By Jack Bradley, Staff Writer Photo courtesy of pexels.com Assumption of risk is a common law doctrine referring to a plaintiff’s inability “to recover for the tortious actions of a negligent party in scenarios where the plaintiff voluntarily accepted the risks of those actions.” This doctrine has long been a […]
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The Element of Intent: How the Court Determines Your Thoughts
By Mariah Mandy, Staff Writer An Age Old Excuse When we were young, the most common response to getting in trouble was “I didn’t mean to.” We used that phrase for all types of circumstances—spilling drinks, making messes, or even hitting our siblings. Sometimes, that excuse would get us out […]
Can Obama Sue Trump for His Wiretapping Claims?
By Maura Perri, Staff Writer On March 4, 2017, President Donald Trump turned to Twitter to tell his nearly 27 million followers: “Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found…” and “How low as President Obama gone to tapp […]