In the village square: risk misperception and decisionmaking in the regulation of low-level radioactive waste
- PRINCIPIOS Y REGLAS DE LAS DECISIONES DE LA POLÃTICA CRIMINAL. Sánchez-Ostiz, Pablo // Persona y Derecho;2007, Issue 56, p59
This submission proposes that Criminal Policy decisions (legislation, judicial rulings and Government regulation) can achieve a certain degree of stability. Stability renders the decision making process reasonable, by virtue of its modality of rational argumentation guided by principles, rules,...
- How to Influence the Influencers. // Earthwise;Winter2013, p2
The article focuses on the relation between state and federal legislators and their staff in execution of important issues and decision making. It mentions to focus on a specific, timely issue and be prepared to discuss an upcoming bill or regulation related to that issue despite just voicing...
- Deciding not to decide: Deferral in constitutional design. Dixon, Rosalind; Ginsburg, Tom // International Journal of Constitutional Law;Oct2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3/4, p636
In designing constitutions, constitutional drafters often face constraints that cause them to leave things â€œundecidedâ€â€”or to defer decision-making on certain constitutional issues to the future. They do this both through adopting vague constitutional language, and through...
- Regulators Should Check Their Biases. Rizzi, Joseph V. // American Banker;11/23/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 180, p8
The author argues that regulations like the Dodd-Frank financial reform law are only effective if the regulators who enforce them are unbiased, and proposes cost-benefit analysis before policy decisions and third-party review of regulations.
- Horses for courses: risk information and decision making in the regulation of nanomaterials. Beaudrie, Christian; Kandlikar, Milind // Journal of Nanoparticle Research;Apr2011, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p1477
Despite the widespread commercial use of nanomaterials, regulators currently have a limited ability to characterize and manage risks. There is a paucity of data available on the current production and use of nanomaterials and extreme scientific uncertainty on most aspects of the risk assessment...
- Democratizing Decision-Making on Food Safety in the EU: Closing Gaps between Principles of Governance and Practice. König, Ariane // Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning & Policy;Jul2007, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p275
Food safety is a preoccupation of the European Commission, but there are major shortcomings in its governance. Reviewing legislation and practice, this paper explores the background of EU food safety institutions, and develops recommendations to make the EU decision process more transparent,...
- `Some effectual power': The quantity and quality of decisionmaking required of Article III courts. Liebman, James S.; Ryan, William F. // Columbia Law Review;May98, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p696
Questions the establishment of effectual power, in reference to keeping national law supreme over contrary state law, highlighting the quality and quantity of decision making of Article III courts. Reference of the Death Penalty Act; Expansion of the national negative and the abandonment of...
- Yeas & nays. // Insight on the News;06/29/98, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p46
Presents information on the voting which occurred in the United States Congress on specific bills. Information on the bills voted on; Decisions of the congressmen of these bills.
- Election Law moving into final draft phase. DEER, JESSICA // Eastern Door;1/23/2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p4
The article reports that the amendments in the election law of Kahnawake, Quebec is on the final stage and will be heard by the Community Decision Making Process (CDMP).