Eric Schlabs

Machine Learning’s Implications for Fairness and Justice

Penn professors grapple with balancing efficiency and equality of government algorithms.

The Usefulness—and Possible Dangers—of Machine Learning

University of Pennsylvania workshop addresses potential biases in the predictive technique.

The Case for Regulating Tax Return Preparers

Researchers insist that tax return preparers should be required to demonstrate competency.

EPA Finalizes Latest Smog Rule

After a long battle, the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule receives an update.

Regulating Weight in the Fashion Industry

European countries have taken varied approaches to curtailing use of too-thin models—will the U.S. take action, too?

Improving the Tax Whistleblower Program

GAO report recommends a faster claims process and protection against employer retaliation.

Regulating Unicorns

Legal scholar argues that the largest private startups should be required to disclose more information.

Constitutional Arrogance

Michael Gerhardt argues that the presidency is designed to stretch the boundaries of its power.

The Problem with Delegation

Legal scholar argues that delegation poses a threat to the separation of powers.

Evaluating Disaster Relief

Government report recommends “federal mechanism” to increase oversight of the Red Cross.

Increasing Agency Use of Declaratory Orders

Legal scholar believes that declaratory orders can improve the value of agency advice.

The Marijuana Industry’s Access to Banks

Legal scholar offers solutions to regulatory obstacles preventing businesses from using financial institutions.