Technology

The Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX

FAA joins aviation regulators worldwide in grounding planes following two fatal crashes.

High-Speed Rail Gets On Track

A final rule published by the Federal Railroad Administration sets new standards for high-speed trains.

Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

FDA and USDA’s plan to jointly regulate lab-made meat raises new questions for the future of food regulation.

Are Online Agreements Readable?

Regulators may need to protect consumers from unreadable online contracts and privacy policies.

Sex Workers Fight for Safe Conditions After Being Taken Offline

A new law targets online sex trafficking, but critics worry about the consequences for sex workers’ safety.

Robots Are People Too…Maybe

Scholar argues that robots should be regulated based on three key individual traits.

Regulating Initial Coin Offerings

Scholar suggests alternatives to regulating cryptocurrency offerings as conventional securities.

New Front in the Labor War Between Uber and Its Drivers

Rideshare drivers in Philadelphia take their challenge for employee status to the Third Circuit.

Using Blockchain to Improve Regulatory Analysis and Reform

Blockchain could provide essential data on the effectiveness of regulations.

Regulating Instagram Posts

Author argues that FTC disclosure rules may infringe upon endorsers’ right to free speech.

Preventing the Sharing Economy From Abusing Your Data

Scholars argue that consumer protection law can address sharing economy firms’ potential to abuse information.

Addressing the International Legal Challenges of Genetic Engineering

In keynote address, Gary Marchant discusses the transnational implications of genetic engineering.