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Justifying Health Insurance

Feb 23, 2017

Scholar describes how the philosophy and economics underlying insurance policies can guide current debates.

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Disability and Policing

Feb 23, 2017

Existing rules can help ensure police use best practices for interacting with those who have special needs.

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Will the Trump Administration Drastically Deregulate Environmental Protection?

Feb 22, 2017

Initial signs suggest that drastic environmental deregulation looms, but there may be much less than the Administration envisions.

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Reporting Police Force in the Digital Age

Feb 22, 2017

Technology can help address the dearth of data surrounding police use of force.

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The Stunning Triumph of Cost-Cost Analysis

Feb 21, 2017

Under President Trump’s executive order, the benefits of new regulations will play no role in regulatory decision-making.

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The Dangers of Stop-and-Frisk Policies

Feb 21, 2017

New York legislation that limited the reach of stop-and-frisk provides insight for lawmakers today.

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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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