Thursday, April 14, 2011

New Resource on Regulatory Issues

 Steven Barnes, University of Pennsylvania Law School has been circulating the following announcement:

Penn Law Launches “RegBlog,” Resource for News, Analysis and Opinion on Regulatory Issues

Philadelphia, PA – April 5, 2011 - The University of Pennsylvania Law School today launched RegBlog, an online resource that provides news, analysis, and opinion on policy developments, regulatory actions, court decisions, and cutting-edge research related to regulation.

The website,, tackles issues such issues as the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, food safety in an era of global trade, constitutional challenges to health care reform, and governmental transparency.

Each Monday the website publishes a Regulatory Recap which compiles some of the most important regulatory stories from the previous week.

“The website fills a unique need for balanced, penetrating coverage of regulatory issues for the general reader as well as the scholar and practitioner,” said Cary Coglianese, the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, who directs the Penn Program on Regulation.
RegBlog features guest posts by leading academics and practitioners; initial contributors include Penn Law professors Theodore Ruger and David Skeel, along with Abigail Slater, a senior attorney with the Federal Trade Commission. RegBlog is written and edited by over 20 graduate students and several alumni from across the University of Pennsylvania. 

RegBlog is a project of the Penn Program on Regulation, an interdisciplinary, University-wide program that analyzes regulatory policy problems and alternative strategies for solving them.

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