All Essays

Global Warming Earth

Climate Change Necessitates Normative Change

Global warming poses unique threats that require paradigmatic shifts to solve.

Supreme Court

Debating Independent Agencies

The upcoming Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the CFPB highlights modern debates about independent agencies.

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

Labor Department’s proposed rule would change how employers pay tipped employees for non-tipped duties.

Week in Review

The Supreme Court will decide whether employers with religious or moral objections can withhold contraceptives, President Trump expands the travel ban, and more…

Used Car

Are Subprime Auto Loans Driving the Next Financial Crisis?

Commentator argues that failure to regulate risky lending could lead to mass defaults.

Philadelphia Passes Renters’ Right to Counsel

The law is a win for housing advocates, but gaps remain in city’s rental protections.

Combatting Drug Shortages

A federal task force proposes regulatory solutions to mitigate drug shortages.

Lab-grown meat

Meat and Meat Alternatives Regulation

As people consume less meat and more meat alternatives, regulators have a role to play in ensuring accurate consumer information and safety.

Week in Review

Virginia passes Equal Rights Amendment, Labor Department redefines joint employer status, and more…

Inequalities in Natural Disaster Regulation

Certain communities may face disproportionate harms in the wake of natural disasters.

Gender Scale

A New Era for the ERA

The Equal Rights Amendment raises questions of congressional authority.