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The Florida Board of Bar Examiners (FBBE) is out of time. Applicants are out of energy. And everybody is out of patience. To be sure, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted all aspects of life for people around the globe, including the legal communities within the United States. However, what is unique to the legal [...]

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“Personhood” laws seek to classify fetuses as “persons” and grant them full legal protection under the US Constitution. These laws purport to protect the rights of a pregnant person, should they be involved in any sort of incident that terminates the pregnancy. Pro-choice individuals vehemently oppose Personhood laws because they broadly restrict an individual’s choice [...]

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Where are the law and the lawyer? Where is this profession going? I’m a rising 3L. I have one more year left of law school. And yet I am witnessing something that is both completely unexpected and a story that has been told over and over for ages. And I find myself completely conflicted about [...]

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In the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, the US Supreme Court upheld its lower court decisions that concluded US President Donald Trump’s 2017 move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program, created in 2012 by former President Barack Obama, was unlawful. The court found [...]

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Everything will be tokenized and connected by a blockchain one day.   -Fred Ehrsam With the rapid digitization, we saw a new technology called Blockchain quickly emerge. This peer-to-peer distributed ledger has provided a platform to create transactions that are safe, secure, and immutable. Blockchain gave rise to a concept called “smart contracts”, a major contributor [...]

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