[Fourth Branch] Regulation from Washington: Exploring Unseen Costs

Regulations emanate from Washington and “affect every aspect of our lives, but we’re often unaware of it because they do so in hidden ways.” What are these effects and do they benefit American workers, companies, and consumers? A variety of experts on regulatory issues discuss this important question.

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As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speakers.

Related Links:

RTP Paper: “Government Regulation: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly”

Free Lunch Podcast: “Bureaucracy in America”

Free Lunch Podcast: “Laws, Regulations, and ‘Regulatory Dark Matter'”

“Regulation 101” by the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center



Susan Dudley
Director, George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center


Christopher DeMuth
Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute


George J. Terwilliger, III
Partner, McGuirewoods, LLP


Sen. Dan Sullivan
U.S. Senator, Alaska


Bill Wichterman
Government Affairs Advisor


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