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The Primacy of Liberty in the U.S. Constitution

Book Review:  “The Conscience of the Constitution:  The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Liberty” by Timothy Sandefur; Cato Institute (2014) Every now and then a person comes across a book, an idea or an event that so fundamentally affects them that they are

Three Books about the Roberts Court

Three Books about the Roberts Court

  The U.S. Supreme Court recently entered its eleventh term with Chief Justice John Roberts at the helm at the Court’s seventeenth Chief Justice. During Robert’s tenure, the Court has been at the center of important and often controversial legal battles, from same sex marriage

Liberty’s First Crisis, by Charles Slack, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015

Charles Slack and “Liberty’s First Crisis”

Liberty’s First Crisis, by Charles Slack, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015 “The greatest enemy of liberty is fear…When [people] feel threatened, their tolerance shrinks.” Liberty and freedom in America have been threatened many times since the United States Constitution was drafted in 1787. People around the

Social Media Hashtags are becoming so popular that they have gained legal recognition as intellectual property.

The Legal Evolution of the Social Media Hashtags

Social Media Hashtags are becoming so popular that they have gained legal recognition as intellectual property. As their value to businesses grows, they are also becoming the subject of lawsuits involving trademark infringement and false advertising. Hashtags started on Twitter as a way to link

A verified statistic shows that lawyers suffer from depression at triple the rate of non-lawyers. Recently, research has also proven that the rigors of law school can be harmful to the health of students.

Coping With Stress In Law School

A verified statistic shows that lawyers suffer from depression at triple the rate of non-lawyers.  Recently, research has also proven that the rigors of law school can be harmful to the health of students. In a recent law review article, entitled “Killing Them Softly: Neuroscience

Law school enrollment dropped again, according to the latest statistics from the American Bar Association (ABA). In total, first-year enrolled has plummeted nearly 30 percent from its peak in 2010.

Where Have All the Law Students Gone?

Law school enrollment dropped again, according to the latest statistics from the American Bar Association (ABA). In total, first-year enrolled has plummeted nearly 30 percent from its peak in 2010. According to the new ABA data, almost two-thirds of ABA accredited law schools experienced declines