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Corporate America as the New Captain America: Can the Private Sector Fill the Gap When Democracy Fails?

KATHERINE MITCHELL—Wall Street has hardly been known to foster societal heroes. However, a few of these titans of trade may be attempting to amend that image. On January 12th, in his annual letter to the chief executives of companies in which his firm invests, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink called upon the corporate world in a […]

High Stakes: The Fight for Legalized Sports Gambling and its Underlying Impact on Federalism

NICHOLAS DILTS—Every spring, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament becomes one of the largest events in the country as millions tune in to watch the fascinating and heart-wrenching action that is “March Madness.” During this past year’s tournament, it was reported that roughly $10 billion was going to be wagered on the tournament, but that only […]

Vehicles vs. Vessels: the Race to Full Automation of Ships and the Regulatory Rogue Waves Still Ahead

PARKER POUSER—Recently, it seems like you can’t go online or read the news without being bombarded with articles about self-driving cars. The regulation of autonomous vehicles has been the subject of several high profile cases over the last few months. However, despite all the attention on cars and trucks, there has been relatively little coverage […]