Legislation

The Constitutionality of Federal Regulation in Indian Country

The Constitutionality of Federal Regulation in Indian Country

A recent Supreme Court decision challenges centuries of congressional regulatory authority over native nations.

Thirty Years of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Thirty Years of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Scholars reflect on three decades of the landmark antidiscrimination law, its effects, and its future.

Why the Equality Act Remains Important to LGBTQ Equality

Why the Equality Act Remains Important to LGBTQ Equality

A Supreme Court victory is the beginning, not the end, of the fight against anti-LGBTQ discrimination.

Ending Legislative Impotence

Ending Legislative Impotence

A recent Supreme Court case suggests Congress needs new processes to legislate effectively and overcome partisanship.

Singapore’s Regulatory Response to COVID-19

Singapore’s Regulatory Response to COVID-19

The pandemic appears tailor-made for Singapore’s managerial and interventionist style of governance.

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Executive and legislative branches of Spain’s government wield debatable legal authority in times of crisis.

Regulating Non-Compete Agreements

Regulating Non-Compete Agreements

Governments should place limits on non-compete agreements that apply to low-wage workers.

Ratcheting Up Workplace Protections

Ratcheting Up Workplace Protections

State legislatures and agencies have an important role to play in improving workplaces for workers.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Defining “Assault Weapons”

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

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Regulating Sober Living Homes

Regulating Sober Living Homes

Public officials and sober living home operators dispute whether sober living homes need more oversight.

Allowing Students to Access Sunscreen Without Restriction

Allowing Students to Access Sunscreen Without Restriction

Legislatures reconsider whether students can access sunscreen in school without a doctor’s note.