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SCOTUS to Rebuke Fifth Circuit for Facilitating Racial Bias in Criminal Justice System

  By Kaitlyn Burns, Staff Writer “It’s a sad commentary that minorities, Hispanics and black people, are over represented in the [c]riminal [j]ustice system.”[1] In a country now steeped in controversy over the systemic violence and discriminatory practices against racial minorities,[2] uttering this statement in open court would normally be […]

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Sleeping Killer: An Analysis of Voluntary Acts

Sleeping Killer: An Analysis of Voluntary Acts By Amber McGee, Staff Writer The very idea that a person could commit crimes while sleeping is unsettling at best. Criminal law requires a voluntary act to convict a defendant of a crime. That being said, unconscious individuals committing even the most heinous […]

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