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The Big Election Bill Sitting on Capitol Hill

The Big Election Bill Sitting on Capitol Hill

Scholars urge the Senate to pass comprehensive voting rights legislation.

Regulating Police Use of Deadly Force in the United States

Regulating Police Use of Deadly Force in the United States

Scholars argue that reform is needed to address the unjust practices of law enforcement officers.

A New Era for Housing Protections

A New Era for Housing Protections

HUD enforces the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ individuals.

Prison Reform and Olmstead

Prison Reform and Olmstead

Scholar argues that a key disability rights framework could support prison reform or even abolition.

Equity and Justice Should Begin at Home

Equity and Justice Should Begin at Home

Federal public lands agencies should prioritize the inclusion and fair treatment of all employees.

Embracing Disruption and Other Lessons from Canada

Embracing Disruption and Other Lessons from Canada

Alternative land use and governance models highlight the need for tribally led reforms in the United States.

Religious Freedom or Pandemic Safety?

Religious Freedom or Pandemic Safety?

The Supreme Court blocked Governor Cuomo from enforcing COVID-19 restrictions on houses of worship.

Facing Bias in Facial Recognition Technology

Facing Bias in Facial Recognition Technology

Experts advocate robust regulation of facial recognition technology to reduce discriminatory outcomes.

Supreme Court Reinstates Barriers to Abortion by Telemedicine

Supreme Court Reinstates Barriers to Abortion by Telemedicine

The Court requires in-person visits for patients seeking medication abortion despite the risks of COVID-19.

Native Peoples, Tribal Sovereignty, and Regulation

Native Peoples, Tribal Sovereignty, and Regulation

Expert scholars and practitioners explore how Native American communities experience regulation.

How Should the United States Protect Data?

How Should the United States Protect Data?

Scholars suggest ways for the U.S. Congress to implement a federal data privacy policy.

Biometric Data and Midnight Regulations

Biometric Data and Midnight Regulations

The Biden Administration should assess the long-term effect of a Trump era biometric data collection policy.