Local Regulation

A Local Lens on Administrative Law

A Local Lens on Administrative Law

Scholar brings the focus of administrative law to the level of municipal government.

The Case for Local Control in Internet Regulation

The Case for Local Control in Internet Regulation

Scholars advocate an expansive role for local decision-making in internet governance.

The Road to Clean Air Is a Toll Road

The Road to Clean Air Is a Toll Road

Scholar argues that legal barriers should not prevent cities from using congestion pricing to curb traffic.

The Promise and Peril of Local Election Administration

The Promise and Peril of Local Election Administration

Local election officials played a critical role in facilitating free and fair elections in 2020.

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Proponents of nuclear energy should focus on its economic and environmental benefits to garner local support.

Would You Remember Your Court Date?

Would You Remember Your Court Date?

Researchers implement program to improve court appearance rates for summons in New York City.

Maintaining Local Values in the Face of Digital Platforms

Maintaining Local Values in the Face of Digital Platforms

Academics argue that city authorities could cooperate with tech companies to align their values.

An Open Challenge to the Navajo Nation’s Land Use Authority

An Open Challenge to the Navajo Nation’s Land Use Authority

An illegal marijuana operation highlights the need for regulatory enforcement reform on tribal land.

Time to Rescue the Rescue Dog Industry?

Time to Rescue the Rescue Dog Industry?

Rescue dog groups may be exacerbating the very problem they claim to address.

Community Land Trusts Get a California Makeover

Community Land Trusts Get a California Makeover

California laws may help community land trusts tackle a housing crisis and other issues.

Can Regulators Save Midwestern Beaches?

Can Regulators Save Midwestern Beaches?

Historic water levels across the Great Lakes region present state regulators with significant challenges.

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.