Philadelphia

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

More Philadelphia historic properties could be revitalized with reduced red tape.

Evaluating Soda Taxes

Evaluating Soda Taxes

As cities experiment with soda taxes, emerging scholarship reviews their impacts and efficacy.

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.

Philadelphia’s Fight Over Pay History

Philadelphia’s Fight Over Pay History

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

When Cities Regulate

When Cities Regulate

New Philadelphia policies demonstrate the challenges of local regulation.

The Troubling Issues Regarding Police Use of Force

The Troubling Issues Regarding Police Use of Force

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

The Regional Reality of Federal Regulation

The Regional Reality of Federal Regulation

Penn Law students learn about adjudication and regional enforcement of regulations.

Hillary Clinton Rallies West Philadelphians to Register and Vote

Hillary Clinton Rallies West Philadelphians to Register and Vote

The Democratic candidate for President shares her platform and voter mobilization goals.

Making Profits by Disrupting the Regulatory Status Quo

Making Profits by Disrupting the Regulatory Status Quo

Scholar explains the rise and expansion of startups that push the regulatory envelope.

Ensuring a Fair Day’s Pay

Ensuring a Fair Day’s Pay

A new Philadelphia ordinance allows the city to take steps to stop wage theft.

Hoverboard Regulations Attempt to Balance Safety and Fun

Hoverboard Regulations Attempt to Balance Safety and Fun

Philadelphia City Council considers hoverboard restrictions for young users.

Philadelphia Cracks Down on Uber

Philadelphia Cracks Down on Uber

Philadelphia’s parking authority takes action to rein in Uber’s alleged violations of the city’s regulations.