Rights

The Ideological Battle Over Regulating Paid Family Leave

Debate about paid family leave revolves around three very different proposals.

Do-It-Yourself for the Legal Industry

Scholar argues that low-income litigants can benefit from self-help resources.

Revisiting Deference to Agencies in Criminal Deportation Cases

Scholar argues against using agency interpretations of immigration law in criminal deportation cases.

Obama-Era Education Regulations Targeted for Reform

Conservative legal group urges change to education regulations adopted under the previous Administration.

Seattle’s New Housing Ordinance Will Give Ex-Offenders a Fair Chance

Local law will prevent landlords from screening tenants based on their criminal history.

The Dangerous Consequences of Repealing the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule

Without the possibility of class action lawsuits, consumers are now more vulnerable to corporate fraud.

The Battle Over the Military’s Transgender Policy Is Far from Over

A federal court temporarily blocks the White House transgender ban, but the need for a watchful eye remains.

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.