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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.


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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