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When the Rule-Makers Are Captured

Jul 6, 2016 News

According to experts on a recent panel, identifying, measuring, and tackling capture should be a top priority for government.

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Black Friday Flourishes as Blue Laws Fade

Nov 26, 2015 News

Sales encroach on Thanksgiving Day festivities as moral laws restricting holiday retail sales disappear.

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Forging a Treaty in the Face of Climate Change

Jun 8, 2015 PPR News

PPR panel addresses the risks of climate change and the realities of reaching an international agreement.

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What Enabled Chile’s Remarkable Recovery from Disaster?

Jun 1, 2015 PPR News

PPR seminar examines factors behind Chile’s bounce back from 2010 earthquake.

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How Can Regulation Reduce the Risks of Fracking?

May 4, 2015 PPR News

PPR seminar highlights regulatory solutions to risks of unconventional gas development.

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Helping the IRS Keep Track of Tax-Exempt Charitable Groups

Feb 4, 2015 News

The GAO recommends the IRS improve oversight of tax-exempt charitable organizations.

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Can Regulation Allay Opposition to Organ Markets?

Jan 6, 2015 Analysis

Professor suggests regulation could dispel common objections to selling organs.

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California Poised to Adopt First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Sep 17, 2014 Analysis

Recently passed bill awaits signing in the face of environmentalist cheers and industry fears.

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Will a Proposed E-Cigarette Rule Adequately Protect Youth?

Aug 6, 2014 Analysis

The FDA recently proposed a rule on e-cigarettes, but critics claim key protections are still needed.

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A Libertarian Bias in the D.C. Circuit’s Administrative Law

Jul 30, 2014 Analysis

Scholars say the Supreme Court should rebuke the lower court’s ideologically influenced decisions.

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