ACS Issue Briefs

See below all issue briefs since January 2017. Click here for past issue briefs.

Racial Exclusion Through Crime-Free Housing Ordinances

Housing policy in the United States has created and preserved racial segregation and exclusion, from explicit Jim Crow-era racial zoning laws and racially restrictive covenants to the facially neutral yet racially biased policies of exclusionary zoning and redlining that arose in the 20th century. 

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Protecting Digital Data at the U.S. Border

Given “the unprecedented and significant privacy interests travelers have in their electronic devices,” Sophia Cope argues that U.S. border agents should be required to obtain a warrant before searching a traveler’s digital data when it crosses the border.

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Rethinking Admin Law: From APA to Z

Rethinking Admin Law: From APA to Z highlights ideas from leading administrative law scholars and practitioners addressing what an affirmative progressive agenda for regulatory reform might look like. 

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A Right-Wing Rout: The Roberts Court's Partisan Opinions

Senator Whitehouse’s issue brief shows how the “Roberts Five” have delivered rulings that favor corporate and partisan interests.

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