Opinion

Executive Authority to Forgive Student Loans Is Not So Simple

Executive Authority to Forgive Student Loans Is Not So Simple

The Secretary of Education’s legal authority to grant across-the-board loan forgiveness is unclear.

Let Retirement Plans Vote on Corporate Responsibility

Let Retirement Plans Vote on Corporate Responsibility

The Biden Administration can address global warming by encouraging fiduciary input on ESG matters.

Does the European Union Set or Export Data Privacy Standards?

Does the European Union Set or Export Data Privacy Standards?

The EU does not merely set standards in data privacy regulation, it exports ideas.

The Dawn of a New Era for Copyright Online

The Dawn of a New Era for Copyright Online

Recent legislation that targets illegal digital streaming provides a template for digital copyright law.

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Improve the Social Cost of Carbon, Do Not Replace It

Despite some scholars’ criticisms, the social cost of carbon is a useful tool for crafting U.S. climate policy.

Establishing Economies on Indian Reservations

Establishing Economies on Indian Reservations

Promoting business development and economic independence on reservations is crucial to sustaining tribal communities.

Promoting Indian Child Welfare Through Inquiry and Data

Promoting Indian Child Welfare Through Inquiry and Data

Data collection on Native American involvement in adoption and foster care is needed to remedy courts’ failures.

Strengthening the Stem Cell Industry Through Better Regulation

Strengthening the Stem Cell Industry Through Better Regulation

FDA should take steps to strengthen the regenerative medicine industry.

Rules for Acknowledging a Broken Trust

Rules for Acknowledging a Broken Trust

In the battle for self-determination, unrecognized Indian tribes can petition for federal acknowledgment.

A Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Passport System Is Still Premature

A Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Passport System Is Still Premature

Questions of equity, access, and privacy demand answers before a vaccine passport will work.

Equity and Justice Should Begin at Home

Equity and Justice Should Begin at Home

Federal public lands agencies should prioritize the inclusion and fair treatment of all employees.

Unsettled Consequences of the McGirt Decision

Unsettled Consequences of the McGirt Decision

A Supreme Court decision raises new questions about tribal jurisdiction in land disputes.