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

Deep Dive Episode 127 – Should the Fed Create Fedcoin, Digital Dollars, and Fed Accounts?

August 25, 2020

Some say the U.S. Federal Reserve should issue a  “Fedcoin” or “digital dollar.” This live podcast discusses the pros and cons of such a move.

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Deep Dive Episode 126 – Minutes to Midnight, or Teeing Up a Second Term?

August 19, 2020

To what extent can the current administration issue “midnight rules” affecting policy beyond January 20? And to what extent could the Congressional Review Act permanently erase those rules?

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Deep Dive Episode 125 – The New Title IX Rules

August 13, 2020

This live podcast discusses and analyzes what new Title IX rulemaking means for students, schools, potential legal challenges, and future administrations.

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Deep Dive Episode 124 – Labor Law Compliance Issues Posed by COVID-19

August 10, 2020

This live podcast examines federal and state labor and employment issues caused by COVID-19 and reviews options for employers to consider.

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Deep Dive Episode 123 – Antitrust Investigations into Big Tech Companies

August 6, 2020

This live podcast explores what investigations into big tech tell us about innovation and antitrust, as well as the current concerns regarding these firms’ market power and conduct.

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Deep Dive Episode 122 – New Labor Department Rule: Taking on ESG Investment Risk to American Retirement Security

July 28, 2020

In this live podcast, J.W. Verret discusses the Labor Department’s proposed rules regarding ESG investing and their implications for retirement security.

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Deep Dive Episode 121 – Book Review: The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law

July 22, 2020

In this live podcast, Prof. Adam J. White interviews Prof. Richard Epstein about his new book, and then Prof. Epstein fields caller questions on administrative law.

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Deep Dive Episode 120 – FTC Rulemaking: Underutilized Tool or National Nanny Renewed?

July 13, 2020

This expert panel examines recent calls for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to engage in substantive rulemaking under the competition and consumer-protection prongs of Section 5 of the FTC Act. How far does FTC statutory authority under 6(g) extend? Is rulemaking appropriate as a matter of policy? How has FTC rulemaking fared in the past and what guideposts should apply?

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Deep Dive Episode 119 – FTC Remedial Authority: Powers, Process, and Suggestions for Reform

July 7, 2020

How does the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calculate consumer injury and civil penalties in consumer protection matters? This live podcast will discuss the FTC’s remedial powers, process, and suggestions for reform, including how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Liu v. SEC and other cases may impact the FTC going forward.

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Explainer Episode 15 – Equality in Government Contracting

July 2, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is waiving affirmative action requirements in federal construction projects. Wen Fa discusses whether state and local regulations should follow suit.

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