Featured Items, Student Blog

Student Blog: Prescription for Paternalism

33 Comments 28 February 2014

By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – Multiple commentators have weighed in on the relative boon or bust of the long-awaited Obamacare implementation.  Both perspectives, however, have shown that any legislation’s impact is determined not only by the text of the act but also by the parties affected.  A recent personal experience at the […]

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Student Blog: Student Loan Debt: Expansion of Borrowers Rights?

21 Comments 12 February 2014

By Kellen Wittkop, HLS Class of 2016 – College students navigate a constant balancing act of managing the many stresses that accompany enrollment at any institution of higher learning: classes, activities, job searches, etc. But one of the largest causes of anxiety for students is something that often looms largely in the shadows – debt. […]

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Campus Events, Featured Items, Symposium, Upcoming Events

2014 Symposium – Drug Policy: Reality and Reform – Feb. 11-12

No Comments 05 February 2014

  Join the Journal on Legislation for its annual Symposium, “Drug Policy: Reality and Reform.” There will be two panels, which will consist of short speeches, debate between panelists, and a question and answer session. Panera lunch will be provided at both panels! The first panel discussion, held on Tuesday, February 11th at 12 noon […]

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Student Blog: I Spy: The Problems with NSA Overreach

No Comments 05 February 2014

By Tyler Anderson, HLS Class of 2014 – Over the past several months, Congress has generated considerable outrage regarding the NSA’s collection of data from foreign officials. http://www.lawfareblog.com/2013/10/skepticism-about-supposed-white-house-and-intelligence-committees-ignorance-about-nsa-collection-against-allied-leaders/. Some of this criticism is surely deserved; for example, we recently learned that the NSA spied on Ban Ki-moon’s talking points before Ban’s meeting with President Obama […]

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Student Blog: Smoke and Mirrors: Employer Justification for Smoker Discrimination

1 Comment 05 February 2014

By Jenna Tynan, HLS Class of 2016 – Imagine you’re a first-year associate and after your standard fourteen-hour workday, you sit back and indulge in a product recently found more addictive than cocaine: the iconic Oreo.  You rush back to work the next morning with a wayward Oreo stain on your favorite blazer only to […]

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