Preventing Undue Burden on a Woman’s Right to Abortion: The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision that Echoes Legal Theories in Roe v. Wade

Preventing Undue Burden on a Woman’s Right to Abortion: The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision that Echoes Legal Theories in Roe v. Wade Eboni Mosley* “Reproductive freedom is critical to a whole range of issues. If we can’t take charge of this most personal aspect of our lives, we can’t take care of anything. ItContinue reading “Preventing Undue Burden on a Woman’s Right to Abortion: The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision that Echoes Legal Theories in Roe v. Wade”

The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or a Life Saving Device?

The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or A Life Saving Device? Marleigh Davis* With distracted driving statistics revealing the large number of people who dangerously choose to use their cell phones while driving, the question arises of how many accidents occur because of this phenomenon and whether they could be prevented? New York’sContinue reading “The “Textalyzer”: A Violation of the Fourth Amendment or a Life Saving Device?”

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”

NORTH CAROLINA’S VOTER ID LAW: A BURDEN ON THE RIGHT TO VOTE

North Carolina’s Voter ID Law: A Burden on the Right to Vote Ashley Triplett* Amidst an already controversial and historic election cycle, federal courts have stepped in to strike down or modify states’ voter identification (ID) laws.  On July 29, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit unanimously overturned a decisionContinue reading “NORTH CAROLINA’S VOTER ID LAW: A BURDEN ON THE RIGHT TO VOTE”

Is the Senate Eschewing Its Constitutional Duty Concerning Confirmations to the Federal Bench?

Is the Senate Eschewing Its Constitutional Duty Concerning Confirmations to the Federal Bench? Laura Cress* Since Republicans took control of the Senate in January 2015, they have been confirming federal judges at the slowest pace in more than 60 years, since 1953.  Jennifer Bendery, Congratulations, GOP.  You’re Confirming Judges at the Slowest Rate in 60Continue reading “Is the Senate Eschewing Its Constitutional Duty Concerning Confirmations to the Federal Bench?”