Constitutional Law

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

State and local regulators will face challenges in trying to pick up the slack after a federal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Restricting Race-Conscious Redistricting

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

The First Amendment Protects Offensive Trademarks

Supreme Court holds that government cannot discriminate against offensive trademarks.

The Constitutional Executive Order on Regulatory Budgets

President Trump’s regulation-trimming executive order will likely survive judicial scrutiny despite potential policy objections.

Ordering Agencies to Violate the Law

President Trump’s regulatory budget executive order withholds agency action and harms the American public.

A Debate Over President Trump’s “One-In-Two-Out” Executive Order

Policy experts consider the constitutionality of a cornerstone of the President’s regulatory reform efforts.

A Look at States’ Roles in Administrative Constitutionalism

Law professor argues that states play a critical, but often neglected, role in constitutional decision-making.

A Policing Model For the 21st Century

Concerns surrounding police use of force highlight the urgent need for law enforcement reform.

The Troubling Issues Regarding Police Use of Force

As the debate surrounding police force continues, new practices can address this pressing issue.

The Dangers of Stop-and-Frisk Policies

New York legislation that limited the reach of stop-and-frisk provides insight for lawmakers today.

Closing the Courthouse Door to Victims of Police Abuse

A number of Supreme Court doctrines make it difficult for citizens to sue police officers and their government employers.

Regulating the Reasonableness of Police Violence

The legal standard governing police force provides inadequate guidance to police officers and the courts.