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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...

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19th Feb 2020

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It’s Time for School: The Long Wait for Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

By Greg Berman On October 15, 2019, Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) introduced the College Affordability Act.  The bill contains...

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14th Feb 2020

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Now Checking Emotional Support Animals: DOT Regulation Redefines Service Animals

By Corinne Spencer After recent news stories covering the emotional support peacock stopped by airport security and the attack...

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14th Feb 2020

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Repeal Amendment One for Valentine’s Day

By Emily Yates In 2012, North Carolina became the thirtieth state to adopt a constitutional amendment refusing to recognize...