Synopsis

Combatting Climate Change with Human Behavior

Scholars explain the benefits of setting “green” products as consumers’ default option.

More Regulation Needed to Combat Risks From Cosmetics

Scholar argues that the association between cosmetics and femininity has contributed to harmful under-regulation.

The Potential Consequences of the Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

Scholars argue that HUD’s smoke-free rule misses the mark in efforts to curb smoking.

Is Insurance Regulation Unconstitutional?

Scholar argues that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’s power to regulate violates states’ constitutions.

Curbing Ticket Bots

GAO describes potential solutions to limit the use of automated software in the ticket marketplace.

Can Red and Purple States Go Green?

Scholars argue that state policymaking cannot effectively counteract federal environmental deregulation.

How to Fight Wage Theft on a Budget

Different but complementary strategies are proposed for reducing wage theft in the United States.

Investigating the Trump Administration

Scholar points to potential challenges facing congressional investigations into the executive branch.

Combatting Deregulation with Regulatory Horcruxes

Scholar argues that spreading regulatory authority may insulate programs from future deregulatory pressures.

Addressing the Constitutionality of Federal Quarantine Rules

Scholars say constitutionally shaky infectious disease regulations must yield to better prevention programs.