Law & Politics

Policy and Politics: A Candid Conversation with Tim Phillips

Tim Phillips, President of Americans for Prosperity, shares his thoughts on bipartisanship, economic freedom, and his organization’s work in the policy world.

50 Years of Progress: Moving Toward Full Human Rights and Economic Empowerment for Women

Special release of original essay written by Hillary Clinton for the Chicago Policy Review in 1999 on international women’s rights and economic empowerment.

No Pomp, All Circumstance: How Changing the College Experience Could Close the Higher Education Gap

There is a staggering gap between low- and middle-income students in college completion rates. New research indicates that the key to closing this gap may be focusing on helping first-generation students develop “school-relevant selves.”

The Truth about Gitmo: A Conversation with Lowell Sachnoff

Full length interview with distinguished attorney Lowell Sachnoff on his work representing Guantanamo Bay detainees, what it will take to fulfill President Obama’s promise to close Gitmo, and an admonition to avoid repeating the sins of the past.

EUROPOL’s Master Keystroke: The architecture of cyber superiority in a crime-free EU

Europe’s top electronic lawman discusses how the cyber domain will be policed – and won.

State of the Union, Part 1: Obama’s Push to Break Internet Monopolies

Obama’s State of the Union proposal to promote internet service competition may delight consumers, but will face vigorous opposition from current providers and state governments.

To Smoke or Not to Smoke: Evidence on the ineffectiveness of warning labels

Cigarette package warning labels might not make a difference, as researchers find smokers do not make decisions based on their existence.

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...

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