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September 20, 2016, 7:03 am, 1676882

The White House has officially announced the nomination of Cass Sunstein to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of Management and Budget. OIRA is responsible for reducing government paperwork ...


September 20, 2016, 7:03 am, 1676881

In an interview with The Huffington Post, federal appeals court judge Richard A. Posner ponders his longstanding support of free-market capitalism. As noted in the interview, Posner’s changing thoughts on capitalism are expounded upon in ...


September 20, 2016, 7:03 am, 1676880

U.S. Sens. Bob Menedez and Richard Durbin are promoting legislation that would allow states to ease barriers to college for thousands of undocumented students.

U.S. News & World Report says:


September 20, 2016, 7:03 am, 1676879

By Katherine V. Stone, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law. Stone teaches labor and employment law. The following piece will appear in a forthcoming report entitled “Academics on Employee Free Choice: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Labor Law Reform,” to be ...