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police power

The constitutional power of the state to abrogate certain individual rights for the common good (e.g., to institutionalise a mentally ill person to prevent harm to self or others).
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2012, "Regulatory mobilization and service delivery at the edge of the regulatory state.
I cite empirical evidence from studies of the private security and patrol service market within the United States and from weak and failed regulatory states throughout the world.
day-to-day operation of the regulatory state, but they also increasingly
The massive growth seen from the 1970s forward, interrupted during the Reagan administration, when major constraints were imposed on the regulatory state but with recovery thereafter, was driven largely by progressive implementation of complex statutes specifying rules to be written but also by new initiatives inspired by growing regulatory entanglements generated along the way.
In 2001, then-Professor and now Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan published a foundational article that documented a dramatic rise in presidential control over the regulatory state.
If we are to restore liberty and the republic, and regain economic greatness, we first must dismantle the regulatory state, eliminate the barriers to market entry and invention, and defend individual liberty as the central purpose of constitutional jurisprudence.
The regulatory state is rendering unrealistic the presumption that a responsible citizen should be presumed to have knowledge of the law.
The floodgates were now opened to the modern regulatory state as well.
and a lack of experience in using the modern regulatory state to address
As the regulatory state has grown, die incidence of such measures has increased significantly.
explore the extent to which the regulatory state has taken a backseat to establishing effective managerial accountability mechanisms at the micro level.
The Government in cooperation with the business community were instructed to develop measures to support entrepreneurship, reduce administrative and regulatory state burden on businesses.