Short films offering insights into how various regulatory policies impact the lives of Americans.

Regulation and Red Tape: Sackett v. EPA: A Tale of Wetland Regulations

September 15, 2023

At what point can Americans go to court to defend themselves against agency enforcement action? This crucial question arose for…

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Minor Matters in Cyberspace: Examining Internet Age-Verification Regulations

September 12, 2023

As children’s lives become increasingly digital, how can we protect their safety online while weighing potential trade-offs like privacy interests and free speech?

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Regulation and Red Tape: Mergers, Monopolies, and the FTC

September 1, 2023

Since the 19th century, the United States government has intervened to combat the growth of monopolies in our economy. The…

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Official Trailer: The Regulation and Red Tape Series

August 30, 2023

In this new video series from the Regulatory Transparency Project, leading legal experts will debate some of the most controversial regulatory issues in America today. Moderated by the Hon. Paul J. Ray, “Regulation and Red Tape” will tell true stories of how federal regulatory actions impact the lives of ordinary Americans and the economy they rely on. In watching this series, you will have the opportunity to learn more about how the regulatory process functions, consider how and when regulatory action is necessary, and evaluate the trade-offs involved when the regulatory state acts.

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Bitcoin Cowboys: Will Wyoming Become the Next Crypto Capital?

November 11, 2022

In this Fourth Branch video, regulatory and cryptocurrency experts discuss Wyoming’s unique approach allow it to become the center of this innovative industry and more.

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The Avian Crisis: Investigating the Impact of a Century-Old Treaty

June 23, 2022

Experts examine the current state of the MBTA’s enforcement and debate how policymakers should approach the migratory bird crisis.

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Equity Crowdfunding: Risk, Reward, & Regulation

June 16, 2022

Experts break down equity crowdfunding and debate how regulators can most effectively foster innovation while preserving investor safety in the space.

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Telehealth: The Regulatory Frontier

May 27, 2021

In this Fourth Branch video, medical professionals and legal experts examine the debates over the regulation of telehealth.

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Leave a Decent Comment: Section 230 & the Fight for the Future of the Internet

April 22, 2021

In this short film, Former Representative Chris Cox, Senator Ted Cruz, Ashkhen Kazaryan, Rachel Bovard, and Jeff Kosseff explain the history and current issues around Section 230.

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Cutting Through Government Action in COVID-19: Reasonable or Arbitrary?

April 7, 2021

Legal experts and business owners affected by COVID-19 restrictions weigh in on the debate over those restrictions.

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