Law & Politics

Countdown to Election Series: Pioneering States Create Haze Around Marijuana Legality

As November 4 ballot measures could expand the legality of marijuana in three more states, there is increasing scrutiny on the role of federalism in policymaking.

Countdown to Election Series: Birth Control on the Ballot

Chicago Policy Review breaks down the top three things to know about the birth control referendum on the Illinois midterm election ballot.

Countdown to Election: Quinn v Rauner, who’s telling the truth about Illinois’ economy?

“Illinois has added 257,000 private sector jobs.” This is what voters see when they look at Governor Quinn’s evaluation of...

Countdown to Election Series: Races to Watch in 2014

The Pulse’s Countdown to Election Series serves as an overview of critical 2014 races and referendums across America.

Downtown Democracy: Municipal Government’s Responsiveness to Mass Policy Preferences

New research finds that there is an ideological-bent to municipal public policies, and that this trend is reflective of the mass public’s policy preferences.

Beyond “soft” issues: The Women’s Caucus of Kosovo speaks up

Ms. Teuta Sahatqija is President of the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus, comprised of female members of Parliament from all parties promoting...

Howard Wolfson on post-9/11 Privacy and Security in Urban America

Political strategist and former New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson discusses how terrorism, technology, and crime have impacted views on privacy and security.

The Top Four Policy Issues Surrounding Ferguson

Chicago Policy Review reports on the insights provided by policy research on four policy issues that have surfaced in Ferguson, Missouri since the death of Michael Brown.

The Mindfield: Navigating Veterans Mental Health Policy

OIF and OEF heroes team with mental health professionals in the closest armed services-to-research relationship to date on the issues of PTSD and Veteran’s affairs

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