Environmental Law

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Consequences for Cleanup: EPA Gets Serious about Weak Watershed Improvement Plans (with Anne Havemann), Center for Progressive Reform Issue Alert no. 1405 (2014)

In a landmark series of reports issued on June 26, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency...

 

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Winning Safer Workplaces: A Manual for State and Local Policy Reform (with James Goodwin, Michael Patoka, Matthew Shudtz, Celeste A. Monforton, and Liz Borkowski), Book Gallery (2014)

We set out to compile a list of rules and policies that could be implemented...

 

Constitutional Law

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The Constitution and Our Debt to the Future, Beyond Environmental Law: Policy Proposals for a Better Environmental Future (2010)

Health and safety laws have always been justified as manifestations of congressional authority to regulate...

 

Health Law

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Winning Safer Workplaces: A Manual for State and Local Policy Reform (with James Goodwin, Michael Patoka, Matthew Shudtz, Celeste A. Monforton, and Liz Borkowski), Book Gallery (2014)

We set out to compile a list of rules and policies that could be implemented...

 

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Opening the Industry Playbook: Myths and Truths in the Debate over BPA Regulation (with Thomas McGarity, Matthew Shudtz, and Lena Pons) (2011)

For the last two decades, scientists have amassed evidence that bisphenol A (BPA) poses a...

 

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High Crimes, Not Misdemeanors: Deterring the Production of Unsafe Food, 19 Health Matrix (2010)

In the fall of 2008, Minnesota public health officials became alarmed by an unusually high...

 

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Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt our Kids, Book Gallery (2007)

In this compelling study, Rena Steinzor highlights the ways in which the government, over the...

 

Administrative Law

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The End Game of Deregulation: Myopic Risk Management and the Next Catastrophe (with Thomas O. McGarity), 23 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 93 (2012)

On December 22, 2008, the contents of an enormous impoundment containing coal-ash slurry from the...

 

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The Case for Abolishing Centralized White House Regulatory Review, 1 Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law 209 (2012)

A series of catastrophic regulatory failures have focused attention on theweakened condition of regulatory agencies...

 

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The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public (with Sidney A. Shapiro), Book Gallery (2010)

Reasonable people disagree about the reach of the federal government, but there is near-universal consensus...

 

Regulatory Law and Policy

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Evaluating Rules and How We Measure Their Effects (with Michael Patoka), 29 Environmental Forum 36 (2012)

The Center for ProgresĀ­sive Reform undertook an empirical study of the Office of Information of...

 

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The Age of Greed and the Sabotage of Regulation, 47 Wake Forest Law Review 503 (2012)

President Obama has exhibited a steadfast determination to respond with conciliation to intemperate and relentless...

 

Legal Education

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The Unplanned Obsolescence of American Legal Education (with Alan D. Hornstein), 75 Temple Law Review 447 (2002)