Monthly Archives: November 2013

Arizona’s Children Deserve Better

Today I was watching “Politics Unplugged” and heard an update on the 6,000 cases of child abuse that have gone uninvestigated since 2009. One of the first things that Governor Brewer did when she was voted Governor was cut funding … Continue reading

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To be or not to be…a Juror

  Let us be honest—most Americans absolutely hate serving as jurors.  It is inconvenient, takes up way too much of our precious time, can be extremely boring (unless you get assigned to an exciting case, of course), and so on … Continue reading

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United States to Tea Party: Move On

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article that addresses immigration and the general majority support that is receiving from democrats, liberals, independents, and surprisingly plenty of republicans. In the opinion piece, “William Galston: An Immigration Challenge for Boehner”, lays … Continue reading

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Race

  On November 14, our class had a discussion about race and the law.  The conversation was in response to an assigned reading from author Patricia J. Williams’s book “The Alchemy of Race and Rights”. In this particular class, I … Continue reading

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Rape

Last week in class we studied how the law views the prosecution of rape cases in America.  Keeping in mind that rape can happen to both men and women, the majority of rape cases our class discussed and those described … Continue reading

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Hey, Sometimes it’s Just a Matter of Ethics….

  Henrietta Lacks About two months ago, a friend of mine loaned me a very interesting book entitled The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.  It is the story of a young African-American woman whose cells were basically … Continue reading

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The Tea Party- Illustrating Levinson’s Masterpiece

The Tea Party has always been a group of individuals that keeps America shaking their heads in both agreement and disagreement. Their radical approach to politics and the United States Constitution is nothing short of amazing, and at times, incredibly … Continue reading

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