On Amazon’s Entrance into the Grocery Business—A Legal Analysis

On Amazon’s Entrance into the Grocery Business—A Legal Analysis

On June 16th, 2017, Amazon Inc. announced its $13.4B purchase of Whole Foods. Should the deal be approved by Whole Foods shareholders, it would launch…

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NYPD Surveillance: A Call to Stop Unlawfully Monitoring Muslims

NYPD Surveillance: A Call to Stop Unlawfully Monitoring Muslims

Since the 9/11 attacks and the recent election of Donald Trump, there has been a severe rise of anti-Muslim sentiment across the United States. This…

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In Loco Parentis: The Role Schools Must Play To Provide Mental Health Resources

In Loco Parentis: The Role Schools Must Play To Provide Mental Health Resources

Since its inception, America has embraced the idea of equality of opportunity; one vital way to uphold this fundamental ideal is to implement a public…

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Dangerous Dietary Supplements: The Need for FDA Regulation

Dangerous Dietary Supplements: The Need for FDA Regulation

Dietary supplements are a 32 billion dollar industry in the United States, with half of all Americans taking some form of supplement today.[1], [2] At…

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Protect Your DNA: Unraveling of Privacy in Genetic Testing

Protect Your DNA: Unraveling of Privacy in Genetic Testing

Since 2007, DNA-analyzing company 23andme has sold over 2 million of its genetic tests worldwide. For 199 dollars, customers send a vial of their saliva…

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U.S. Mass Surveillance: Striking the Balance Between Security and Liberty

U.S. Mass Surveillance: Striking the Balance Between Security and Liberty

In the current War on Terror, American liberties are continually unjustly forsaken. The struggle between ensuring public safety and upholding personal privacy dates back to…

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Changing the Game: Establishing Precedent for State Funding of Church Playgrounds

Changing the Game: Establishing Precedent for State Funding of Church Playgrounds

The seemingly simple act of utilizing scrap tires to resurface a children’s playground has recently set a landmark legal precedent for the possibility of state-sponsored…

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Physician's Arrest: The Hidden—And Dangerous—World of U.S. Psychiatric Detention

Physician’s Arrest: The Hidden—And Dangerous—World of U.S. Psychiatric Detention

When presented with emergent psychiatric cases, physicians often face an ethical dilemma: in those who are uncooperative or unwilling to receive medical treatment, patients’ desires…

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Cherokee Nation v. McKesson Corp et. al: Determining the Jurisdiction of Tribal Courts

Cherokee Nation v. McKesson Corp et. al: Determining the Jurisdiction of Tribal Courts

              Since the European discovery of the Americas, American Indians have faced harsh obstacles to their rightful land ownership, prosperity, and health. Today, it…

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The Student-Debt Crisis: Financial Obstacles to Higher Education

The Student-Debt Crisis: Financial Obstacles to Higher Education

         With the costly price tag of $71,690 dollars a year, Columbia University is ranked as the second-most expensive university in the…

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Riddle v. Hickenlooper and Neil Gorsuch: The Future of Campaign Finance Law

Riddle v. Hickenlooper and Neil Gorsuch: The Future of Campaign Finance Law

        Having just been appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch presents either an opportunity or another barrier in efforts…

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Publicly Funded Religious Programs: A Clear Violation of the Establishment Clause

Publicly Funded Religious Programs: A Clear Violation of the Establishment Clause

            In 2003 within the Southern District of Iowa, Americans United sued the InnerChange Freedom Initiative run by the Prison Fellowship organization, for religious discrimination…

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