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Articles by Thomas A. Hemphill

The Regulatory Improvement Act: A 'Least-Best' Solution for Regulatory Inefficiency Monday, September 30, 2013
A commission with teeth is needed to review and eliminate outdated and inefficient regulations.
The Paradox of Patent Assertion Entities Monday, August 12, 2013
The federal government is taking some big steps to reform patent law with PAEs, but what kind of new regulation is really needed?
U.S. Manufacturing’s Brave New World Friday, September 14, 2012
The nation has an advanced manufacturing skills deficiency. What are some possible solutions?
Deregulating Occupations: Is Michigan Leading the Way? Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Michigan has undertaken an important step in reviewing the necessity of licensing and regulating certain occupations.
The EU’s Emissions Trading System: Trouble in Paradise Thursday, April 19, 2012
The bloom is fading from the rose.
Just How Dangerous Is Talking and Driving? Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The NTSB, cell phones, and regulatory hyperbole.
REINing in Regulation Monday, November 22, 2010
The REINS Act would require that the House, Senate, and president approve every new major administrative rule proposed by a federal agency before it takes ...