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A Bleak Future for Class Actions?

May 7, 2015

A researcher warns that waivers in business contracts could harm plaintiffs’ power to sue.

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Is OSHA Burying Its Head in the Sand with Proposed Silica Rule?

May 5, 2015

Scholars argue that OSHA’s proposed silica regulations are too demanding, inflexible.

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Finding a Regulatory Framework for Social Enterprise

Apr 16, 2015

How can regulators effectively enforce social and environmental bottom lines for multi-purpose enterprises?

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Congress Rethinks Policy on Medical Marijuana

Apr 15, 2015

Legislation seeks to reduce friction between federal and state policies for medicinal marijuana use.

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Toward a Middle Ground in Regulating E-cigarettes

Apr 9, 2015

A legal scholar proposes strict advertising limits – but no blanket ban – on e-cigarettes.

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UK Watchdog Criticizes Crowdfunding Platforms for Misleading Investors

Apr 8, 2015

UK financial regulatory body finds fault with some crowdfunding promotions.

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Safety Standards Make an Impact

Mar 25, 2015

Government report shows how motor vehicle safety measures save lives.

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Regulating Away Housing Bubbles

Mar 18, 2015

Two scholars argue for measures to reduce the incidence and magnitude of housing bubbles.

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Can 911 Find You?

Mar 16, 2015

FCC issues final rule increasing 911 operators’ ability to locate wireless 911 callers.

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EPA Enforcement in a Time of Financial Constraint

Mar 12, 2015

Scholar argues that the EPA has to look for cheaper, more efficient enforcement strategies.

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