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25th Mar 2020

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Aiding Doctors and Nurses in the Fight Against COVID-19: How the Defense Production Act Could Save Lives

By Kate Hubbs Introduction      As the coronavirus pandemic worsens in the U.S., hospitals feel the strain as they...

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24th Mar 2020

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ANY SAFE HARBORS FOR A SINKING SHIP? Norwegian Cruise Lines COVID-19 Securities Litigation

By Victoria Dishner Introduction The novel coronavirus has been wreaking havoc upon individuals, businesses, markets, and entire nations in...

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20th Mar 2020

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Chelsea Manning and Coercive Contempt

By Olivia Rojas Julian Assange and WikiLeaks In 2006, Julian Assange, an Australian computer-programmer and journalist, launched WikiLeaks in...

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18th Mar 2020

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What’s Missing from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

By Abby Castaldi Introduction With over 3,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States, widespread reactions...

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15th Mar 2020

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“Spirit” Quest: The Daunting “Stairway” for Plaintiff in the Led Zeppelin Copyright Litigation

By Grayson O’Saile The latest ruling in the copyright litigation surrounding Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” provides a point...

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11th Mar 2020

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Kansas Has Abolished the Insanity Defense? – That’s Crazy!

Since its first use in 1843, the insanity defense has been an inherent part of Anglo-Saxon, and later American,...

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10th Mar 2020

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Caucuses and Primaries: How Iowa Became First

The months-long process for nominating each political party’s presidential candidate begins in two unlikely states: Iowa and New Hampshire. ...

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06th Mar 2020

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Pandemonium: General Powers of the Federal Government During a Pandemic

While humans may be the most sophisticated and capable species on planet Earth, we are still subject to a...

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03rd Mar 2020

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Warner Bros. loses “Dubledore.com” in UDRP Dispute

By Elliott Riches             If you stop someone on the street and ask if they know what “dumbledore” means,...

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28th Feb 2020

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Leap Day’s Lengthy, and Litigious, History

By Nicole Tronolone While for many February 29 is a normal day—simply a quirk of our system of leap-years—for...

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25th Feb 2020

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Lessons from Juliana on Climate Change Litigation

By Andie Anderson In December of 2019, Time Magazine made a teenage girl the Person of the Year. As...

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21st Feb 2020

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On Wednesdays, We Trademark Pink: Glossier’s Quest to Trademark Millennial Pink

By Mary-Kathryn Hawes Glossier, a millennial favorite beauty brand, is attempting to trademark its signature “millennial pink” used on...