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Top Regulatory News of 2022

Top Regulatory News of 2022

The Regulatory Review highlights the top regulatory news and scholarship of 2021, as selected by our staff.

Rethinking Rulemaking Through International Cooperation

Rethinking Rulemaking Through International Cooperation

Domestic regulators should import international considerations into their rulemaking.

Better Regulations for Better Lives

Better Regulations for Better Lives

The OECD’s latest Regulatory Policy Outlook shows how regulators worldwide can regulate more effectively.

Cryptocurrency and the Climate Crisis

Cryptocurrency and the Climate Crisis

Proponents of crypto must demonstrate that its value to society exceeds its significant environmental costs.

Giving the Power of Preemption to Private Business

Giving the Power of Preemption to Private Business

Florida lawmakers create a pathway for companies to challenge local regulations that affect profits.

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

The Inequalities of California’s Environmental Quality Act

Litigation over a state environmental law highlights both potential abuses and opportunities for reform.

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC proposes environmental justice concerns play a larger role in federal approvals of natural gas pipelines.

Hidden Racial Disparities in FDA-Required Research

Hidden Racial Disparities in FDA-Required Research

Current testing practices in the pharmaceutical industry exploit social and racial inequities.

Curbing the Pandemic of Cyber Sexual Abuse

Curbing the Pandemic of Cyber Sexual Abuse

Fueled by the pandemic, the nonconsensual distribution of sexual images requires federal regulatory solutions.

One Small Step for Space Law

One Small Step for Space Law

Scholar discusses the impact of NASA’s Artemis Accords on existing international space law.

Creating an Inclusive Political Order

Creating an Inclusive Political Order

True representative democracy depends on making access to voting a realistic option for all.

Pumping the Brakes on Fast Fashion

Pumping the Brakes on Fast Fashion

Scholars discuss how to limit the negative social and environmental impacts of fast fashion.