The People Over Parking Act: A Double-Edged Sword

David Weaver

Minimum Parking Regulations (MPRs) are provisions within municipal zoning codes that require developers to build a minimum number of parking spaces to receive permission to build, expand, or change a building’s primary use.[1] While MPRs are designed to reduce traffic congestion, they actually create

Going Green in the Deep Blue: How Bermuda Uses Economic and Community Engagement to Support Sustainability

Madilynn O’Hara

Nestled between the world’s northernmost coral reefs in the vast Sargasso Sea, Bermuda is home to just sixty-five thousand residents and thousands of unique marine species. Both Bermudians’ way of life and the ecological stability of the

Lone Star Misstep:How Texas’s “Free Speech” Gambit Threatens First Amendment Principals and Tees up the Gutting of the Administrative State

Logan Moore


Conservative commentators have long decried what they describe as “liberal bias” in the news media,[1] higher education,[2] and elsewhere. Now, too, they argue that social media companies are biased and

The Power Is Down (Again) in Tree Town:

Examining Electric Utility Municipalization in Ann Arbor

Nathaniel Magrath

Over the last several years, Ann Arbor residents have organized a push to municipalize the city’s power grid.[1] While similar efforts to municipalize electric utilities have also gained momentum across the country, motivations for these efforts vary.

Biden’s Reinvigoration of Environmental Justice in the Administrative State

Nate Lyon

The nation first turned its eyes to environmental justice when an African-American community in North Carolina protested the siting of a hazardous waste landfill in its neighborhood.[1] When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People staged a massive protest, the concept

Banning Coal: Feasibility and Constitutionality

Elias Khoury

Abating the accelerating climate crisis will require drastic measures. Countries like the United States, with its outsized contribution to environmental breakdown, need to do the most. One major driver of American ecological impact is coal. America runs on it.

In 2007, coal was responsible for a whopping 49%

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