Pokémon Go, Augmented Reality, and the Future of Mobile Gaming

Pokémon Go, Augmented Reality, and the Future of Mobile Gaming Jakob Metz* Pokémon Go, the latest mobile gaming craze, has taken the world by storm since its release in July 2016.  The game, created by Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Niantic Labs, has been downloaded millions of times by players across the world.  Tiffany Li,Continue reading “Pokémon Go, Augmented Reality, and the Future of Mobile Gaming”

THE EYE IN THE SKY: BALTIMORE’S TOP SECRET SURVEILLANCE PROJECT THAT HAS BEEN WATCHING YOU ALL YEAR

The Eye in the Sky: Baltimore’s Top Secret Surveillance Project That Has Been Watching You All Year *Morgan Dilks             George Orwell wrote his seminal novel 1984 about a world in which citizens were under constant surveillance. The ominous “Big Brother” was always watching, and citizens could be observed anytime, anywhere, including inside their ownContinue reading “THE EYE IN THE SKY: BALTIMORE’S TOP SECRET SURVEILLANCE PROJECT THAT HAS BEEN WATCHING YOU ALL YEAR”

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: THE LATEST SCANDAL IN A SOCIAL AND LEGAL ISSUE PERMEATING THE ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES

Sexual Harassment: The Latest Scandal in a Social and Legal Issue Permeating the Entertainment and Media Industries Victoria Lucido* The summer of 2016 has placed Fox News at the center of a negative publicity storm following a number of allegations that former chairman and CEO Roger Ailes sexually harassed numerous women working within the company.Continue reading “SEXUAL HARASSMENT: THE LATEST SCANDAL IN A SOCIAL AND LEGAL ISSUE PERMEATING THE ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRIES”

THE HOLDING THAT CAREER OFFENDERS SHOULD BE WAITING FOR: BECKLES V. UNITED STATES

The Holding That Career Offenders Should Be Waiting for: Beckles v. United States Stephen A. Ortiz* Defendants who are classified as career offenders and found guilty of a crime typically receive an enhanced sentence.  U.S. Sentencing Commission, Guidelines Manual, § 4B1.1 (Nov. 1, 2015), http://www.ussc.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/guidelines-manual/2015/GLMFull.pdf.  The United States Sentencing Guidelines (USSG) state: A defendant isContinue reading “THE HOLDING THAT CAREER OFFENDERS SHOULD BE WAITING FOR: BECKLES V. UNITED STATES”

ARE INTERNET STREAMING SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS CHANNELS ENTITLED TO A COMPULSORY LICENSE UNDER THE 1976 COPYRIGHT ACT?

Are Internet Streaming Services Communications Channels Entitled to a Compulsory License Under the 1976 Copyright Act? Kimberly Boyd* In its most recent battle with major television broadcast networks, online video distributor (OVD) FilmOn X, LLC (formerly Aereokiller, LLC) argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that its services were analogousContinue reading “ARE INTERNET STREAMING SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS CHANNELS ENTITLED TO A COMPULSORY LICENSE UNDER THE 1976 COPYRIGHT ACT?”