Blog Post #36: When Wellness Programs Violate GINA and the ACA

By Janei Au The Affordable Care Act created an exception for workplace wellness programs under the HIPAA…

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Blog Post #35: Free Range Parenting, Police Discretion, and Unsubstantiated Neglect

By Aabru Madni Debates over parenting styles are always a point of contention for courts.[1] Typically, courts would…

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Blog Post #34: Whether the Controlled Substances Act Preempts State Laws Legalizing Marijuana

By Chris Erly State legalization and regulatory efforts of marijuana, most notably in Colorado and Washington, conflict…

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Blog Post #33: Planet Fitness’s Judgment-Free Zone Includes LGBT Protections in the Locker Room

By Isabel Gomez Planet Fitness prides itself on being a judgment-free gym where members can workout free…

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Blog Post #32: Natural Hair: When Cultural Curiosity Causes Emotional Distress

By Monique Nettleford-Bruce For many black women in the United States, going “natural” has become the champion…

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Blog Post #31: Same-Sex Marriage Bans Will Likely be Overturned by The Supreme Court

By Amanda Molina Recently granted certiorari by the Supreme Court for the 2015 term,Obergefell v. Hodges, consolidated with…

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Blog Post #30: A Swift Change in Trademark Rights: Taylor Swift’s Battle to Protect Her Brand

By Amy Yoon The future of trademark law has a surprising new face – Taylor Swift.[1]Swift is…

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Blog Post #29: Homelessness and LGBTQ Youth

By Krupa Patel Forty percent of homeless youth who receive assistance from some agency or institution have…

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Blog Post #28: Voter Empowerment Act

By Emmanuel Catalan On March 19, 2015, members from the House of Representatives such as John Lewis,…

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Blog Post #24: Status Update: Facebook and The True Threats Doctrine

By Jeb Harmon On September 15, 2014, Jaleel Abdul-Jabbaar of Washington State hit the “post” button on…

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