Susana Medeiros

Is Balance of Power a Useful Doctrine?

Eric Posner argues that “balance of power” is not a helpful concept for governing the relationship between the branches.

Pipeline Safety Regulator Proposes Rule to Prevent Pipeline Spills

Rule would impose reporting and inspection requirements in light of 2010 pipeline spill and legislation.

Seventh Circuit Finds Wisconsin Abortion Statute Unconstitutional

Court finds state law to be medically unnecessary and burdensome to women seeking abortion services.

Agencies Propose Rule to Bolster Protections for Human Research Subjects

Rule would address concerns that medical information can be used for unauthorized purposes.

Scholar Faults State Efforts to Regulate Police Drones

Scholar argues that better state laws would accommodate privacy concerns and encourage police efficiency.

The Regulatory System May Not Be Ready for Synthetic Organisms

As researchers develop organisms that fuel your car, scholars warn that current regulations are not adequate.

NHTSA Proposes Rule to Curb Substandard Motorcycle Helmets

Motorcyclists and law enforcement officials disagree over the necessity of proposed changes to helmet standards.