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Growth in medical diagnostics has occurred without patents
Corie Whalen

WASHINGTON (Nov. 2, 2022) — A new report published today by senior fellow in technology and innovation policy, Charles Duan, examines concerns around innovation in the medical diagnostics industry…

Prosecutors can help safely reduce jail populations
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 31, 2022) —In a new report published today, R Street’s Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties Policy Senior Fellow Lisel Petis uses a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and…

Back to School: What Public Health Practitioners Can Learn from Harm Reduction Programs
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 26, 2022) — A new report published by Stacey McKenna, senior fellow in Integrated Harm Reduction at the R Street Institute, explores factors that hinder health care providers’…

Carbon dioxide removal can help the climate––if only the government can enable competition
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 24, 2022)—A new report published today by Philip Rossetti, resident senior fellow for Energy Policy at the R Street Institute and Nick Loris, vice president of public policy at C3…

R Street’s Jumoke Dada named one of CyberScoop’s 50 award winners
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2022)—The R Street Institute is proud to announce that Jumoke Dada, project manager for R Street’s Making Space Initiative, has been named one of CyberScoop’s 50 award…

Overdose prevention centers are an important tool in fighting the overdose crisis
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 12, 2022)–A new report published today by Chelsea Boyd, research fellow for the Integrated Harm Reduction Policy Program at the R Street Institute, examines the benefits of…

Responding to President Biden’s Announced Executive Action on Simple Marijuana Possession
Jillian Snider

“President Biden’s announced executive action on cannabis could significantly help untangle the messy dual legality of the drug between the federal government and states. We encourage his…

R Street’s Jillian Snider on 2021 FBI Crime Report Release
Corie Whalen

In the wake of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) releasing their revamped Crime Report today, Jillian Snider, the policy director for the R Street Institute’s criminal justice and civil…

Arrest Isn’t Always Best
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Sept. 28, 2022) –– A new report published today by Dr. Christi Smith,
Resident Senior Fellow for the Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties Program at the R Street
Institute, examines…

Patent challenges can help lower drug prices and create new generic options
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Sept. 21, 2022) –– A new policy report published today by R Street Institute Senior Fellow, Charles Duan, analyzes the administrative pathway for challenging drug patents before the…

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