The filming of police officers by citizens has played an important role in the movement for police reform and accountability. In this article, Sarah Jana explains the different ways that circuit courts across the country have addressed that right under the doctrine of qualified immunity and argues that the Supreme Court should declare that it is clearly established.
The Alphabet Mafia, Social Media Companies, and Public Accommodations Laws
In this article, Tori DeLaney discusses the state of content moderation as it relates to LGBTQ+ content creators and how public accommodation laws and principles might be used to expand the liability of social media companies who engage in discriminatory content moderation practices.
The Speak Out Act: How the #MeToo Movement is Driving Change Five Years Later
Associate Member Haley Dominique explores the Speak Out Act and how the #MeToo movement continues to drive change for survivors of sexual misconduct in the workplace.
The Circuit Split on What Constitutes New Evidence in Habeas Corpus Proceedings
Associate Member Stephen Fox explains the circuit split on what constitutes new evidence when claiming actual innocence in a petition for writ of habeas corpus.
The Ohio Fairness Act: Why Ohio Needs to Ensure LGBTQ Residents Can “Find It Here”
In his first article for the Blog, Associate Member Chris Colloton advocates for the passage of the Ohio Fairness Act to extend the state’s current anti-discrimination statute to its LGBTQ citizens and suggests that the Ohio puts itself at a significant disadvantage by not doing so.