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Leading experts discuss the pros and cons of government regulations and explain how they affect everyday life for Americans.

Deep Dive Episode 68 – Challenges in Regulating Cybersecurity at the Department of Defense

September 20, 2019

In this episode, experts in cyber-security law discuss the implications of recent changes to the internal rules that govern the information systems of contractors in the DoD supply chain.

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Tech Roundup Episode 2 – The Techlash: Big Tech and Antitrust

September 16, 2019

50 attorneys general have launched an investigation into Google for violations of antitrust law. Are they addressing real consumer harms? Is antitrust law the proper tool to address them? Adam Thierer, Geoffrey Manne, and Hal Singer debate.

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Explainer Episode 4 – Civil Rights and Vanity Plates

September 12, 2019

A USC professor was barred by the California DMV from putting a soccer slogan on his vanity plate; were his free speech rights violated?

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Deep Dive Episode 67 – The New Endangered Species Act Regulations

September 5, 2019

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marines Fisheries Service finalized several new Endangered Species Act regulations. In this episode, Jonathan Wood speaks to Daren Bakst on some of the controversy and legal challenges surrounding those new rules.

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Explainer Episode 3 – EPA’s New Clean Air Act Rules

September 4, 2019

What does the Clean Air Act authorize EPA to regulate, how much discretion does EPA have in regulating emissions, which plan more closely fits the intent of the original law? These and other questions are taken up in this engaging discussion.

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Tech Roundup Episode 1 – The Brave New World of Deep Fakes

August 29, 2019

What are deep fakes, and what are the societal and political implications of their emergence? What challenges do they present to regulators? These and other questions are explored in this episode.

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Explainer Episode 2 – The Dynamex Decision and its Implications for Independent Contractors

August 23, 2019

In this episode, Luke Wake explores the implications of the recent California Supreme Court decision in Dynamex v. Superior Court for small business owners in California.

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Explainer Episode 1 – The Green New Deal

August 22, 2019

In this inaugural episode of the Regulatory Transparency Project’s Explainer podcast series, James Coleman and Ann Carlson discuss the merits and implications of the Green New Deal.

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Deep Dive Episode 66 – Americans with Disabilities Act Litigation Enters a New Frontier – Websites

July 26, 2019

Karen Harned will provide the background on this new trend in ADA litigation, the current state of the law, and highlight a case the Supreme Court is being asked to take this next term on the issue.

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Deep Dive Episode 65 – Subdelegations of Rulemaking Power and the Appointments Clause

July 25, 2019

In this episode, experts discuss whether the constitution permits inferior officers in federal agencies to issue binding rules.

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