Opinion

Rule of Law Prevails in Sackett v. EPA

Rule of Law Prevails in Sackett v. EPA

Don’t believe either the environmentalists or the property rights supporters.

Nudging Smokers Away from Tobacco Risks

Nudging Smokers Away from Tobacco Risks

Tobacco regulation increasingly takes a behavioral turn.

Clearer Framing Needed for “Open Government”

Clearer Framing Needed for “Open Government”

Open government debate needs to separate politics from technology.

Public Consultation and Legalized Detention in China

Public Consultation and Legalized Detention in China

Open comment period helps steer China away from legalizing “residential surveillance.”

The Proper Limits of the Congressional Regulatory Veto

The Proper Limits of the Congressional Regulatory Veto

The CRA’s ban on issuing “substantially similar” rules has been misunderstood

Pennsylvania’s SNAP Asset Test Will Backfire

Pennsylvania’s SNAP Asset Test Will Backfire

The test will be expensive and discourage efforts to become financially independent.

Court Misapplies First Amendment to Strike Down FDA Cigarette Warning Labels

Court Misapplies First Amendment to Strike Down FDA Cigarette Warning Labels

A district court judge invents strict scrutiny requirement for commercial speech.

The Budget Roadmap to the Regulatory State

The Budget Roadmap to the Regulatory State

Obama’s 2013 budget reveals priorities for environment, financial reform, and health care.

A Pill Everyone Can Swallow

A Pill Everyone Can Swallow

The FDA’s proposal to modernize generic drug approvals meets with broad support.

An Incomplete Contraceptive Coverage Compromise

An Incomplete Contraceptive Coverage Compromise

Despite political assurances, nothing has changed legally in the contraceptive insurance controversy.

Taking Regulation Seriously

Taking Regulation Seriously

President Obama’s joke about spilled milk helps illustrate the need to understand how regulations actually work.

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

Fracking holds great promise as a source of U.S. energy.