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Closing the Courthouse Door to Victims of Police Abuse

Feb 20, 2017

A number of Supreme Court doctrines make it difficult for citizens to sue police officers and their government employers.

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How Transportation Safety Review Can Play a Role in Regulating Law Enforcement

Feb 16, 2017

An agency modeled after the federal transportation safety board could promote safety for the public and police.

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Reviewing Police Use of Force Through Root Cause Analysis

Feb 15, 2017

More agencies are embracing a new kind of review focused on preventing future errors, rather than placing blame.

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Regulating the Reasonableness of Police Violence

Feb 14, 2017

The legal standard governing police force provides inadequate guidance to police officers and the courts.

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The Future of Police Reform Under the Trump Administration

Feb 13, 2017

Insights gleaned from past federal enforcement efforts can inform future locally driven improvements.

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Measuring the Obama Administration’s Historic Midnight Surge

Feb 6, 2017

Scholars model the impact of regulations issued in the final months of the Obama Administration.

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Why We Need Encryption Now More than Ever

Jan 31, 2017

Encryption should be seen not only as an essential consumer protection tool, but also as an essential national security tool.

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The Future of Occupational Licensing Reform

Jan 30, 2017

There has been a massive expansion in the analysis and reform of occupational licensing—a trend to be viewed with dismay.

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Potential Legislative Developments in the Regulatory State in 2017

Jan 23, 2017

The 115th Congress brings great promise for the Republican agenda, although not all planned reforms will happen overnight.

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President Trump’s Regulatory Vision

Jan 19, 2017

How the incoming President might shape his strategy in the regulatory sphere.

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