Distinct Political Communities: Preserving Tribal Sovereignty and the Indian Child Welfare Act

By: Maya Martin Tsukazaki The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the case Brackeen v. Haaland[1] this term.[2]…

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No Way Out: Prolonged Immigration Detention

By: Kaylette Clark As of December 2021, there are over 1.5 million cases pending in immigration court;…

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From the Self-Proclaimed Queen Bee and MVP to Arrestee: The Story of Jen Shah

By: Kaitlyn Calogero “The only thing I’m guilty of is being Shah-mazing!”[1] For fans of any Real…

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Combating Organ Trafficking: Why Federally Regulated Live Organ Donations Would Deter the Illegal Removal of Organs

By: Angel Gardner Human trafficking is most often associated with forced labor or sex trafficking.  However, the…

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Free Britney, Now What?: How California’s New Conservatorship Laws Fail to Protect Those Who Are Most Vulnerable to Abuse

By: Alaska Samuels California courts “freed” Britney Spears, a groundbreaking step forward in the world of conservatorship…

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Protecting Pluie: Reenlisting the North American Gray Wolf under the Endangered Species Act

By: Lexi McGargill “Number of people killed last year retrieving change from a vending machine: four. Number…

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All That Glitters is Not Gold: Achieving Justice for Abuse Survivors in Olympic Sports

By: Leila Hamouie How much is a little girl worth?” questioned Olympic Gymnast Simone Byles before the…

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How Mandatory Waiver Laws Prevent Courts from Seeing Children as Children

By: Sara Wanous Every year, at least 76,000 children come in contact with the adult criminal justice…

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When ‘Revenge Porn’ Constitutes Domestic Violence: Applying Workplace Anti-Discrimination Protections to Victims of Nonconsensual Pornography

By: Nora Greene Often referred to as ‘revenge porn,’[1] nonconsensual pornography (“NCP”) is a form of cyber…

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Why the Sixth Amendment Right to a Jury Trial is not Applied to Juvenile Proceedings

By: Lianne Peterson The Sixth Amendment right to a jury trial is considered a fundamental part of a…

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