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“Conflict” in the Era of the AUMF

By Samantha Cook, Feature Editor When asked to write a post on the topic of a conflict nation, I started to think about the nature of conflict. We typically think of war as an armed conflict between countries’ governments over some geographical, economic, political, or religious dispute. When that dispute […]

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Mexican President-Elect Brings Progressive Views with Trump-esque Flair

By Natalia Holliday, Editor-in-Chief On July 1, 2018, Mexico elected its newest president after an election season pocked by murders of over 100 politicians.[1] Perhaps taking note of the 30,000 murders across the country in 2017 –primarily related to rampant drug cartels[2] – Mexico’s frustrated citizenry chose Andrés Manuel López […]

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Contemporary Colonialism or Crimean Conquistadors? Tensions Flare Between Russia and the United States

By Kyle Steenland, Feature Editor Over the course of its 200-year history, the relationship between the United States and Russia has been symptomatic of their statuses as two world superpowers – riddled with ups and downs, and constantly tense.[1] Even since the de-escalation of Cold War fears, petty political skirmishes […]

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Juris Magazine Summer 2018

Juris Magazine Summer 2018

Letter from the Editor Law and the Media | Media and the Law Discussing the media has perhaps never been more relevant than ever before, and the events from the past academic year produced the perfect storm of subjects to weigh in on. Where media distrust seems to be at […]

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Q&A with Professor Julia Glencer: Law, Literature, and the Media

Q&A with Professor Julia Glencer: Law, Literature, and the Media

Juris Magazine’s Nicole Prieto and Karissa Murphy sat down with Julia M. Glencer, Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills, in April 2018 to delve into some of her background, experiences, and observations with law, literature, and the media. Professor Glencer teaches Legal Research and Writing, Advanced Legal Writing: Law Firm […]

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The CLOUD Act: Impact on Activists, U.S. Citizens

By Karissa Murphy, Executive Editor In 1986, Congress enacted the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).[1] This Act regulated how United States law officials could access data stored overseas.[2] Over 30 years, and countless technological developments later, Congress enacted the CLOUD Act, which seeks to update its predecessor.[3] The CLOUD Act, […]

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Who Owns Your Face?

By Kyle Steenland, Associate Editor If you search the term “biometrics technology” nearly 3 million results in a fraction of a second are at your fingertips. But what exactly does “biometrics technology” entail? Going by the definition, biometrics is the “the process by which a person’s unique physical and other […]

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The Trump/Clifford Non-Disclosure Agreement: Violation of Public Policy and the First Amendment

By Wilson R. Huhn,* Professor of Law Introduction On Oct. 28, 2016, 11 days before the 2016 presidential election, Stephanie Clifford signed a non-disclosure agreement pursuant to which Ms. Clifford was paid $130,000 in exchange for her promise not to disclose any information about her alleged affair with Donald Trump.[1] […]

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