Rights

How Can We Reveal Bias in Computer Algorithms?

A legal scholar and a computer scientist explored how to limit machine learning biases.

Should Robots Make Law?

Workshop evaluated benefits and challenges of delegating government decision-making to computers.

Machine Learning’s Implications for Fairness and Justice

Penn professors grapple with balancing efficiency and equality of government algorithms.

Regulating the Family by Regulating Labor

Scholar argues that U.S. labor regulation historically has been grounded in gendered assumptions about families.

Broadening Access to Postsecondary Education

A recent New York City initiative attempts to remove barriers to higher education.

Envisioning an Anti-Animal Cruelty Agency

Scholars propose a new federal agency to reduce abuse of agricultural animals.

Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban Breaks Faith with Service Members

President Trump’s transgender ban for the military is misguided and potentially illegal.

The FTC and Net Neutrality’s Plan B

Would the FTC be an effective body for regulating Internet openness?

Do Occupational Licenses Exacerbate the Prison-to-Poverty Pipeline?

Expert argues that occupational licensing reform will unlock the economic potential of former prisoners.

Constraining the SEC’s Enforcement Options

Supreme Court limits agency’s ability to demand repayment of illegal gains.

Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Students with Disabilities

Court unanimously revises its approach to students’ individualized education plans.

Restricting Race-Conscious Redistricting

Two decisions by the Supreme Court impose new limits on racial redistricting.