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Regulating Weight in the Fashion Industry

Jul 27, 2016 News

European countries have taken varied approaches to curtailing use of too-thin models—will the U.S. take action, too?

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Dispatches from the DNC – Day 1 Recap

Jul 26, 2016 Election 2016

Following the fallout over a massive email leak, the Democratic Party sought to unite on the Convention's opening night.

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Big-City Rules, Without Any Rules

Jul 26, 2016 News

A reformer takes on a major city bureaucracy that has grown accustomed to informal lawmaking procedures.

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U.S. Election 2016

Jul 25, 2016 Election 2016

RegBlog unveils its special election feature, starting with daily, on-site reporting on the Democratic National Convention.

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Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making it Simpler

Jul 25, 2016 Opinion

Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: July 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016 Week in Review

The DOJ asks the Supreme Court to rehear United States v. Texas, the Fifth Circuit rules against Texas's voter ID law, and more...

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The FCC Takes Steps Toward Unlocking the Set-Top Box

Jul 21, 2016 News

Policy researcher argues that the FCC’s newest proposal for set-top boxes is set up to fail.

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Executive Power After United States v. Texas

Jul 20, 2016 Opinion

This closely watched case highlights larger lessons about the limits on executive power.

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Redistricting Law Refined

Jul 19, 2016 Election 2016

Recent Supreme Court redistricting decisions clarify two important legal developments—but leave the status of partisan gerrymandering..

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A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

Jul 18, 2016 Opinion

Two Supreme Court decisions raise questions about the role of states in emerging electricity markets.

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