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Regulating Genetic Self-Experimentation as Biomedical Research

Better oversight is needed of the “biohacking” that individuals perform on themselves.

Labor Department Sides with the Gig Economy

Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.

Judicial Deference to Agencies’ Decisions in Brazil and the United States

American doctrines of judicial review may provide useful models for Brazilian courts.

Cost-Benefit Analysis According to the Trump Administration

Scholar argues that the Trump Administration has discredited cost-benefit analysis.

Justice Stevens’s Legacy to the Administrative State

The late justice’s opinion in Chevron v. NRDC has greatly shaped judicial reasoning about administrative law.

What Does Risk-Based Regulation Mean?

Risk-based regulation requires regulators to choose which decision-making principles to apply.

Should the United States Create a Human Right to Health Care?

Canada’s experience with treating health care as a right provides lessons for universal health care in America.

The Search for Sound Vocational Evidence in Disability Adjudication

Expert calls for an overhaul of the existing evidentiary framework for Social Security disability cases.

Flawed Rules Ensnare Marine Mammals

Scholar identifies pitfalls of marine mammal protections and pushes for coordinated global standards.

How the World Regulates Equity Crowdfunding

The experiences of five countries show that supportive regulation is the key to equity crowdfunding growth.

Considering Cumulative Regulatory Costs in Economic Analysis

The latest Economic Report of the President highlights the importance of studying cumulative regulatory costs.

U.S. Freight Customers Increasingly Taxed by Higher Rail Rates

Policymakers should promote competition to combat a rise in real rates paid by rail shippers since 2000.