All Essays

Acting Officials and Delegated Authority

Acting Officials and Delegated Authority

Agencies should promote transparency about vacant and acting positions by making information publicly available.

Seeking to Improve Administrative Transparency and Expertise

Seeking to Improve Administrative Transparency and Expertise

Federal agency issues recommendations to improve transparency and help better inform administrative government.

Politics, Prosecutors, and Procedural Fairness

Politics, Prosecutors, and Procedural Fairness

President Trump contravenes fundamental fairness by exerting political pressure over prosecutors.

Week in Review

Week in Review

The Supreme Court allows expedited deportation orders for asylum seekers, U.S. Attorney General for the Southern District of New York resigns, and more…

Regulating Complaints in Human Subjects Research

Regulating Complaints in Human Subjects Research

Scholar examines the institutional review board process for resolving disputes in human subjects research.

Chile’s Political and Institutional Response to COVID-19

Chile’s Political and Institutional Response to COVID-19

Expanded executive power presents challenges to plans for constitutional and political reform.

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

More Philadelphia historic properties could be revitalized with reduced red tape.

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

Why Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Failing

In Brazil, a political crisis rages between federal and state governments as coronavirus cases keep rising.

What Makes an Emergency?

What Makes an Emergency?

Curbing executive overreach requires a clear definition of “emergency” and limits on powers used to respond to crises.

Week in Review

Week in Review

The Supreme Court holds that employers may not discriminate against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender, upholds DACA, and more…

Establishing Better Fisheries Regulation

Establishing Better Fisheries Regulation

Scholars argue for reforms to Canada’s aquaculture regulatory system.

Expanding Care Through Coordination

Expanding Care Through Coordination

The federal government seeks to improve out-of-state health services for children on Medicaid.