2016 Civil Justice Update

White Paper
Andrew C. Cook September 12, 2017

Andrew Cook discusses how states continued to enact meaningful civil liability reforms throughout 2016. Part I of this paper discusses the most significant civil justice reforms enacted at the state level, including asbestos bankruptcy trust claim transparency legislation. Part II discusses significant state court decisions addressing civil liability, including three cases handed down in 2016 addressing the collateral source rule. [Read Now]

The Federalist Paper, Summer 2017

September 11, 2017

We are pleased to bring you the Summer 2017 issue of The Federalist Paper. Inside, we highlight our most exciting programs and publications from the past few months. Don't miss our coverage of last year's Supreme Court cases and the new things happening with our Article I Initiative and Regulatory Transparency Project.  See inside for photos of our events, student and member profiles, and more! [Read Now]

Federal Special Education Law and State School Choice Programs

Federalist Society Review, Volume 18
Tim Keller, Nat Malkus September 07, 2017
school hallway

Nat Malkus and Tim Keller outline the federal laws that protect students with disabilities, give an overview of school choice programs, and explain how participating in school choice programs affects the rights of students with disabilities. They summarize arguments against students with disabilities participating in school choice programs and offer counterarguments and nuances, ultimately arguing that well-designed school choice programs are beneficial to students with disabilities. [Read Now]

How to Regulate the Internet

Federalist Society Review, Volume 18
Kathleen Q. Abernathy August 30, 2017

Former FCC Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy traces the history of the FCC’s approach to regulating the internet and favorably reports on the changes the new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is making. [Read Now]