Deus Ex Machina? Can the Supreme Court Infer a Private Cause of Action in Tender Offer Litigation?

By: Alexis Martinez Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Emulex Corp. v. Varjabedian, seeking…

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Disregarding the First Amendment or Protecting People from Threats of Violence?

By Britteny Leyva “You never thought that hip-hop would take it this far[.]”[1] On August 21, 2018,…

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How Current Immigration Trends are Undermining Students’ Constitutional Rights

By Pamela Duran Uncertainty and fear are two feelings that are prevalent in the immigrant community.[1]  President Donald…

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The Ramifications of Trump’s “Muslim Ban”

  By Darianne De Leon The topic of immigration and the development of our country’s immigration policy…

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Protecting the Players: Do Colleges and Universities Owe a Legal or Moral Duty to Collegiate Student-Athletes?

By Patrick Lichtenstein Gregory Ploetz had everything a collegiate student-athlete could hope for: he played Division I…

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Underage Social Media Usage and COPPA

By Kiara Ortiz In 2018, TikTok, which was formally known as Musical.ly, was one of the most…

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The Value of Motion and the Copyrightability of a Dance

By Erik Bartley On December 5, 2019, rapper Terrence Ferguson, better known as 2 Milly, filed a…

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Volume 27, Symposium Edition

The following articles were published in the symposium edition of The American University Journal of Gender, Social…

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How Universal is Universal Jurisdiction?

By Andrew Johnson The violations of international humanitarian law and gross human rights abuses that have occurred…

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Madison v. Alabama: An Eighth Amendment Win or A False Sense of Security?

By Marissa Ditkowsky On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court decided Madison v. Alabama.[1]  The Court expanded…

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