes.

August 2, 2022 | Turning a Corner on a Rocky History with ESG | Scholars argue that the SEC has historically resisted creating ESG disclosures but has recently changed course.

January 13, 2022 | What It Means to Support a Waiver of COVID-19 Vaccine Patents | The Biden Administration should exert international and domestic pressure to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents.

December 15, 2021 | Robots Reviewing Agency Rules  | Scholar warns that using artificial intelligence to revise agency rules may compromise democratic ideals.


Taylor Ross, Executive Editor

January 18, 2023 | Regulating Teacher Credentialing to Benefit English Learners | Scholars argue that the decentralization of teacher credentialing negatively affects learners.

December 1, 2022 | Can Schools Finance Reform Support Reparations? | Scholars advocate reforming and regulating school funding schemes to grant reparations to Black Americans.

October 11, 2022 | Limiting the Power of Police in Schools | A legal scholar advocates the removal—rather than the increased regulation—of police forces from schools.

February 2, 2022 | How Enrollment Algorithms Worsen the Student Debt Crisis | Scholar advocates regulating the use of enrollment management algorithms in higher education.

December 2, 2021 | Paying the Price of Regulating Childcare | Scholars argue that increased regulation in the childcare industry has unintended consequences.


Sam Wong, Executive Editor

August 11, 2022 | Electric Vehicle Fires Spark Firefighter Safety Concerns | Experts say regulators need to set better electric vehicle standards for emergency responders.

January 25, 2022 | An Electric Solution for Low-Income Residents | Federal programs should better protect low-income residents from rising energy costs.

January 4, 2022 | Closing Gaps in Energy Cybersecurity | GAO finds that the Energy Department needs to do more to address cybersecurity risks.

December 1, 2021 | Navigating Stormy Waters for Offshore Wind Development | Offshore wind developers face regulatory approval challenges.


Trevor Kirby, Senior Editor

February 1, 2023 | Rescuing Nuclear Reactors to Achieve Net-Zero Future | Biden Administration looks to U.S. fleet of nuclear reactors as a vital source to achieve energy goals.

January 25, 2023 | CFPB Proposes Public Registry of Nonbank Offenders | The CFPB has proposed the creation of a public registry to monitor agency and court orders against nonbank financial firms.

January 3, 2022 | The Consequences of a Subminimum Wage | Debate ensues over the consequences of eliminating an exemption to the federal minimum wage for tipped employees.

October 26, 2022 | Regulating LGBTQ+ Inclusive Boardrooms | Legislators and regulators respond to absence of LGBTQ+ individuals in boardroom diversity efforts and recruitment.

October 13, 2022 | Negotiating Prices with Drug Manufacturers | The Inflation Reduction Act aims to constrain rapidly increasing drug prices in the United States.

September 27, 2022 | International Condemnation of Russian Nuclear Occupation | International nuclear oversight body condemns Russia for occupation of nuclear power plant and demands immediate withdrawal.

March 15, 2022 | DNA Testing in Immigration Control | Scholars caution against increasing use of biometric testing by immigration authorities.

February 9, 2022 | Piercing the Lawyers’ Monopoly | Scholars argue that state trial judges should lead efforts to deregulate legal representation.


Andrew Kliewer, Senior Editor

January 25, 2023 | Illuminating Discrimination Against Small Businesses | Proposed rule would target discrimination in small business lending by requiring disclosure of demographic data.

January 17, 2023 | Let There Be Darkness | Scholar argues for federal action to tamp down on increasing light pollution.

January 4, 2023 | The Inequality of Fintech | Scholar argues that regulators should act now to prevent fintech from exacerbating wealth inequality.

November 9, 2022 | Consumer Protection on the Chopping Block? | Recent court decision may threaten the future existence of the U.S. Consumer Protection Bureau.

September 1, 2022 | The P2P Fraud Conundrum | Regulators must strike a difficult balance in tamping down increased fraud on peer-to-peer payment platforms.

June 15, 2022 | The Financial System’s Pandemic Shield | Scholars argue that Basel III Accords limited economic fallout from COVID-19.

April 14, 2022 | Ending the Racial Housing Gap | Regulators should require banks to lend to Black homebuyers to remedy centuries of discrimination.

February 10, 2022 | The Data Revolutionizing Credit Scoring | Scholar argues that new data sources will expand credit access and raise issues of privacy and equity.

December 7, 2021 | Vaccinating the Skies | Advocates say a vaccine mandate for domestic flights could help keep travelers safe.


Henry Miller, Senior Editor

May 3, 2023 | Solving the Pedestrian Safety Crisis | Scholar explains how NHTSA can regulate to ensure pedestrian safety.

January 10, 2023 | How to Delegate Authority for Climate Action | Scholar advocates the use of foreign policy for executive branch climate action.

January 5, 2023 | Conserving the Conservation Tax Break | A tax break for charitable donations of land needs updating to achieve its purpose of cost-effective conservation.

October 19, 2022 | New York Clean Energy Goals Finally Show Promise | Modifications to new York State’s clean energy laws cleaned up the New York City grid.

June 21, 2022 | Drilling Approvals are Not the Reason for High Oil Prices | Despite criticism, the Biden Administration’s drilling approvals have had little impact on current prices.

March 16, 2022 | How the Current Siting Regime Stifles Renewable Energy | Scholar argues for changes to siting regulations to speed up renewable energy deployment.

January 13, 2022 | Changing Federal Land Policy Can Encourage Carbon Capture Projects | Scholar argues for land management policy to encourage carbon capture projects on federal land.

November 17, 2021 | Toxic Floods Create Pressing Regulatory Needs | Scholar argues that existing chemical safety regulations fail to prevent hazardous material spills during floods.


Jillian Moss, Senior Editor

January 24, 2023 | The Ticketing Industry Cannot Shake It Off | The Taylor Swift Eras Tour ticket controversy prompts lawmaker action.

September 15, 2022 | The Podcast Problem | The U.S. government should do more to prevent the spread of disinformation via podcasts.

June 14, 2022 | The Regulatory Challenges of FinTech | Scholar sketches the current regulatory landscape for financial technologies in the United States.

June 7, 2022 | A New Approach to Regulating Credit-Scoring AI | Scholar presents regulatory solutions to problems posed by using AI to determine credit scores.

March 9, 2022 | Americans Shortchanged in Pandemic Coin Dearth | The Federal Reserve’s response to coin circulation disruptions has created a coin shortage.

February 17, 2022 | Assessing the Frequency of Quarterly Earning Reports | Two camps emerge in a heated regulatory debate over the frequency of earnings reports.

November 9, 2021 | Stomping Out the Spotted Lanternfly | The battle against the spotted lanternfly is hobbled by regulatory challenges.


Elizabeth Penava, Senior Editor

January 31, 2023 | New Technology Will Raise New Legal Questions | Scholars worry that regulating new technologies will be more difficult after recent Supreme Court decision.

January 24, 2022 | AI Art Is in Legal Greyscale | The legal ambiguity of art created by artificial intelligence adds confusion to controversy.

October 20, 2022 | Refocusing Deportation Law | Scholar argues that prioritizing noncitizens convicted of crimes for deportation is unjustified.

February 23, 2022 | Arguments Against a “Statutory Second Amendment” | Scholar argues that state laws preempting local gun regulation hinder progress.

January 19, 2022 | Threatening Chevron Deference Threatens Government as a Whole | Scholar argues that overruling deference to agencies will constrain U.S. government action.

December 23, 2021 | “Rollback Whiplash” and a Two-Year Presidency | Scholars argue that rollback tools mean Presidents must act fast to implement lasting policy.