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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 […]

A Change to College Admissions as We Know It

STEPHANIE SANCHEZ—Amidst a contentious term for the Supreme Court, the Court has already heard oral argument on subjects ranging from abortion to gun control and has issued numerous rulings on “shadow docket” cases ranging from gerrymandering to immigration. Based on a recent grant of certiorari, the Court is positioning itself for yet another momentous term […]

The Tension Between Free Speech and State Politics on Public University Campuses

PRISCILLA RUIZ—In 2021, the University of Florida (“UF”) caused a controversy over an issue that affects public universities nationally: Can public universities bar professors from testifying against the state that funds them, or does such an act violate the First Amendment and principles of academic freedom? UF entered the new year continuing to make headlines […]