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Week in Review

President Trump signs animal cruelty bill, Massachusetts restricts vape sales, and more…

Will Steel Tariffs Mark the Demise of the WTO?

Scholar argues that Trump’s steel tariffs and the responses from other countries endanger the free trade system.

The Trump Administration Takes Aim at Migratory Birds

Attorneys argue that Department of Interior enforcement practices threaten migratory birds.

Would a National Popular Vote Make Every Vote Count?

Proposed legislation could change state regulations that allocate presidential electoral votes.

The Global Trade Order Going Out with a Whimper

The World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement system is in danger of collapse.

Where’s the Plant-Based Beef?

Scholar argues for promotion of environmentally conscious plant-based diets through regulation.

Put the Phone Down

Scholar argues that the government should regulate app developers to prevent technology addiction.

Is Health Care Price Transparency Key to Lowering Costs?

A proposed rule seeks to force hospitals to disclose secret prices negotiated with health insurance companies.

Kavanaugh’s First-Year Report Card

In his initial year on the Supreme Court, Justice Kavanaugh’s performance on the bench appears balanced and deliberate.

Is a Ceiling on Regulatory Costs Reasonable?

Setting a regulatory budget at a cost of zero ignores evidence of regulation’s high return on investment.

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

The FCC ought to consider new approaches to setting rates for captioned telephone service providers.

A Proposal to Help Congress Enact Civil Service Reforms

Congress and the White House should bring scholars together to craft a bipartisan solution to civil service challenges.