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A Mattress and the Bar Exam
I know.You are thinking what on earth is this guy talking about and why is he not buried in preparation for the bar.Well, the former will be explained shortly, and in regard to the latter…it is my lunch break.When I first moved to Lexingt (More)
Florida Bar Examiners: Consider All Other Options to an In-Person Bar Exam in July 2020
The next administration of the Florida Bar Exam is currently scheduled to take place in person on July 28 and 29, 2020 for over 2,000 examinees.Yes—in person.Typically, the Florida Bar Exam is held twice annually at the Tampa Convention Cente (More)
An Open Letter Regarding the Oregon Bar Exam and Diploma Privilege
This statement is in response to the article titled “Oregon’s Law Schools Ask Supreme Court to Waive Bar Exam Due to COVID-19. The Bar Is Not Pleased.” As a 2020 law graduate and someone intending to sit for the July bar, the article seriously lacks (More)
What Teaching Policing and Race as a Former Police Officer Has Taught Me
The results of the Kerner Commission Report were published in the midst of racial unrest sweeping across the United States in the 1960s. The commission, established by President Lyndon Johnson and made up of bi-partisan officials, set out to investig (More)
Reforming the Copyright Act: Registration and Infringement
On May 29, 2020, the Ninth Circuit continued the trend of courts more closely scrutinizing the plaintiff’s compliance with registration formalities in copyright infringement lawsuits. Registration formalities have received more attention since the Su (More)
Supreme Court to take up immigration 'stop-time rule' case
The US Supreme Court granted certiorari Monday in Niz-Chavez v. Barr to consider the type of notice the government must provide to trigger the "stop-time rule."Essentially, immigrants who have a continuous physical presence in the US for a certai (More)
New York’s Courts Have Broken 50-A, Now the Legislature Must Immediately Repeal It
The New York State Legislature is convening next week to respond to the public’s demand for criminal justice reform. During this session, the legislature must repeal Section 50-A of the New York Civil Rights Law, which has blocked public disclosure o (More)
Europe rights court: Hungary violated rights of six journalists
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Tuesday that Hungary violated the rights of six journalists by suspending their press credentials.In April 2016 six journalists sought to conduct and record interviews with members of Hungary's parl (More)
Hostile Cyberoperations Against Medical Facilities and Their Impunity
Cyberoperations against healthcare providers and testing facilities are thriving in the U.S. and beyond. An unsuccessful act against the U.S. Department and Health and Human Services was intended to undermine the administrations’ response to the curr (More)
Combating Child Pornography in India
Under Article 1 of the Convention on the Rights of Child, a “child” is defined as a human being below the age of 18 years old and, in legal parlance, a child is referred to as a minor. A study by UNICEF found that 1 out of 3 girls and 1 out of 5 boys (More)