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Over Half of U.S. States Introduce Bans on Transgender Students’ Participation in Sports

By Antonia Gelorme, Staff Writer Transgender rights have been at the forefront of the court of public opinion in 2021, as well as federal, judicial, and state legislature actions. From the Bostock decision affirming transgender employment rights to President Biden’s Executive Order preventing and combatting discrimination on the basis of […]

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Facial Recognition Technology for the Bar Exam Raises Privacy Concerns

Facial Recognition Technology for the Bar Exam Raises Privacy Concerns

Photo provided courtesy of Pixabay.com. By Shreya Desai, Staff Writer             The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to the world as most know it; however, for recent law school graduates, it has caused added stress due to changes to the administration of bar examinations across the country.[1] Not only […]

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Local Attorney Heather Heidelbaugh Discusses Her Vision For Running A Traditional AG Office While Touting Experience and Restraint.

Photo provided courtesy of Heather Heidelbaugh. By: David McPeak As the Presidential election barrels toward the finish line, and with few statewide races in Pennsylvania, the contest for Attorney General (“AG”) is taking center stage. Local “Super Lawyer” Heather Heidelbaugh of Mt. Lebanon is running a competitive race. [1] In […]

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Juris Magazine Summer 2020

Juris Magazine Summer 2020

Letter from the Editor In January, when the e-board settled on “The Environment” as a theme for the Summer 2020 issue of Juris, none of us could have predicted the challenge that nature would present to us this year.  Environmental law is often treated peripherally in the United States.  The […]

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Juris Magazine Winter 2019-2020

Juris Magazine Winter 2019-2020

It’s often said that if you want to make a change, start local.  Pittsburgh, and Pennsylvania more broadly, are no exception to the whirlwind of the news cycle, but it is the goal of Juris not to let important legal and social developments go unexamined – or uncriticized.  Earlier this […]

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Juris Magazine Winter 2019

Juris Magazine Winter 2019

This winter, Juris Feature Writers brought a diverse batch of fascinating articles discussing fracking and trespass, contentious international affairs, fashion law’s new defense mechanism, and hyper-politicized social behavior. We took to the skies exploring whether the provision allowing private suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act applies to airport Transportation […]

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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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