Opinion

Election Officials as Regulators of Voting Access

Election Officials as Regulators of Voting Access

Legislative backlash against election officials poses serious implications for democracy.

Red State Lawmakers Preempt Campaign Finance Laws in Blue Cities

Red State Lawmakers Preempt Campaign Finance Laws in Blue Cities

Republican states with major democratic metropolitan centers forestall local efforts to reform election law.

A Voting Rights Faustian Bargain

A Voting Rights Faustian Bargain

Democrats should accept voter ID in exchange for Republican support of national voting standards.

The False Flag of Political Accountability in Election Reform

The False Flag of Political Accountability in Election Reform

Some state lawmakers aim to give elected officials control over election administration and outcomes.

Brnovich and Its Implications

Brnovich and Its Implications

The Supreme Court’s decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee signals a new era of restrictive voting laws.

Coping With the Loss of COVID-19 Eviction Moratoriums

Coping With the Loss of COVID-19 Eviction Moratoriums

More financial assistance and fewer anti-eviction mandates may better shelter both renters and landlords.

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

The Paradoxical Consequences of the Employee–Contractor Designation

A proposed rule may expand platform workers’ compensation options but not their access to other benefits.

Climate Change and Price Stability Mandates at Central Banks

Climate Change and Price Stability Mandates at Central Banks

Climate-related risks pose financial stability concerns for the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank.

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence

Policymakers should address the constant turnover of products which leads to mass consumerism.

Modernizing SNAP After the Pandemic

Modernizing SNAP After the Pandemic

The pandemic highlighted the importance of food security and what policymakers should do to strengthen it.

Moving Toward a New Era of Labor Rights in Trade Policy?

Moving Toward a New Era of Labor Rights in Trade Policy?

A novel trade enforcement tool creates an expedited process to protect labor rights.

The K-12 Masking Wars

The K-12 Masking Wars

Anti-mask rhetoric in K-12 schools demonstrates how public insults can limit the effectiveness of civil rights law.