Law & Policy
May 23, 2016
John D. Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, will testify at a congressional hearing on what lawmakers call "the rise of unaccountable federal regulatory agencies."
IU research: More churches participating in service-related activities, fewer in political activitiesMay 18, 2016
The percentage of politically active churches is decreasing, according to a first-of-its-kind national study by Indiana University that also reveals an increase in the percentage of churches engaged in service activity. This research draws on three waves of data from the National Congregations Study to provide the first national scale study to identify trends among churches addressing social needs.
May 17, 2016
As voters in several states consider controlling oil and gas development in their communities, new Indiana University research offers valuable insight for developers as well as local and state officials.
May 13, 2016
Federal guidance issued today provides educators with greater clarity and the legal reasoning they need to support the rights of transgender students, says an Indiana University expert on school law who has studied and written about the issue.
Need for tax revenue leads Indiana local government officials to look to churches, hospitals, schoolsMay 11, 2016
An Indiana University report finds that many local government officials would consider collecting payments in lieu of taxes from churches, private schools, hospitals and other local charities.
May 10, 2016
African-American children are three times as likely to be placed in gifted-education programs if they have a black teacher rather than a white teacher, according to research conducted by faculty members at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Vanderbilt University.
April 20, 2016
Dean Austen L. Parrish inducted retired Ambassador David L. Carden, Catherine Conway, Gonzalo P. Curiel and Joseph D. O'Connor into Maurer's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows.
April 19, 2016
Charles Gardner Geyh, the law school's John F. Kimberling Professor of Law, was chosen as one of 33 fellows from about 200 nominees in the fields of science, law, technology, business and public policy.