Analysis

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Thousands of teachers could see loan debt disappear as the Education Department tries to correct a past mistake.

Improving Patient Safety for Inpatient Psychiatric Care

Researchers argue that safety efforts have lagged for inpatient psychiatric care.

Fixing the Shortfall in Highway Infrastructure Funding

A recent report highlights funding gaps for infrastructure and potential fixes.

Fixing the Family Glitch

Ambiguous language in the Affordable Care Act could keep affordable health care out of reach of millions.

Administrative Law Essay Competition Winners

Two essays by student winners of a Penn Law essay competition describe important regulatory developments.

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.

Will the Affordable Care Act Die by Non-Enforcement?

U.S. cities file suit to force the Trump Administration to keep Obamacare alive.

Police Departments Adopt Automated DNA Testing

Rapid DNA technology expands law enforcement’s ability to test samples, but also raises privacy concerns.

Giving Regulatory Cooperation a Reality Check

International regulatory cooperation agreements have not reached desired levels of effectiveness.

Scrapping Electric Car Tax Credits

President Trump’s 2020 budget seeks to eliminate tax credits for electric vehicles.

Will an All-Payer System Lower Health Care Costs?

Maryland’s global budgeting scheme for hospitals may be a model for controlling rising health care prices.

FDA and the Future of Youth Smoking

Former Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently discussed the e-cigarette epidemic among American youth.