*Paige Boyer I. Introduction Their name is deceptive, but their mission is clear: to remove affirmative action from the higher education admissions process. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. (SFA) is in the midst of two legal battles attacking affirmative action in higher education admissions; Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. The University of North CarolinaContinue reading “Emboldened and Relentless: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., Edward Blum, and an Attack on Affirmative Action in Higher Education Admissions”
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The Fifth Amendment: You Have the Right to Remain Silent, but Should You?
*Hannah Krehely I. Introduction In August 2022, former President Donald Trump took full advantage of his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent in a deposition with the New York State Attorney General. The deposition was part of a civil investigation into whether Trump and the Trump Organization fraudulently misrepresented the value of its properties toContinue reading “The Fifth Amendment: You Have the Right to Remain Silent, but Should You?”
Not Different, Not the Same: International Humanitarian Law’s Problem with Cyberattacks
*Anastasia Couch I. Introduction On the 175th day of war, the Ukrainian company “Energoatom” reported that Russian hackers launched a three-hour attack on its website. Though the initial attack did not cause significant impact, the attempted assault raised a significant concern because Energoatom is Ukraine’s state nuclear power company. The attack was not directly attributedContinue reading “Not Different, Not the Same: International Humanitarian Law’s Problem with Cyberattacks”
Medical Coercion During Pregnancy and Childbirth
*Cherie Correlli I. Introduction Maternity care is a distinctive medical setting in which there is a startling lack of informed-consent-based medical procedures. Women’s reports of their care indicate that interventions are routinely performed without meaningful consent, violating their autonomy in medical decision-making. These interventions may include medical inductions, medications, mobility-limiting fetal monitoring methods, episiotomies, andContinue reading “Medical Coercion During Pregnancy and Childbirth”
Local Media Coverage of “Innocence Isn’t Enough”
Several local TV stations covered the panel discussion “Innocence Isn’t Enough” sponsored by the Law Review and by the Center for Criminal Justice Reform. See here for the story that WBAL-TV did on the event.