Elena Kagan’s appointment underscores an important shift in American law toward legislation and regulatory law.
Funding shortfalls may inhibit efforts at improving mine safety.
Government takes steps to protect consumers from poisonous substances in homes.
Studies question whether nutrition disclosure laws are effective in reducing calorie intake.
Agency seeks to change requirements for manufacturers to disclose information about hazardous materials.
President Obama faces major tradeoff in achieving promised health reform.
New book suggests ways to maintain consumer safety in a globalized world.