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  • Voter ID Laws: Unnecessary Burden of Our Most Fundamental Right
    by: Jillian Fisher[i]   Free and fair elections are the cornerstone for America’s democracy. In the last several election cycles there has been a…  
  • Ethically Impermissible: An Analysis of Corruption from Welfare, Virtue, and Freedom Perspectives
    By John Delurey My friend and I had somehow gone an entire day without paying a bribe. We were riding across Zanzibar, Tanzania on…  
  • Juveniles and Life In Prison Under the Felony Murder Rule
    By Sarah Cowan What exactly is cruel and unusual in contemporary American society? We know the ban on cruel and unusual punishment proscribes execution as punishment for certain types of people: minors, insane persons, and mentally retarded adults. What about a juvenile who is an accomplice to felony-murder, but did not participate in the killing? Should this individual be immune to a sentence of life without parole as well?  
  • Fractured Justice: No Expungement for Exonerees
    By Brandon Haubert Expungement is the legal process by which a citizen can clear his or her record of a prior criminal conviction and start fresh. In Arkansas, when an individual’s record is expunged, the “conduct shall be deemed as a matter of law never to have occurred, and the individual may state that no such conduct ever occurred, and that no such records exist.” 
  • Support Non-profit Organizations
    By Chevera Blakemore Non-profit organizations need all of the support they can receive, but, more importantly, our society needs non-profit organizations. 
  • Tucson School District: Pulling the Plug on its Mexican American Studies Program
    By Abraham Perez Today critical race theory has spawned numerous subgroups, and there is no canonical set of doctrines or methodologies that all CRT authors subscribe to. There are two common goals that connect them – to understand how a regime of white supremacy and its subordination of people of color has been created and maintained in America and to examine the relationship between that social structure and professed ideals, and the desire not merely to understand the vexed bond between law and racial power but to change it.