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Law Street (TM) | July 28, 2014

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The Red Pill and the Men’s Rights Movement

July 24, 2014 | 2

A men’s rights movement has gained momentum within the last several years with the goals of reclaiming rights for men in society. One offshoot of the movement, the Red Pill, is accused of being inspired by a largely misogynistic attitude. Read on for more information about the Men’s Rights movement and its Social Media counterpart, the Red Pill Movement.Read More

Interior Checkpoints in Arizona Draw Complaints

July 24, 2014 |

In Arizona, if you are within 75 miles of the Mexican border, you might just come across a “temporary” border control checkpoint. The goal of these checkpoints is to help control drug trafficking and stop illegal immigration. But the legality of these checkpoints and what the border control agents are actually allowed to do is far from clear. Read More

Do You Know What to Do When You Get Pulled Over?

July 24, 2014 | 1

Knowing even your most basic rights as a driver can only serve as a benefit in the event that you are pulled over. It’s a nerve-racking situation that many will encounter during their years as drivers, which is why it is important to know your rights. Read on for tips to make this anxiety-ridden experience more pleasant for you and the officer.Read More

Yes. All. Women.

July 24, 2014 |

“Rape culture” is a term coined by feminists in the late 1970s to describe the way that society blamed rape victims and normalized male sexual violence. It described how our culture condoned physical and emotional harm toward women. It … Read More

Why Does the Fashion Industry Protect Alleged Sex Offenders Over Models?

July 24, 2014 | 6

Last month, clothing retailers American Apparel and Aldo fired fashion photographers Terry Richardson and Dov Charney for sexually harassing models. Several models have spoken out about their inappropriate behavior over the last few years, so why did these companies wait … Read More

The Case of the Million Dollar Napkins

July 24, 2014 | 2

I’m a messy eater — ask anyone who knows me. I can make a mess while eating plain bread. So if there is anyone who knows the importance of a steady supply of napkins, it’s me. And also Webster … Read More

Families of Victims of Police Brutality Question Officer Accountability

July 23, 2014 | 1

More police officers than ever before are being held accountable for misconduct as a result of increased public awareness, media pressure, and new technologies capable of documenting altercations in horrifyingly graphic detail. While the frequency of punishments has increased, however, victims and their families are starting to realize that the word “accountability” may not actually mean very much.Read More

Due Process is the Red Herring in the LGBTQ Movement

July 23, 2014 | 1

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that states cannot deprive a person of the fundamental right to marry simply because he or she chooses a partner of the same sex. That’s not the endgame, though. Even if the Supreme Court takes this Utah case and sides with the 10th Circuit about the fundamental right to marry (big assumptions with the Roberts Court), it won’t affect other types of discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Marriage equality is only the opening salvo in a still-uphill battle for full equality. We ought not lose sight of that.Read More

University of Wisconsin Policy Calls for Grade Distribution by Race and Ethnicity

July 23, 2014 | 4

University of Wisconsin – Madison has come up with a new policy, the “Framework for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence,” that good grades should be distributed equally among different races. Allison Dawson argues that while they may be promoting diversity, they are also promoting racial oppression.Read More

Are We Nearing the End of Failed Mandatory Minimum Sentences?

July 22, 2014 | 1

Keeping non violent criminals incarcerated for decades leads to overcrowded conditions and billions of taxpayer dollars. The mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses have led to prisons vastly exceeding their maximum capacity. The United States has seen a 500 percent increase in the number of inmates in federal custody over the last 30 years. Will Congress pass the Smarter Sentencing Act this year?Read More

Conflicting Courts: Affordable Care Act Up in the Air Again

July 22, 2014 | 1

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) never has a boring day in court, and today is no exception. Rulings were just made in two related ACA cases, and they couldn’t be more different.Read More

Student Loans Burden a Generation

July 22, 2014 | 5

The Class of 2018 is having an exciting summer. They get to figure out which dorms they will live in, which intro classes they will take, and, most importantly, which loans they will take out to pay for the next four years. Meanwhile, the Class of 2014 is experiencing some discomfort as they figure out how exactly to pay for those loans they took out four summers ago. Student loans burden a reported 37 million Americans. Read on to learn all about how these people and their finances are impacted by politics.Read More

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