Week in Review
President Biden announces nominee to head OIRA, a federal judge blocks coverage of HIV prevention drugs, and more…
Can the CPSC Save Christmas?
With supply shortages and product safety plaguing this holiday season, legislators and advocates turn to the CPSC.
The Law and Policy of Product Obsolescence
Policymakers should address the constant turnover of products which leads to mass consumerism.
Formaldehyde Lurks in Hair Products Despite FDA Warning
FDA warns consumers to protect themselves from a known carcinogen in hair smoothing products.
Does Cosmetics Regulation Need a Makeover?
Scholars reflect on the need for stronger regulatory oversight of cosmetics in the United States.
Strengthening Accountability for Aviation Safety
Requiring airplane manufacturing CEOs to certify airplane safety could prevent tragedies.
Improving Regulatory Analysis at Independent Agencies
Independent agencies should adopt four key analytical standards.
Improving the Process of Making Rules at Independent Agencies
Following certain procedural steps will strengthen independent agencies’ rulemaking processes.
3D Printers Bring Regulation into the Living Room
Scholars contemplate the health and safety risks of home manufacturing.
The Case Against FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Diagnostic Tests
Scholar argues against proposal to regulate lab-developed tests as medical devices.
The Case for FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Diagnostic Tests
Scholar argues in favor of proposal to regulate lab-developed tests as medical devices.
NHTSA Proposes Rule to Curb Substandard Motorcycle Helmets
Motorcyclists and law enforcement officials disagree over the necessity of proposed changes to helmet standards.