Legislative backlash against election officials poses serious implications for democracy.
Some state lawmakers aim to give elected officials control over election administration and outcomes.
The Equal Rights Amendment raises questions of congressional authority.
Scholar argues that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’s power to regulate violates states’ constitutions.
The Court’s decision will weigh states’ regulatory powers against concerns of economic protectionism.
Scholars argue that state policymaking cannot effectively counteract federal environmental deregulation.
Workers in some states may now be classified as both independent contractors and employees.
Research shows that requiring voter IDs imposes substantial costs, especially on disadvantaged groups.
Analysts debate the effectiveness of work requirements for recipients of cash assistance in Kansas.
Expert argues that suits under California’s environmental law undercut housing and climate change goals.
Research suggests recycling laws may turn people into “committed” recyclers.
The Supreme Court declines to resolve issue of whether state hospitals can be sued for false insurance claims.