Alana Sheppard

Protecting Abortion Post-Roe

Protecting Abortion Post-Roe

Scholars offer suggestions for protecting abortion rights if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

The Precedent for Noncitizen Voting

The Precedent for Noncitizen Voting

New York City’s move to allow noncitizens to vote in local elections is not unprecedented.

Value-Pricing Prescription Drugs

Value-Pricing Prescription Drugs

Scholar argues that reducing pricing for prescription drugs may increase innovation.

Zoning Changes to Create Affordable Housing

Zoning Changes to Create Affordable Housing

Scholars argue for “upzoning” to build more multi-family homes on land near transit stations.

Week in Review

Week in Review

The CDC extends eviction moratorium in some communities, the Labor Department rescinds Trump-era joint employer rule, and more…

A Case for Mandatory Voting

A Case for Mandatory Voting

Scholars argue that civic duty voting could revive American democracy.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Georgia lawmakers impose new voting restrictions, the Supreme Court holds that the FCC can loosen media ownership rules, and more…

Week in Review

Week in Review

Countries halt rollout of AstraZeneca vaccine, FDA streamlines the process for approving COVID-19 tests, and more…

Week in Review

Week in Review

FDA authorizes single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Abbott revokes Texas mask mandate, and more…

Week in Review

Week in Review

The Senate acquits former President Donald J. Trump, the Census Bureau delays releasing data, and more…

Week in Review

Week in Review

The CDC imposes an eviction moratorium, President Biden orders increased insurance accessibility, and more…

In Air and Unmasked

In Air and Unmasked

CDC orders masks on domestic flights after airlines’ self-enforced mask mandates do not yield compliance.