By Nathan Polacek, Staff Writer Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) is a giant of a company that most of us likely interact with in some way each and every day, whether it is buying from their Amazon.com marketplace or their Whole Foods stores, watching a movie on Prime, or even going on […]
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The Investment Fund Based on Deceit
By Amber Pavucsko, Staff Writer As other funds were suffering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Infinity Q’s funds were outperforming its competitors. James Velissaris, the former Chief Investment Officer and founder of Infinity Q, was charged with fraud last month by U.S. authorities for inflating assets held in funds by […]
What is Martial Law?
By Reganne Hardy, Staff Writer. On February 24, 2022, Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky invoked martial law over the entire country for thirty days. In President Zelenesky’s decree, the military and Ministry of Internal Affairs are to uphold the law of Ukraine to maintain public safety and Ukraine’s interests. The Ministry of Internal […]
Sandy Hook Parents Succeed in Lawsuit Against Remington
By: Madeline Olds, Web Editor On December 14, 2012, a shooter entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and committed one of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States, with twenty-six victims. It is the fourth deadliest shooting in the United States and the deadliest shooting to occur within an elementary school. Greatly […]
Reforming the Electoral Count Act and the Challenges it Entails
By Felicia Dusha, Staff Writer In the wake of the January 6, 2021, attack on the capital, a bipartisan group of 16 senators is working to reform the Electoral Count Act (ECA)—an ambiguously phrased federal law which, according to lawmakers, threatens our democracy. Enacted by Congress in 1887 after the […]
The Supreme Court Will Soon Evaluate the Constitutionality of the Death Penalty
By Chloe Clifford, Staff Writer The death penalty is a heavily debated topic in the United States. The federal death penalty was once found unconstitutional in Furman v. Georgia in 1972.  It was reinstated in 1988 for a narrow class of crimes and, with the Federal Death Penalty Act of 1994, expanded to sixty […]
The Effect of COVID-19 on Jurors
By Stephen Panik, Staff Writer The COVID-19 crisis has had widespread consequences that have been well documented in the news, such as mask mandates and mandatory vaccinations. However, many may not know that recent research is revealing a significant impact on jurors caused by the COVID-19 epidemic. Some perceived effects […]
“Stealthing:” What Is It and Why Is California’s New Law Against It So Important?
By: Madeline Olds, Web Editor Last week, California passed a law outlawing stealthing. Though the passage has been highly publicized and in some of the largest news sites, many Americans are asking each other the same question: what even is stealthing? “Stealthing” is a colloquial term used to describe when an […]
Collin’s Law: Tougher Penalties for Hazing in Ohio
Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com. By Madeline Olds, Staff Writer On November 12, 2018, Collin Wiant, a freshman at Ohio State University, went to the Sigma Pi fraternity house of Ohio State University for a party as part of the initiating class. That night, Wiant took a cannister filled […]
Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash: Rideshare Giants Shift California Labor Law
Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com. By William Krull, Staff Writer Spending nearly $200 million on their collective campaign effort, rideshare giants Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash were able to persuade California voters to affirm a proposition that would solidify the employment classification of “app-based drivers” as independent contractors.  Proposition […]