All Essays

Mulvaney is Right to Call for More Money for OMB

Expanding a White House office could help shrink the whole federal government.

The First Amendment Protects Offensive Trademarks

Supreme Court holds that government cannot discriminate against offensive trademarks.

Constraining the President’s Appointment Power

Court holds President Obama’s appointment of acting General Counsel for the NLRB was unlawful.

The Supreme Court’s 2017 Regulatory Term

Legal scholars and practitioners analyze the Court’s most important regulatory decisions of this past term.

The Regulatory Week in Review: July 21, 2017

The Trump Administration releases a report on the state of its regulatory agenda, the ACA replacement bill fails, and more…

The Dangers of Formulaic Deregulation

Executive Order 13,771 could lead to incidents like the Grenfell Tower fire in the United States.

Learning from International Agreements and Domestic Missteps

Scholar argues U.S.-China trade agreements fill regulatory gaps left by both countries.

Warding Off Witch Hunting

As sorcery and witchcraft-related violence increases, states and international actors seek to regulate.

Climate Engineering Could Reframe the Dialogue on Climate Change

New study explores the potential benefits, risks, and legal challenges of solar climate engineering.

The Future of Policing

Expert examines the regulatory challenges of robotic policing.

The Regulatory Week in Review: July 14, 2017

The CFPB decides to allow class-actions instead of requiring arbitration, the Senate confirms Neomi Rao as OIRA Administrator, and more…

An Empirical Analysis of the Establishment of Independent Agencies

A divided government may not fully explain the creation of agencies not directly controllable by the President.