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Online Bullying May Alter the Future of the First Amendment

By Margaret Lundeen on Sunday, June 25th, 2017

The First Amendment affords great protection to citizens ensuring their right to speak freely. However, there are clear limits on what type of speech the Court is willing to protect. For example, speech that incites imminent violence or is obscene is not protected speech. Doxxing and Swatting are new forms of online harassment. Doxxing is…

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Social Media Brings New Challenges on Intellectual Property Law

By Yucheng Wang on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

The digital age has shortened the distance and time for communication. The rise of various social media provides platforms to both individuals and business for communicating and sharing information.[1] The core feature of social media is user-generated content, allowing “users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content (such as videos).”[2]…

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President Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord

By John Baglia on Sunday, June 11th, 2017

On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, an agreement amongst 195 countries to reduce their climate changing emissions in an attempt to curb the increase in global temperatures.[1] When signing the agreement in 2016, President Obama aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% in…

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What does Justice Gorsuch mean for Corporate Personhood?

By Declan Cleary on Monday, May 22nd, 2017

It is plainly apparent that the late Justice Antonin Scalia had a judicial record which sought to expand the rights of corporations as individuals.[1] Yet, with Neil Gorsuch’s recent approval to the bench, the question stands as to whether the somewhat controversial notion of corporations as people will broaden, decline, or maintain the status quo….

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2016 Braun Symposium on Restorative Justice

By Law Review on Sunday, October 16th, 2016

The John Marshall Law Review is proud to be hosting, with The John Marshall Law School, the 2016 Braun Symposium on Restorative Justice. The criminal justice system is constantly adapting to the ideologies and public policies of the society it serves. In the age of mass incarceration, our judicial system has become too focused on…

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