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Regulating by Way of Straws

California legislator proposes regulating straw use in certain restaurants to reduce plastic waste.

Regulating Religious Accommodation at Work

Federal appeals court weighs employers’ obligation to accommodate employees’ religious practices.

Will New Jersey Change Sports Betting Regulation in the United States?

Scholar discusses current sports betting regulation in the United States and a case that could change it all.

A Farewell to Fracking Regulations

Trump Administration issues final rule rescinding Obama-era fracking regulation.

The Brave New World of Bitcoin

South Korea takes steps to regulate cryptocurrency amid speculation concerns.

Proposed Regulation Would Change How Tipped Workers Get Paid

A new deregulatory measure would allow employers to keep tips received by their employees.

Federal Court Approves “Ballot Selfie” Prohibition

New York law banning photos of voters with their ballots survives constitutional scrutiny.

State Court Breathes Fresh Air into Pennsylvanians’ Environmental Rights

Recent state supreme court decision reaffirms and expands a constitutional duty to preserve natural resources.

Fight Over Fowl Livers Continues in California

A federal appellate court decision could send foie gras off the menu—again.

Seattle’s New Housing Ordinance Will Give Ex-Offenders a Fair Chance

Local law will prevent landlords from screening tenants based on their criminal history.

Bank Regulators Aim to Alter Securities Trade Rules

The period within which securities transactions must settle is likely to shrink to match SEC rule change.

Does the Administrative State Threaten U.S. Democracy?

Panel focuses on claims of potential dangers from growth in government agencies.