Rights

Simpler Justice

The justice system needs to become faster, cheaper, and better for the poor and the middle class.

Revamping the American Justice System

Leading scholars and practitioners comment on a recent book that argues for a simpler, more streamlined legal system.

Asylum and the Abuse of Administrative Law

The Trump Administration violated administrative procedure to overhaul asylum policy.

Proposed Joint-Employer Rule May Restrict Workers’ Bargaining Power

Federal labor agency proposes a new rule to end confusion over the joint-employer standard.

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Attempts to regulate “assault weapons” will be futile as long as the term lacks a clear definition.

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.

A Call to Arms Research

Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.

Gun Regulation Is Costly—and Not the Only Option

Policymakers should deploy strategies beyond regulation to reduce gun-related harm.

What Firearms Law and Regulatory Scholarship Can Learn from Each Other

Firearms law and regulatory scholars must come together to tackle the gun control problem.

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Effective Gun Regulation Can Be Compatible with Gun Rights

Lobbying and appropriations limits undermine the enforcement of gun regulations.