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Photo credit: iStock.com/designer491 A statute of limitations is a law that requires a plaintiff to bring a lawsuit within a statutory time frame after an event. A court cannot hear the claim if a [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/RobHainer Hazing—any activity expected of someone joining or participating in a group that humiliates, degrades, abuses, or endangers them, regardless of a person’s willingness to participate—continues to feature in the American Greek life [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Tinnakorn Jorruang In 1989, Congress declared October National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In the time since, nearly 10 million U.S. residents experience physical abuse at the hands of an intimate partner each year. [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/tapui Several state legislatures continue to consider inmate education programs, which offer people experiencing incarceration opportunities to get degrees while serving their prison sentences. Although these education programs are not available in every [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Professor25 Human trafficking is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Traffickers use violence, manipulation, and fear as force to procure the victims [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/ktsimage 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and LivingDNA are just a few genetic or ancestry testing options on the consumer market. It has become big business too and is projected to generate a $4.2 billion market [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/zimmytws In early May, the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization showed that the conservative majority of the Supreme Court intended to invalidate the holding [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Pete Linforth from Pixabay In this year’s state legislative sessions, no fewer than four states have considered proposals to ban ransomware payoffs. In a ransomware attack, hackers access sensitive [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay After the 2020 murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the subsequent mass unrest that followed, many states brought forth legislation that would [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay In September 2020, Portland, Oregon, approved ordinances banning the use of face recognition technologies by the city’s bureaus and private entities in public spaces. Since [...]
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