Archive for June, 2012
By ELISE DIAMOND – Even in these tough times, you can still make a career out of law. You may be contemplating how you can improve your chances of obtaining a job right out of law school. The following are a few ideas about how to obtain practical experience while in law school based on my experience as a law student at Chapman University.
By MARITZA REYES – President Obama announced a new deferred action program that may provide a temporary answer to the work authorization issues of undocumented persons like Jose Godinez-Samperio, Cesar Vargas, and Sergio Garcia. However, President Obama’s program does not grant the permanent immigration status that only Congress can legislate.
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 marriages