Sidney Shapiro

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Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in iWatch News regarding workplace safety issues

Almost 30 years after workplace safety regulators decided to encourage a select number of companies to police themselves, the basic question – does it work? – remains unanswered. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in The Huffington Post about the SEC delaying the Dodd-Frank Rule

Another week, another Dodd-Frank proposed rule gets delayed and watered down. Continue reading »

REGULATIONS: European study finds noise can kill, as EPA lies dormant

Professor Sidney Shapiro is quoted by the Environment & Energy Publishing company in the following story about the history of noise pollution law in the United States. Continue reading »

Liberals: OMB moved too slowly on workplace safety rules

Liberals say the Office of Management and Budget hasn’t moved quickly enough on a sweeping change to workplace safety rules, The Hill.com reports. Continue reading »

Key OSHA Safety Initiative Potentially Delayed Months by White House Nitpicking

Last week, the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) approved a survey to be conducted for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as part of the agency’s efforts to develop an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) standard.  Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro’s research referenced in House testimony

In testimony to the House Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, President of the Center for Progressive Reform and University of Maryland School of Law professor Rena Steinzor cited research co-authored with Professor Sidney Shapiro. Continue reading »

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Faculty Profile: Sidney Shapiro says regulatory failure can sink the economy

As a law student, Sidney Shapiro dropped his administrative law course because it was so boring.“It was my least favorite class,” he says with a laugh. Continue reading »

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Professor Sidney Shapiro testifies before House committee on government oversight

Professor Sidney Shapiro testified on Thursday, Feb. 10, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.   Continue reading »

Do Regulations Cost $1.75 Trillion? Not Exactly

In Professor Sidney Shapiro’s latest blog for the HuffingtonPost.com, he takes on the House Republicans and government regulation. Continue reading »

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The Cost of Doing Business in the U.S.

Associate Dean for Research and Development Sidney A. Shapiro is featured in the Wall Street Journal’s “The Numbers Guy” latest blog. Continue reading »