Easing the Transition on Birth Certificates

By Blake Paradis New proposed legislation in Illinois will make it easier for transgender people to change…

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Sexting and Child Pornography: When the Victim is also the Defendant

By Emma Mcarthur Federal child pornography laws have been in the public eye more recently as a…

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Special Education: The Detrimental Impacts of Restraint & Seclusion Policies

By Abbey Silverman In 2007 a sixth grader, Kayleb Moon-Robinson, who was diagnosed with autism, was arrested…

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Juveniles Sentenced to Life-Without-Parole have a Newfound Hope

By Lauren Paglini   In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Miller v. Alabama that it…

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Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Legislation

By Kim Arriola On January 20, 2016, The City of Philadelphia’s gender-neutral bathroom law went into effect.[1] …

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Blog Post #50: The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015: Landmark Improvement or Hurtful Compromise?

  By Laura Vincent   We are at a time in our history where American society can…

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Blog Post 49: Earning Inequalities: Why Women Still Trail Behind Men in the Legal Profession

By: Sekoia Rogers Over several decades, more women have entered the legal profession in the United States…

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Blog Post 48: There is No Common Ground with Common Core: Getting to the Heart of the Controversy of Standardized Testing

By Morgan Tufarolo The idea of Common Core standardized testing came to light when former Arizona Governor,…

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Blog Post 47: Indefinite Immigration Detention: Giving Some Process that is Due in Rodriguez v. Robbins and Lora v. Shanahan

By Sarah Vogt In the shadows of the recent announcement that roughly 6,000 federal prisoners were to…

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Blog Post 46: Colorism: How Racism within the Black Community can Qualify as Discrimination under Title VII or its Predecessor the Civil Rights Act of 1866

By: Nakuma Wani-Kenyi It is no secret that racism among different races exists.  It is also no…

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