A simple Google search is one of the first things that a prospective employer does when they are considering hiring a law student. While a student cannot control everything that is on the Internet, he/she can perform a number of simple tasks to improve his/her profile and market strengths.by Ian E. Scott - 24 September 2013
Creating Your Own Opportunities While in Law School: Tony Iliakostas
Tony Iliakostas is a third year law student at New York Law School who is making waves in the Sports Law field. Through his online broadcast, Mr. Iliakostas discusses the legal implications in some of the biggest sports headlines.by Kristopher K. Leon - 9 September 2013
When there is substance abuse during pregnancy, should the criminal justice system regulate the conduct of pregnant women?by S. Peppy Bennett, LL.M., MHS.CPS - 26 October 2012
Forced Marriages: What Are You Criminalising?
By NAZMIN AKTHAR – The UK government announced it’s plans to criminalise forced marriages. Is the legal system capable of dealing with the issue forced marriages? When considering the courtroom repercussions of criminalising forced marriage, this author questions whether the court system is the proper forum for eradicating forced marriagesby Nazmin Akthar - 19 June 2012
A Child’s Lack of Autonomy in Medical Treatment: A Myth or Just Part of the ‘Procedure’?
By MAKHSUDUL ISLAM – Some argue that current English law is severely defective to the extent that it undermines the autonomy of the younger child and adolescent. The House of Lords decision in Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA was heralded by many as the recognition of child autonomy. However, if one scratches below the surface it is clear that subsequent decisions have left many flaws in this areaby Makhsudul Islam - 24 August 2011
There are many American workers today who face employment problems, not just senior citizens. Statistics from more than just the AARP are needed to provide a clear picture on just what challenges are facing senior citizens and what the law can and should doby Anthony Fasano - 21 March 2013
Were Women Intended to be protected by the Equal Protection Clause?
By TAJANAE MALLETT – Justice Scalia argued that women were never expected to be included under the Equal Protection Clause.by Tajanae Mallett - 9 July 2012
On April 15, 2011 the U.S. government went all-in, as federal prosecutors unsealed indictments against the founders of the world’s largest online poker companies, and moved to shut down online poker operations within theby Robert J. Castle - 21 August 2013
Reforming Executive Compensation by Avoiding a Race to the Bottom
America’s most recent “Great Recession” brought with it public outcry over the pay of executives who were leading companies that were receiving public assistance, mainly in the form of cash infusions via the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).by Cory Howard - 6 May 2013
No Strings Attached: Negotiability in the Mortgage Arena
While the subprime market and the reliance on home value appreciation versus credit risk was ultimately the last straw, they were not the only major problems of the U.S. Economic Crisis.by Jacqueline Rudloff - 7 March 2013
Addressing Potential Environmental And Health Threats From Climate Change in Inuits Living in Quebec
Nunavik comprises the northern third of the province of Quebec, Canada, which is homeland to the Inuit, who are indigenous people in Quebec. What makes Nunavik unique is that this region lies between the Arctic and subarctic climate zones where no roads link Nunavik to southern Quebec, making it a remote region. Climate change poses a serious risk to this Arctic region because temperatures have risen substantially over the past few decades at rates twice as much as other regionsby Malcolm Lavaud - 18 April 2013