Meghan Downey

No Such Thing as a Stigma-Free Lunch

No Such Thing as a Stigma-Free Lunch

Lawyer argues that state regulation is needed to eliminate local lunch-shaming policies.

Health Care Coverage, Contraception, and the Court

Health Care Coverage, Contraception, and the Court

The Supreme Court upheld broad exemptions to employers’ reproductive health care coverage requirements.

Remembering and Continuing RBG’s Legacy

Remembering and Continuing RBG’s Legacy

Justice Ginsburg paved the way toward gender equality, inspiring generations to advocate justice under the law.

Putting a Label on Farm Animal Welfare

Putting a Label on Farm Animal Welfare

Scholar argues that inconsistent animal welfare labeling practices harm consumers.

Explaining the Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

Explaining the Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

A recent Supreme Court decision maintains protection for people who arrived to the United States as children.

The Trump Administration’s New Title IX Rule

The Trump Administration’s New Title IX Rule

A new rule brings changes to enforcement of sexual harassment regulations in higher education.

Can Regulating Surrogacy Prevent Statelessness?

Can Regulating Surrogacy Prevent Statelessness?

Scholar proposes regulatory solution to ensure that children born from surrogate mothers have clearly established citizenship.

Empirical Evidence in the Administration of Family Law

Empirical Evidence in the Administration of Family Law

Scholar proposes framework for the use of empirical evidence in child welfare policies.