Federal Court

Changes to Universities’ Sexual Assault Tribunals May Be Here to Stay

Education Department is planning to make significant reforms to Title IX regulations.

New Front in the Labor War Between Uber and Its Drivers

Rideshare drivers in Philadelphia take their challenge for employee status to the Third Circuit.

Crossing the Regulatory Divide to Enhance Societal Well-Being

Requiring EPA cost-benefit analysis could ensure that regulations do more good than harm.

Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

Expert argues that courts should not strike down state programs that subsidize nuclear power plants.

Cannabis Conundrums

Law and policy experts dissect the challenges created by divergent federal and state laws on marijuana.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

The D.C. Circuit strikes down some of the FCC’s restrictions on automated calls.

Federal Court Orders EPA to Revisit Lead Risks

Ninth Circuit orders EPA to propose a new standard for lead dust and an updated definition for lead paint.

Regulating Immigration in a Deregulatory Administration

The Trump Administration’s measures to restrict immigration do not square with its push to deregulate.

Regulating Religious Accommodation at Work

Federal appeals court weighs employers’ obligation to accommodate employees’ religious practices.

The Transgender Military Personnel Fight Continues Amid Uncertainty

President’s memo favoring a ban of transgender service members raises new questions for future litigation.

The Guidance Racket

Despite attacks from conservatives, guidance documents help agencies and regulated firms comply with the law.

Philadelphia’s Fight Over Pay History

City ordinance prohibiting employers from asking about past salaries remains in limbo in federal court.