• genetic testing privacy legislation
    Categories: Health Care, Judiciary

    Genetic Testing Privacy Legislation

    Photo credit: iStock.com/ktsimage 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and LivingDNA are just a few genetic or ancestry testing options on the consumer market. [...]

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  • Categories: Health Care, Judiciary

    States’ Reactions to Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling: Abortion Access, Trigger Laws, & More

    Photo credit: iStock.com/zimmytws In early May, the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health [...]

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  • Banning Ransomware Payoffs: Cybersecurity Legislative Update

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Pete Linforth from Pixabay  In this year’s state legislative sessions, no fewer than four [...]

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  • Categories: Judiciary

    Police Reform Legislation: 2021 Update & Review

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  After the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police [...]

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  • Categories: Judiciary, Technology

    Facial Recognition Bans

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  In September 2020, Portland, Oregon, approved ordinances banning the use [...]

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  • Categories: Judiciary, Politics

    Occupational Universal Licensing Legislation

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Free-Photos from Pixabay  Occupational licensing is a government-regulated licensing process required for individuals to [...]

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  • Categories: Judiciary

    Death Penalty Legislation

    DIgital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Ichigo121212 from Pixabay  Capital punishment—the death penalty—is the state-sanctioned killing of a person as [...]

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  • State & Federal Firearm Legislation & Action – Spring 2021 Highlights

    Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image sourced by Brett Hondow from Pixabay 2020 saw a 25% surge in homicides and non-suicide-related shootings. There [...]

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  • Categories: Cannabis, Judiciary

    Medical Marijuana Legalization in 2021: Who’s Next?

    Digital Collage by Ryan Stevens; images by Gordon Johnson and MasterTux from Pixabay  As we noted in November, Mississippi and South Dakota [...]

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  • Michigan Criminal Justice Reform

    Digital Illustration by Alana Burman Earlier this year we looked at clean slate and second chance legislation introduced and passed [...]

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