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BKC Faculty Associate Alicia Solow-Niederman analyzes real world examples of standards to show an inconvenient truth: that standards are neither objective nor neutral.

"Standards have politics, and yet recognizing that standards are crafted by actors who make normative choices in particular institutional contexts, subject to political and economic incentives and constraints, may undermine the functional utility of standards as soft law regulatory instruments that can set forth a single, best formula to disseminate across contexts."

Read more in UCLA Law Review.

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