Author Archives: Hanna Burt

One List To Rule Them All: Creating A National Unruly Passenger No-Fly List

SCOTT FRASER—Whether you read the paper, watch the nightly local news, or scour social media, chances are that you have heard, or seen footage of, an airline passenger acting in a disruptive manner, fighting other passengers, physically and sexually assaulting flight attendants, or even attacking the authorities. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, airlines began noticing […]

The Voting Rights Act and the Uncertain Future of Vote Dilution Claims

KAITLYN BUFFALOE—In early February, the Supreme Court granted Alabama’s bid to temporarily halt the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama’s ruling that required the state to redraw its new congressional map to comply with Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. The lower court found that Alabama’s congressional map diluted the power of Black […]

The Future is Uncertain for Miranda Warnings

MARY VOLLMAR—We all know the famous lines: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to have an attorney present. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you.” As quickly as these warnings […]

SEC Publishes Unprecedented Proposed Rule on Climate-Related Disclosures

ISAAC FUHRMAN BORGMAN—On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed a long-anticipated rule to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures for investors among public companies. Under the unprecedented rule, the SEC would require a registrant to disclose information about: (1) the governance of climate-related risks and relevant risk management processes; (2) the […]

Meta’s Stock Plunge Hints at a Future Data Privacy Battle in the Metaverse

ZACH GREGG—In early February, Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms, Inc. (“Meta”) suffered the worst single-day crash in stock market history. The price of the company’s shares declined twenty-six percent, wiping out an unprecedented $250 billion from the tech conglomerate’s market value. Meta’s plummet is partially attributable to its underwhelming year-end earnings report, which the company […]