By Nicole Prieto, Editor-in-Chief LGBT rights remain a hotly contested subject in 2017. From a newly minted Circuit split and inter-executive agency dispute in employment law, to First Amendment justifications for discriminatory business decisions, there is no dearth of legal challenges that have tested the boundaries of modern LGBT rights. […]
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Summer SCOTUS Roundup: Gorsuch and the Death Penalty in McGehee v. Hutchinson
By Nick Frost, Executive Editor One of the most contentious issues in America today is the application of the death penalty. It is undoubtedly a common topic in public speaking classes around the world because of the passionate arguments it invokes for both sides. It has caused countless protests […]
Amazon Echo Voice Recordings: Potential Problems in Privacy
By Kady Enright, Staff Writer Law enforcement in Bentonville, Arkansas, served a warrant on Amazon requesting voice recordings from the Echo device of James Andrew Bates. Bates is accused of murdering Victor Collins in November 2015. Echo is a voice-activated, home personal assistant; it can perform various tasks — […]
Ha! Ha! Ha!: Clowning Around Could Lead to Criminal Charges
By Roy Cross Reports of clowns terrorizing citizens across America have been coming in steadily since late August of this year. Whether via social media or local TV news stations, everyone seems to have heard about these horrifying jokers. While few reports have been substantiated, they have created mass […]