A Fresh Start: How to Address Regulations Suspended during the Coronavirus Crisis

Patrick A. McLaughlin, Senior Research Fellow & Director of Policy Analytics, Mercatus Center at George Mason UniversityMatthew D. Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow & Director of the Equal Liberty Initiative, Mercatus Center at […]

Returning the Communications Decency Act to Its Text and Purpose: The NTIA Section 230 Petition 

Adam Candeub, Professor of Law & Director of the Intellectual Property, Information, & Communications Law Program, Michigan State University College of Law Executive Summary: Following common law, section 230(c)(1) exempts internet platforms […]

Examining the Term “Waters of The United States” in Its Historical Context 

Susan Parker Bodine, Former Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Executive Summary: No statute pursues its objective at all costs. Congress is far more chary when granting authority to administrative […]

 Quick Actions to Improve Recruitment, Hiring, and Accountability in the Federal Workforce

Jeffrey Salmon, Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College Executive Summary: Over the last many years, prestigious commissions have concluded that the Federal civil service needs fundamental reform. However, their proposals […]

Takeaways from the Conference on the Future of White House Regulatory Oversight and Cost-Benefit Analysis 

Richard J. Pierce, Jr., Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law, the George Washington University Law School Executive Summary: On September 13, 2019, the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the […]

 Civil Service: Pulling In or Pushing Away

Sally Katzen, Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at NYU School of Law, and Senior Distinguished Fellow at the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative […]