All Essays

The Regulatory Week in Review: September 22, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the Seattle PD’s “Use of Force” rule, the Sierra Club sued EPA for violating FOIA, and more…

The Case for Regulating Tax Return Preparers

Researchers insist that tax return preparers should be required to demonstrate competency.

Navigating Sales Taxes in Online Markets

States reconsider traditional sales tax requirements for e-commerce retailers.

Regulating the Family by Regulating Labor

Scholar argues that U.S. labor regulation historically has been grounded in gendered assumptions about families.

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

State and local regulators will face challenges in trying to pick up the slack after a federal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

The Regulatory Week in Review: September 15, 2017

The Supreme Court says the travel ban can prevent certain refugees from entering the U.S., Senator Bernie Sanders introduces a health care bill, and more…

Broadening Access to Postsecondary Education

A recent New York City initiative attempts to remove barriers to higher education.

President Trump’s Regulatory Agenda

PPR panel discussion analyzes the Trump Administration’s regulatory goals and its likelihood of achieving them.

Let the Carbon Auctioneer Beware

Study shows that carbon-trading programs may produce less revenue in concentrated markets.

The CFPB’s Final Arbitration Rule Run Amok

New rule will raise costs, harming businesses, consumers, and the court system.

The Regulatory Week in Review: September 8, 2017

Trump Administration to end DACA, House passes bill to regulate self-driving cars, and more…

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

To regulate the digital economy, regulators must cooperate with platform firms, says scholar.