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Combatting Unsolicited Text Messages: When Will Courts Draw a Line?

LAUREN THRONSON—Almost everyone understands the headache of spam callers dialing your cellphone, as well as the similar annoyance of receiving an unsolicited advertisement through a text message.  While Congress has tried to curb unsolicited calls to your home phone through the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the TCPA seems wildly underprepared for the modern era: […]

Fee Splitting: The Ethical Implications of Non-Lawyer Involvement

EVAN ROBINSON—Fee-splitting is a common phenomenon in the legal profession. Typically, fee-splitting occurs between law firms in two ways. The first occurs when two or more law firms work together on a case and split the hourly fees which they have billed the client. The second way occurs, most commonly among plaintiff’s law firms, when […]

Misunderstanding by Delay

GIDEON LEVY—In an atmosphere of growing bar passage rates, law student enrollment, and demand for law professors, law school exams are sure to (continue to) remain a hot button issue for years to come. Students and professors alike know the practice of exam taking and making as a “necessary evil.” But in the right hands, the final exam […]

Partisan Purging?

ANNA ELISABETH DELLAPA—Courts around the country, including those in Georgia, Wisconsin, and Indiana, are struggling with the question of whether or not to allow each state’s Election Commission to purge hundreds of thousands of names from their voter registration rolls. The upcoming 2020 Presidential Election has amped up voter suppression efforts, sounding the alarm of […]

The Move to Remove the Electoral College

MACKENZIE GARRITY—Hillary Clinton won the national popular vote in 2016, yet Donald Trump was elected President. In fact, Clinton received approximately 3 million more votes than Trump. And so we ask: what swings the vote? The Electoral College. In fact, there are five Presidential elections wherein the popular vote winner was defeated by the Electoral […]