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Kaepernick Rolling Out of the Constitutional Pocket: NFL’s Restriction of Players’ First Amendment Rights

 

 

by: Nicolas Chavez On August 26, 2016, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines for sitting during the national anthem prior to his team’s third preseason game.[1] Kaepernick explained the purpose of his silent protest is to use his status as a professional athlete to bring light to the prevalence of institutionalized oppression of people of […]

 

 

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Making of a Movement

 

 

by: Marlon Baquedano On Saturday, September 3, 2016 in North Dakota, security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe with dogs and pepper spray as they protested the $3.8 billion pipeline’s (DAPL) construction on a tribal burial site.[1] The incident led the tribe’s attorneys, from […]

 

 

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Kaepernick Rolling Out of the Constitutional Pocket: NFL’s Restriction of Players’ First Amendment Rights

 

 

by: Nicolas Chavez On August 26, 2016, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines for sitting during the national anthem prior to his team’s third preseason game.[1] Kaepernick explained the purpose of his silent protest is to use his status as a professional athlete to bring light to the prevalence of institutionalized oppression of people of […]

 

 

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Making of a Movement

 

 

by: Marlon Baquedano On Saturday, September 3, 2016 in North Dakota, security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe with dogs and pepper spray as they protested the $3.8 billion pipeline’s (DAPL) construction on a tribal burial site.[1] The incident led the tribe’s attorneys, from […]

 

 

Modern American Education: The Uninterrupted Path to Incarceration

 

 

by: Zack Auspitz On August 11, 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of multiple plaintiffs to challenge the “disturbing-schools law” in South Carolina.[1] This highly controversial law essentially criminalizes disruptive behavior in South Carolina classrooms and imposes draconian punishment on students who violate it.[2] The lawsuit stems from […]

 

 

The Summer in Review

 

 

by: Christopher Ajizian The University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review, as its name may suggest, seeks to promote and publish information about inequality, race and injustice in America. Since our blog went offline in May, several significant events occurred that concern race and social justice in America. As the kickoff blog post […]

 

 

Congratulations to Our New Member Candidates!

 

 

Welcome and congratulations to our 2016-2017 member candidates: Christopher A. Ajizian Zachary Auspitz Nicolas Chavez Kathryn Della Fera Carmelina Forzisi Leoni Fred Nalani A. Gordon Alexandra A. Hoffman Anibal Manzano Sarah McConnell Haley L. Moss Alexandra Ponce Christina A. Robinson Roman Sarangoulis Brittany Thomas Regan Woodbury We know that our new member candidates will make […]

 

 

 

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