Regulatory Reform

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Combatting Deregulation with Regulatory Horcruxes

Scholar argues that spreading regulatory authority may insulate programs from future deregulatory pressures.

You Need to See It to Believe It

Scholars argue that the use of visual media in federal rulemaking promotes democratic values.

Deep Fake News

Scholars argue that video and audio fabrications could threaten modern government but lack satisfactory regulatory solutions.

The Ideological Origins of Deregulation

Much support for government deregulation originates from left-wing thought.

Evaluating the Grand Bargain

Triaging serious cases and simplifying criminal procedure could raise significant risks.

Misdemeanor Cases Need Lawyers Too

Barton and Bibas’s suggestions about misdemeanor would increase charges and harm defendants.

Reforming Criminal Justice by Reforming Lawyers

Revamping the regulation of legal services might be a first step toward overhauling criminal justice.

Preventing Error Requires Not Just More Resources, But Better Incentives Too

Improving legal representation in criminal cases requires focusing on prosecutors as well as defenders.

Rebooting Justice for Inmate Litigants

Suggested legal system reform could help inmates pursue civil rights claims.

A Simpler and Less Adversarial System Would Be More Just

Improving the justice system requires more than just using technology and relaxing requirements for lawyers.

The Legal System and Its Reform

Barton and Bibas argue for significant changes to improve justice in the legal system.