By Josh Larkin, Staff Writer Photo provided courtesy of unsplash.com On February 5, 2020, the U.S. Senate ended the four-month-long impeachment era by voting to acquit President Donald J. Trump, who was charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress by the House of Representatives. Fifty-two senators voted not […]
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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 […]
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 […]
A New Information Age: ‘Fake News’ and the Power of Narrative
By Nicole Prieto, Editor-in-Chief In her surrealistic graphic novel Temperance, Cathy Malkasian posits an unusual thought experiment: Can a community enclosed in a ship of stone — buoyed along a fictional sea of fire and convinced it is surrounded by “enemies” that do not exist — thrive unperturbed for 30 […]
Russian Election Meddling Inspires Seattle to Enforce Local Disclosure Laws Against Facebook
By Natalia Holliday, Web Editor In the late 1990s, political advertiser Alan Gould proposed an idea to promote political campaigns on the internet by posting banner ads on websites. To Gould, it was clear that the internet could be used to target messages and reach vast populations in a click. […]
Will the ‘Trial of the 21st Century’ Be as Popular as the 20th’s?
By Nick Frost, Executive Editor “Down there on the ground is a white Ford Bronco,” Peter Jennings reported as, seemingly, the entire country tuned in to watch one of the slowest car chases to receive nationwide coverage. From the early moments of the O.J. Simpson case, people across the nation […]