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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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Q&A with Professor Richard Heppner

Q&A with Professor Richard Heppner

Juris Magazine’s Nick Frost sat down with Visiting Assistant Professor Richard Heppner in March 2018 to delve more into his background, work experiences, and what led him to his first year teaching at Duquesne University School of Law. Professor Heppner teaches Civil Procedure and Antitrust Law. Note: Some portions of […]

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