Law and Business


RAND's research on law, business, and government includes analyses of the criminal and civil justice systems, governments and political systems, international trade and economic development, and the banking and finance sectors. Notable studies have addressed the effects of gun policies in the United States and liability in the age of autonomous vehicles.

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    Visualizing Firearm Mortality and Law Effects

    The Firearm Law Effects and Mortality Explorer provides information about the distribution of firearm deaths across states and demographic subgroups and allows users to explore how those deaths might be affected by the implementation of a set of commonly enacted state firearm laws.

    Apr 2, 2024

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    When AI Gets It Wrong, Will It Be Held Accountable?

    Will people continue to use the court system to defend their rights in the era of AI? And if so, do existing legal standards cover the right to contest decisions made by an AI?

    May 9, 2024

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