Spring '15 Issue

Spring ’15 Issue

The Columbia Undergraduate Law Review is proud to announce the release of its Spring 2015 issue. Included in this issue are the following articles: A…

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The Monopoly of Major League Baseball

The Monopoly of Major League Baseball

The MLB has one of the few lawfully ratified monopolies left in American sports. While there are multiple professional leagues in other sports, such as…

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Global Cyber Crime: Catching Overseas Hackers

Global Cyber Crime: Catching Overseas Hackers

Not since the misplaced fear of an apocalyptic Y2K bug has cyber security commanded so much attention worldwide. Firms and governments have been scrambling to…

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The Freedom to Print Your Own Gun

The Freedom to Print Your Own Gun

As technology improves and prices fall, 3D printers will gradually become ubiquitous household fixtures.[1] Given the rapidity at which 3D printers have gained popularity, how…

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Personal Liberties and Public Safety: the Legality of Mandated Vaccines

Personal Liberties and Public Safety: the Legality of Mandated Vaccines

What is the boundary between the safety and rights of the private individual and the public collective? This is the question at the center of…

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Understanding NFL Disciplinary Authority in the context of Collective Bargaining:  The Ray Rice Case

Understanding NFL Disciplinary Authority in the context of Collective Bargaining: The Ray Rice Case

The NFL has recently received criticism from both the media and the public for its lenient handling of perpetrators of domestic violence. This criticism is…

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Stepping out of the Shadow of Mano Dura Policies

Stepping out of the Shadow of Mano Dura Policies

On January 5, 2015, Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro García Padilla began his third year in office by signing a series of reforms to the 2012…

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Obama's Immigration Reform: A Subject of Debate

Obama’s Immigration Reform: A Subject of Debate

Both political parties had been trapped at an ideological impasse regarding immigration reform for several years, but on November 20th, President Barack Obama announced an…

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Regional Free Trade Agreements and World Free Trade

Regional Free Trade Agreements and World Free Trade

The United States is currently negotiating two regional trade agreements whose unprecedented geographical breadth would reshape world trade. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)…

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