From the Cover

Space

Regulation on the Final Frontier

Market innovations would greatly benefit America's space policy.

Features

Communications

Should We Fear Media Cross‐​Ownership?

The FCC’s cross-ownership decision will help bring American media into the new century.

Environment

Cleaning the Air

Despite negative public perception and misleading portrayals, American air quality has improved dramatically.

An Opening for Meaningful Reform?

Forthcoming rules governing federal oversight of wetlands could produce more sensible environmental policy.

Labor

The Unintended Consequences of the ’91 Civil Rights Act

The emphasis on firing-based litigation has had subtle but important effects.

Liability

Resolving the “Elephantine Mass”

Is there a fair way for policymakers to free the American economy from the specter of never-ending asbestos litigation?

Briefly Noted