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Brian Flores v. NFL

Brian Flores v. NFL

By Jenna McGreevy, Staff Writer On February 1, 2022, Brian Flores filed a class-action complaint with 40 other John Doe coaches against the National Football League (NFL), specifically naming the New York Giants, Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos.[1] The complaint alleges the NFL is “rife with racism”, particularly related to the […]

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PA Supreme Court to Determine State Congressional Map

PA Supreme Court to Determine State Congressional Map

By: Jacob Schramm, Staff Writer Following the recent decision nullifying a no-excuse mail-in voting law,[1] and for the second time in three election cycles, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will resolve the ongoing dispute on Congressional redistricting.[2] The process of adopting a new Congressional map started with the 2020 census, but […]

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Suggestions for Conquering Cryptocurrency When Estate Planning

Suggestions for Conquering Cryptocurrency When Estate Planning

By Anabelle Nietupski, Web Editor  Recently, it has become difficult to listen to a news broadcast without hearing the word “cryptocurrency.” It is estimated that “10% of people in the United States now own some form of cryptocurrency.”[1] A relatively modern invention, cryptocurrency can be defined as “a digital currency in […]

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The Real Facebook Jail

The Real Facebook Jail

By Regan Jarvis, Staff Writer The Sixth Amendment guarantees criminal defendants’ right to a speedy and public trial with an impartial jury, however, it does not prohibit the publication of mugshots and arrest records prior to a conviction.[1] With the growing presence of social media, many police departments have turned to these platforms, […]

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Strike Two for Ohio Redistricting Commission

Strike Two for Ohio Redistricting Commission

By Edward Walsh, Staff Writer The Ohio redistricting woes continue for Ohio legislators as the state Supreme Court’s February 7th decision rejected their most recent map proposal.[1] This marks the third rejected proposal since the initial ruling in 2019 by a three-judge panel from the US Federal District Court for Southern […]

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Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Moves Forward

Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Moves Forward

By Hannah Schaffer, Features Editor Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com 2021 was a record-breaking year for anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, with more than 250 bills being introduced across several states.[1]             On Tuesday, February 8, Florida’s Senate Education Committee approved the Parental Rights in Education bill.[2]The bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” […]

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Covid-19 Redefined Law Firm Work Culture

Covid-19 Redefined Law Firm Work Culture

By Nathan Polacek, Staff Writer Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, working in an office environment has not been the same for member of the legal industry. The emergence of hybrid working, and the “great resignation” has put pressure on many employers.  In response to the concern of not being able to […]

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Alternative Legal Service Providers and the Legal Profession

Alternative Legal Service Providers and the Legal Profession

By Stephen Panik, Staff Writer             Anyone thinking about beginning a career in the legal field has probably considered working for a law firm or for a corporation’s legal department. While both career paths can be rewarding, any new attorney entering either of these fields should be aware of the increasing […]

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