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"Chilling" Campaign Finance Law Upheld

Posted by Joseph M. (Max) Swindle

Political silence, the inability to have one’s voice heard, is an issue that marginalizes many citizens and residents. In an effort to remedy this pervasive issue, some citizens choose to give money to public policy think tanks that help foster discussion about important public policy topics. noch 1.009 Wörter

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Firearm "Gag Order" Bound to Miss its Mark

Posted by Jonathan C. Jakubowski

“The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.” 

– Daniel Webster

In June 2015, the Department of State proposed several… noch 1.144 Wörter

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Senate Bill 2 and the Establishment Clause

Posted by Hillary Li

“This is a sad day for North Carolina that history will not judge kindly,” Sarah Preston, the acting executive director of the… noch 1.319 Wörter

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Cecil the Lion's Roar: Libel in an Internet Age

Posted by Elizabeth (Beth) A. Kapapoulos

With the advent of the Internet, an entirely new realm of libel law has emerged in the courts, forcing judges to examine entirely new questions of Internet vigilantism and how to deal with crimes in a digital world.  noch 880 Wörter

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Coping With Unprecedented Connectivity: Citizens and Police

Posted by Alexander M. French

On April 4, 2015, a North Charleston Police Officer shot and killed Walter Scott. Michael Shlager, the responding officer, reported that he pulled Scott over for a broken tail light. noch 1.054 Wörter

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Protecting Domestic Violence Victims or Derpriving the World of the Next Eminem?: A Brief Examination of Elonis v. United States

Posted by Jenica D. Hughes

Picture this, you marry someone you love and start creating a life together. Eventually, you have two children together, whom you adore, but eventually, your marital relationship begins to suffer and the two of you are arguing more often and decide to divorce. noch 824 Wörter

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Abortion Ambiguities Remain Post-FACE Act

Posted by Elizabeth C. Nye

When people think about the abortion debate, they think Roe v. Wade. However, the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe… noch 913 Wörter

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