For decades, there has been an ongoing debate in the scientific community about the appropriate recommended daily sodium intake. The American Heart Association currently recommends 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day for healthy people, and 1,500 milligrams for those with high blood pressure. Some scientists
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This week, Democrats took control of the House in high-stakes midterm elections.
Democrats take the House. With 422 out of 435 House seats declared, Democrats have officially taken control of the House of Representatives. Pollsters expect
Welcome to CR-CL’s Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Finals!
Please scroll down for the live blog. We’ll start blogging shortly before 7:30 pm on November 13, 2018.
The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the
The 2018 midterms saw the passage in several states of Marsy’s Law: a law that elevates the “rights” of victims at the expense of criminal defendants. Marsy’s Law gives crime victims certain procedural rights, such as the right to be notified of a defendant’s release
This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties: 2018 Midterm Election Results
Welcome to This Week in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
In this special Midterm Elections edition, states across the nation passed crucial voting reforms, slavery was truly abolished in Colorado, and states contemplated higher wages
Free speech jurisprudence is complicated, and rarely are there easy answers in this space. But social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter present especially difficult challenges. They have unquestionably cemented themselves as the primary modes of communication in the modern era; they have become
By maintaining an outdated, segregation-era law designed by White supremacists, Louisiana remains an outlier in its application of the Sixth Amendment.
In 2015, The Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project that seemed to finally confirm the Court’s recognition of a private right to bring “disparate impact” claims of discrimination in housing cases. The