Jennifer Ko

Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

Expert argues that courts should not strike down state programs that subsidize nuclear power plants.

Executive Orders and the Limits of Presidential Authority

Federal judge discusses the Trump Administration’s original travel ban.

A New Standard of Data Protection

Companies gear up to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

Federal Court Orders EPA to Revisit Lead Risks

Ninth Circuit orders EPA to propose a new standard for lead dust and an updated definition for lead paint.

What the FDA Can Teach Us About Regulatory Excellence

Scholar discusses the role of policy learning and reputation in regulatory excellence.

Seattle’s New Housing Ordinance Will Give Ex-Offenders a Fair Chance

Local law will prevent landlords from screening tenants based on their criminal history.

Climate Engineering Could Reframe the Dialogue on Climate Change

New study explores the potential benefits, risks, and legal challenges of solar climate engineering.

When Federal Agencies Do Not Answer to Courts

Scholar examines how agencies operate independently of courts through rulemaking and legislative drafting.

Are High Rents Inevitable?

Experts tackle the problem of preserving affordable housing in booming real estate markets.

Legal and Policy Challenges to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Recent University of Pennsylvania event explores issues raised by the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Department of Agriculture Revises Its Organic Standards

Agency finalizes rule on production standards for organic livestock and poultry.

Talking Cars, Coming Soon to a Road Near You

Transportation Department proposes rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology.