Juvenile Crime: A Call for Rehabilitation, Not Recidivism

Juvenile Crime: A Call for Rehabilitation, Not Recidivism By Shomik Gibson Imagine yourself in a middle school hallway walking with your best friend when suddenly an intimidating, older student begins to physically bully your best friend. You can choose one of three options: one, find a teacher; two, stand idly by while your friend is … More Juvenile Crime: A Call for Rehabilitation, Not Recidivism

KFC Sued Because Chicken Isn’t Overflowing: The Problem of Scant Complaints and a New Civil Procedure

KFC Sued Because Chicken Isn’t Finger-Licking Overflowing: The Problems of Scant Complaints and a New Civil Procedure By Stephanie Criscione This past week, a customer filed a lawsuit against Kentucky Fried Chicken (“KFC”) claiming the television ads KFC released for its “$20 Fill-Up” promotion were false advertising. Anna Wurtzburger, the plaintiff and a woman from … More KFC Sued Because Chicken Isn’t Overflowing: The Problem of Scant Complaints and a New Civil Procedure

The Failure of United States Asylum Law: Women Fleeing Domestic Violence Sent Back to Their Persecutors

The Failure of United States Asylum Law: Women Fleeing Domestic Violence Sent Back to Their Persecutors By Samantha Poon Ms. Garcia is a young Honduran woman who went out for a night of dancing with her friends. There, she met a seemingly nice man and they soon after began dating. Eight months later, the nice … More The Failure of United States Asylum Law: Women Fleeing Domestic Violence Sent Back to Their Persecutors

Debating the Right to Debate: The Third Party’s View

Debating the Right to Debate: The Third Party’s View By Grayson Lowery Does the First Amendment guarantee presidential nominees the right to speak at a presidential debate? Gary Johnson and Jill Stein certainly thought so. The Libertarian and Green Parties recently brought an action against the Commission on Presidential Debates (“Commission”) “claiming that the rules … More Debating the Right to Debate: The Third Party’s View

Laying Down Arms: Rethinking AR-15 Manufacturer Liability

Laying Down Arms: Rethinking AR-15 Manufacturer Liability By Anna Armistead A Connecticut judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the seller, distributor, and manufacturer of the gun used to kill twenty-six people in the 2012 mass shooting. The families named as defendants the … More Laying Down Arms: Rethinking AR-15 Manufacturer Liability