Opinion

How the Clean Power Plan’s Repeal Undermines Regulatory Analysis

The Trump Administration’s purported economic justification weakens the credibility of cost-benefit analysis.

Building for Disaster

Data show that more stringent building codes deliver benefits greatly exceeding their costs.

Designing Safety Regulations for High-Hazard Industries

New National Academies of Sciences report offers much-needed clarity about regulatory design decisions.

Concluding Thoughts on Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Public’s Impact in Rulemaking

The Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. EPA illustrates that the public has a serious role to play in the rulemaking process.

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Reasoned Agency Decision-Making

Scalia recounts his role in challenging a SEC rule on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The Value of Public Participation in Rulemaking

Appearing before agencies affords the public an important opportunity to have a genuine impact on the law.

Autonomous Vehicle Bill Leaves Safety Gaps

House bill on autonomous vehicles restricts state policies that could improve safety.

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

State and local regulators will face challenges in trying to pick up the slack after a federal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

The CFPB’s Final Arbitration Rule Run Amok

New rule will raise costs, harming businesses, consumers, and the court system.

Do Not Forget to Wear a Hat

EPA provides advice instead of regulation in the new nanny state.

The Regulatory Accountability Act and the Obsolescence of Formal Rulemaking

Administrative agencies should not be required to use a process that has been obsolete for decades.

Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban Breaks Faith with Service Members

President Trump’s transgender ban for the military is misguided and potentially illegal.