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Is this the End of Affirmative Action?

Is this the End of Affirmative Action?

By Madeline Olds, Staff Writer This summer, after a controversial term, the United States Supreme Court decided it will hear two cases concerning arguments surrounding the constitutionality of affirmative action.[1] Affirmative action is defined as “a set of procedures designed to; eliminate unlawful discrimination among applicants, remedy the results of such […]

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Monetary Incentives, a double-edged sword?

Monetary Incentives, a double-edged sword?

By Roshni Master, Staff Writer A high salary or a large end-of-year bonus is typically considered a sign of success. However, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (“UPMC”) Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery and star surgeon, Dr. James Luketich, may disagree.[1] The United States government has brought suit against Dr. Luketich, alleging […]

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Cryptocurrency and Money Laundering Regulation

Cryptocurrency and Money Laundering Regulation

By Amber Pavucsko, Staff Writer Almost every criminal organization needs access to the financial sector to store excess money, make transactions, transfer money, etc.[1] Digital assets, including cryptocurrency, have provided yet another way to launder money for cybercrimes, terrorist organizations, and bribes.[2] The United States has developed regulations to combat […]

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Foul on the Play: The Federal Government Signals They May Examine the NCAA’s Compensation Practices to College Athletes

Foul on the Play: The Federal Government Signals They May Examine the NCAA’s Compensation Practices to College Athletes

By Edward Walsh, Staff Writer  The push for college athletes to be considered employees got a huge boost this past month. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) could soon begin an investigation looking into whether NCAA Division I schools are discriminating against unpaid college athletes by failing to fairly […]

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Supreme Court Hears $400 Million MoneyGram Conflict

Supreme Court Hears $400 Million MoneyGram Conflict

By Jordan Jiles, Staff Writer On Monday, October 3, the United States Supreme Court’s 2022-2023 term began, and one of the first cases it heard was a multi-million-dollar dispute involving over 30 states. The case, known as Delaware v. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, centers around the categorization of financial instruments issued […]

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Preventative Care Provision of Obamacare Faces Challenge

Preventative Care Provision of Obamacare Faces Challenge

By: Mia Hoetzlein-Sirman, Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, is currently facing a challenge as Kelley v. Becerra, which calls into question the legality of the preventative care provision of the Act, sits in front of a federal judge in Texas. The provision ensures that preventative […]

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