Local Regulation

Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response

Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response

Colombia lacks procedures for ensuring coordination among different levels of government.

Regulating in Times of Tragic Choices

Regulating in Times of Tragic Choices

As Italy begins its second phase of COVID-19 regulation, trust in government regulatory action is essential.

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Law enforcements’ expanding use of cameras raises questions over how to design programs governing them.

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Northeastern states are attempting to stop the spread of an invasive species that threatens crops.

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

When Boston school leaders sought to use algorithms to redesign the bus schedule, equity remained a challenge.

Regulation and the Cashless Movement

Regulation and the Cashless Movement

Proposed D.C. legislation highlights debate over businesses that refuse cash payments.

Cities on the Forefront of Public Health Regulation

Cities on the Forefront of Public Health Regulation

Scholar examines ways that local governments are combating issues like obesity and asthma.

Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Check on Excessive Historic Preservation

Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Check on Excessive Historic Preservation

Local governments should conduct a formal analysis before designating private property as historic.

Regulating Sober Living Homes

Regulating Sober Living Homes

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

Searching for the “New Labor Law”

Searching for the “New Labor Law”

More collaboration between government, employers, and labor would help combat income inequality.

Improving Regulation of Police Use of Lethal Force

Improving Regulation of Police Use of Lethal Force

Scholar argues that policymakers should apply the substance of executive branch lethal force regulations to the police context.