In this article, Thomas Kemmet analyzes the current standing doctrine in the United States and its impact on the environment and compares how other nations grant personhood to natural entities for environmental protection.
Associate Member Chris Colloton examines the recent decision from a federal court in Texas in Braidwood Management, Inc. v. Becerra. Chris argues that the judge not only misapplied the law, but moreover worked to elevate religious freedom to an untenable level at the expense of the health of millions of Americans.
In this article, Alexander Goldstein explores how differing definitions of scientific validity impact forensic evidence in criminal trials, creating due process concerns for criminal defendants.
Associate Member Hailey Martin explores the issue of standing to sue as it relates to student loan forgiveness actions suggesting that although difficult to find anyone with standing as required by Article III, political and public pressure may create a riff for the court to accept standing and jurisdiction to hear a suit.
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.
This excerpt introduces Paul Rando's Student Comment, which argues for an amendment to the FEMA statute to improve the U.S. disaster recovery system.
This excerpt introduces Andrew White’s Student Note, which analyzes whether the prohibition on eighteen-to-twenty-year-old's from purchasing handguns violates the Second Amendment.
Notes and Comments Editor Austin J. Wishart explains how private sector employers and collective bargaining units may work together to provide reproductive healthcare access to employees in the wake of the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision.
Notes and Comments Editor Sarah Stoner argues that states need more than simple procedural guidelines to protect against gerrymandering, and looks at the Ohio legislature's recent attempt to enact an unconstitutional district plan.