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January 7, 2020
Organization Tracks Lawsuits Challenging Colleges’ Sexual Misconduct Policies
FIRE’s Campus Due Process Litigation Tracker is a searchable database of Title IX litigation.
FIRE
December 27, 2019
Legal Challenge to Campus Speech Codes Settled
University of Michigan Eliminates Its "Bias Response Teams"
Education
September 13, 2019
More Colleges Are Adopting Free-Speech ‘Chicago Principles’
The Report of the Committee on Freedom of Expression was composed by the University of Chicago to set a standard for protecting freedom of speech.
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Climate Change
February 13, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: New Study Outlines Fallacies of So-Called ‘Sustainable’ Investments
‘Fiduciaries have a moral obligation — and, in some cases, a legal obligation — to avoid sustainable investment practices’
FIRE
August 13, 2018
CFPB Lawsuits Could Create ‘Circuit Split’
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may require the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve conflicts between earlier decisions reached by judges in lower courts.
FIRE
July 12, 2018
Federal Reserve Proposes Banking Rule Reform
The Federal Reserve and Trump administration agencies will solicit public comments on a proposed change to the Volcker Rule, a provision of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, commonly referred to as “Dodd-Frank.”

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May 22, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the creation of 10 new “food truck zones” where such operations will be allowed.
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May 19, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Democratic Party members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging committee chairmen to stall the progress of House Resolution 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, after the House Financial Services Committee voted in April to allow the bill to proceed.
May 17, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump supports “a 21st century Glass-Steagall,” referring to proposals to restore financial regulations prohibiting banks from engaging in commercial and investment banking.
May 2, 2017
By Edmund Contoski
Will Greece avoid financial disaster one more time by somehow pulling one more rabbit out of a hat? It seems unlikely, but we shall know fairly soon.
April 26, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Lawyers for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an amicus brief opposing a decision by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), switching sides in a lawsuit over the constitutionality of the structure of the independent government agency.
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April 24, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
The Indiana Senate approved a bill blocking local governments in the state from preventing homeowners from using Airbnb and other peer-to-peer economy companies.
March 2, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Florida Legislature is considering a bill that would prevent local governments from enacting regulations effectively banning homeowners from using Airbnb and other peer-to-peer economy companies.
February 28, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
North Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to ask voters to approve new restrictions on local and state governments’ power to seize and resell people’s private property to private developers.
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January 26, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
An online cryptocurrency exchange company is vowing to fight a federal agency’s efforts to compel the release of millions of consumers’ private data and metadata.
January 25, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Congress is considering a bill to delay the federal government’s implementation of an Obama administration rule tightening regulations on how retirement investment advisors may serve consumers.