Articles by: JurisMagazine

Billion Dollar Baby

Billion Dollar Baby

By Regan Jarvis, Features Editor In one corner of the ring stands notorious conspiracy theorist and radio show host, Alex Jones. His opponents? The bereaved families of the victims of a tragic mass murder. After filing three separate defamation lawsuits and enduring four years of litigation, the families have secured […]

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Elon Musk as the Sole Director of Twitter

Elon Musk as the Sole Director of Twitter

by Amber Pavucsko, Staff Writer In April 2022, Elon Musk announced his plans to purchase the social media company Twitter for 44 billion dollars.[1] However, just three months later, he backed out of the deal stating that Twitter failed to give enough data to determine how many accounts were fake […]

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Interest-of-Justice Hearings in Allegheny County

Interest-of-Justice Hearings in Allegheny County

By Felicia Dusha, Feature Editor In December 2018, Congress passed the Juvenile Justice Reform Act (JJRA), which amends the landmark Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) of 1974.[1] Under this new law, a juvenile charged as an adult “shall not have sight or sound contact with adult inmates…and may not be held […]

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The Future of Digital Asset Regulation Under West Virginia v. EPA

The Future of Digital Asset Regulation Under West Virginia v. EPA

by Jurry Bajwah, Staff Writer In West Virginia v. EPA, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) did not have clear authority to devise carbon emissions caps based on a generation shifting approach.[1] Generation shifting is defined as the shift in electricity production from a high […]

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The Global State of Greenwashing: from Wal-Mart to Sharm el-Sheik

The Global State of Greenwashing: from Wal-Mart to Sharm el-Sheik

by Brian Davis, Staff Writer Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought suit against Walmart for what they describe as “green claims,” or, “greenwashing.”[1] Greenwashing is a deceptive business practice that occurs when a company misrepresents the extent their products and policies are environmentally sustainable.[2] Walmart will pay $3 million […]

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Law Students Reflect on Virtual Learning

Law Students Reflect on Virtual Learning

by Kay Will, Staff Writer For students currently in the latter half of law school or those who have recently earned their degree, it is likely that virtual learning shaped at least part of their experience. News articles in the past two years have portrayed a mainly negative narrative about […]

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Landmark CTE Case Might Bring Liability to NCAA

Landmark CTE Case Might Bring Liability to NCAA

by Chloe Clifford, Staff Writer Many Americans find football to be a focal point of their autumn and winter, with Thanksgiving pick-up games to fantasy leagues. While football may be a positive hobby for some, for others it is a terrifying reminder of what caused their loved ones to change […]

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