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New York Law Regulates Business Owners’ Speech

Justices unanimously decide that a New York law prohibiting credit card surcharges regulates speech.

Mulvaney is Right to Call for More Money for OMB

Expanding a White House office could help shrink the whole federal government.

Improving Higher Education Regulation

In a six-part series, Provost Wendell Pritchett explains why reforming higher education requires careful analysis of the fundamentals of regulation.

Solar Panels on a Border Wall

Economic, environmental, and policy considerations underlie the President’s “solar wall” proposal.

Why the REINS Act Is Unwise If Not Also Unconstitutional

A proposed act would hinder needed regulations, thereby interfering with the executive branch’s constitutional authority to execute the law.

Scrap the Congressional Review Act

The law goes against the public interest, favoring lobbyists over public protections.

Why We Need Encryption Now More Than Ever

Encryption should be seen not only as an essential consumer protection tool, but also as an essential national security tool.

Red Tape on the Upswing

Experts argue that the number and cost of regulations sharply rose in 2015—at a rate that has held steady in 2016.

Regulating Police Use of Force

Scholars, activists, and other criminal justice experts address possible legal responses to excessive police force.

Adapting Regulation for the FinTech World

A federal consumer watchdog quietly solved a big problem.

Are High Rents Inevitable?

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

(Not) Prosecuting Financial Crimes

Holding companies accountable for crimes is essential, yet more must be done to end “too big to jail” concerns.