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Actions Taken Against Those Abusing Women in Prison

It has been 18 years since Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act, which officially called for a zero-tolerance policy while aiming to curb the sexual violence plaguing correctional institutions across the country.  Unfortunately, female prisoners continue to suffer sexual abuse while incarcerated at alarming…

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Johnson & Johnson $2 Billion Baby Powder Verdict Appeal Rejected

Washington, DC - January 6, 2021: Police confront rioters around Capitol building where pro-Trump supporters riot and breached the Capitol

Individuals Involved in U.S. Capitol Breach Facing Multiple Criminal Charges

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

Trump Impeachment Prosecutor Val Demings May Take on Marco Rubio

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Who’s to Blame for the U.S. Opioid Crisis?

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What is a Cryptocurrency Coin? Coins for Lawyers 101

If you’re just starting out in blockchain and cryptocurrency, it’s essential to understand the industry jargon.  The terms digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and tokens are often used interchangeably, but they’re materially different in a few ways. If you’re in the legal industry, these small variations can…

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What Is The Texas DACA Decision?

In June 2012, President Barack Obama instituted an executive order ensuring undocumented young immigrants who had entered the country as children could move into adulthood in the United States without living in fear of deportation. At the same time, with the government’s approval, they could…

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First Pharmacy Settlements in Nationwide Opioid Crisis

More than 500,000 people died from fatal opioid overdoses between 1999-2019, but who is responsible? The fatal misuse or overdose of opioids has continued to grow, particularly during the COVID-19 lockdown. CNN reported that the death toll climbed to over 69,000 in 2020, attributing the…

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Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse Settlement Receives Mixed Reviews

The Boy Scouts of America, an organization whose oath requires “…duty to God, country and Scout law,” has been dogged for years by major allegations and lawsuits stemming from child sexual abuse, including severe rape cases. On July 1, however, the Boy Scouts of America…

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What Is the Status of Arizona Voting Restrictions?

The Supreme Court issued its decision on Thursday, July 1, on the controversial Arizona voting restrictions that could make it more challenging for minorities to cast a ballot. The ruling was 6-3, along political, ideological lines. Justice Samuel Alito wrote the decision for the majority.…

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What Does Supreme Court Ruling Mean for College Athlete Compensation?

On June 21, the Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) by declaring the organization is violating antitrust laws, a move that will heavily influence college sports for years to come.  In The National College Athletic Association vs. Alston, the justices voted…

Miami Beach, FL, USA - June 24, 2021: aftermath of the Champlain Towers collapse this morning showing building rubble

Lawsuits Follow Miami Condo Collapse

On June 24, a major repair project at a condo was underway in Surfside, Florida to repair the roof. Contractors were supposed to start with the concrete repairs that morning. Instead, the Champlain Towers South condo collapsed at 1:30 a.m.  More than two weeks have…

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Supreme Court Sides with Snapchat Cheerleader

When the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution, they never envisioned how their work, the First Amendment, in particular, would impact today’s state of affairs. They could not have foreseen how Americans would be using smartphones for everything, including students who chatter away online 24/7. It…

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