Category Archives: Race & Social Justice Posts

Power Grab: How Anti-Abortion Lawmakers are Subverting Democracy to Force Abortion Bans on Their Constituents

By: Elena LaCorte Abortion rights have become an issue at the forefront of the American psyche since the Supreme Court’s overturning of federal abortion protections in June 2022.[1] Since Dobbs was decided, and trigger laws went into effect, Americans have seen a torrent of dismal headlines: 65,000 people living in states with abortion bans, varying […]

Progress and Challenges in the Fight Against Hair Discrimination in Florida and Empowering Authenticity

By: Kennedy Byrd Hair discrimination, particularly against Black individuals, has been a longstanding issue plaguing workplaces and educational institutions across the United States. In response to this pervasive form of bias, various states have enacted the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act, aiming to prohibit race-based hair discrimination.[1] However, in […]

Ghost of Criminal Procedure Past: Examining State v. Malecha and the Potential Decline of the Exclusionary Rule at the State Level

By: Jacob Bruner A commonly misunderstood aspect of criminal law is ensuring Constitutional protections remain intact for all citizens, with heightened focus importance on those concerning police conduct and law enforcement investigations. This is especially true with regards to the Fourth Amendment and the protections that it provides citizens and inhabitants from unreasonable searches and […]

Confusion Surrounding The Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act And Its Potential Effect On Investors

By: Krystell Fienco In 2021 congress enacted the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“the Act”).[1] The Act included an addition to the definition of “broker” in 26 U.S.C.S. § 6045(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.[2] Title 26 of the U.S. Code, otherwise known as the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”), codifies all federal tax […]