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Some Advice

Some Advice by Jerry Stenquist Twice, I witnessed grown men break down in tears in the law school library. I never really found out the exact reason, but I do know the men were 1Ls, and the crying occurred during finals or before the due date for one of many LRW assignements. So...
Posted On Nov 12 2013

Pandora’s Box: Internet Radio and the Music Industry

 Pandora’s Box:  Internet Radio and the Music Industry by Hersh Acharya The way we consume music has changed drastically over the past few years, and the ubiquitous radio is no different. Radio has moved to the “cloud” and is now accessible to us via the Internet, on our smart...
Posted On Nov 12 2013

The Illusion of Safety

by Harry Hudesman Like many other outsiders, members of the law school community move to the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington D.C. not just for its proximity to the beautiful George Washington University but because of the desire for safety. Unfortunately, as a student, I...

The Last Acceptable Prejudice

by David Keithly   I know what you’re thinking – political correctness has taken all the fun out of bigotry.  Before this whole “PC” movement, one of the best things about being American was that you could always find someone to look down on for no good reason.  But nowadays...

Bigger Problems Than the Death Penalty by Robert Stephens

The Troy Davis case has become the most recent poster-child for anti-death penalty advocates.  Troy Davis, a Black man, was executed on Wednesday for the 1989 killing of Mark MacPhail, a White off-duty police officer.  At his trial, Davis was convicted primarily based on witness...