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National Coming Out Day: A Primer for Straight Allies

It’s 2013, the Supreme Court just killed DOMA, and Prop 8.  Talking about coming out should not be that big of a deal.  But it has only...
By Michelle Evenson | October 9, 2013

Personal Freedom and the Dictates of Society

Society enables us to order our perceptions, and it allows us to make sense of the world at large. Our most basic processes of...
By Jeff Bailey Bouchard | April 26, 2013

Why We Are Obsessed with Jodi Arias?

It could be the French maid costume, anal sex, allegations of domestic violence and pedophilia, or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...
By Justine N. Eldridge | March 28, 2013
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Public Interest Law Foundation to Hold Annual Silent and Live Auction

An auction.  I know what you’re thinking, “I am a poor law student.  How can I possibly afford anything at an auction?”  Here’s the good...
By Michelle Evenson | March 18, 2013

Going Postal on the Department of Justice?

It was announced last week that the Department of Justice has joined a whistleblower lawsuit against Lance Armstrong and other Team USA...
By Michael Dykstra | March 1, 2013
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The Reality of International Law

Much of the response to concerns about the legal implications of the U.S.’s use of unmanned drones in programs of targeted killings...
By Susy Prochazka | February 22, 2013
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THOMAS JEFFERSON NATIONAL MOCK TRIAL TEAM WINS TYLA REGIONAL COMPETITION

Tucson, AZ. (February 17, 2013) – For the first time in school history, the TJSL National Trial Team won the 2013 regional competition of...
By | February 20, 2013
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Legal Rock Star

“It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, offering the Women and Law...
By Michelle Evenson | February 20, 2013

Cyberbullying & Internet Law: Can we control what others post online?

It was a frightening ordeal for a Carlsbad family when their teenage daughter, Baileigh Karam, ran away after a video showcasing a bully...
By Lauren Audette | February 14, 2013

Will Fisher v. Texas Clarify University Diversity?

Abigail Fisher applied to the University of Texas at Austin. She was not admitted.  Fisher knew of minority students who were admitted...
By William Kropach | October 23, 2012
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