Analysis

Working for Welfare Not Faring Well?

Analysts debate the effectiveness of work requirements for recipients of cash assistance in Kansas.

How Regulation Can Improve Surgery

Scholar argues that agencies should collect evidence on surgical procedures to help implement best practices.

Regulating Instagram Posts

Author argues that FTC disclosure rules may infringe upon endorsers’ right to free speech.

Regulating Sober Living Homes

Public officials and sober living home operators dispute whether sober living homes need more oversight.

Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

Expert argues that courts should not strike down state programs that subsidize nuclear power plants.

The Changing Meaning of Transparency

Scholar argues that despite progressive roots, U.S. transparency laws have taken an anti-government focus.

Gene Editing of Human Embryos Prompts Calls For Regulation

Despite ethical concerns, scholar argues that gene editing of human embryos should not be banned.

Regulating Food Advertising to Children

Scholars propose accountability model to regulate how food is marketed to children.

Why Sacramento Needs to Fix the California Environmental Quality Act

Expert argues that suits under California’s environmental law undercut housing and climate change goals.

The Trump Administration Targets Student Loan Protections

The APA is at the center of state efforts to challenge the Trump Administration’s education policy changes.

Negotiated Rulemaking and the Borrower Defense Regulation

“Do-over” of Obama-era rule shines a spotlight on alternative to notice-and-comment rulemaking.

Cannabis Conundrums

Law and policy experts dissect the challenges created by divergent federal and state laws on marijuana.