Tag Archives: public health

COVID-19: Uncertainty Surrounding Coronavirus Impacts on the United States’ Prison System

MACY NIX—With the rapid increase of confirmed cases of COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) and the uncertainty surrounding its containment, measures suggested to combat Coronavirus have had a rippling effect on both everyday life and the United States’ legal system. On Tuesday, March 17th, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady set forth an administrative order, ordering the […]

The Unspoken Others: Reframing the Gun Violence Debate in Terms of Public Health

JEAN PHILLIP SHAMI—Framing is critical. In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Americans across the country of differing views expressed their thoughts, prayers, and opinions concerning the shooting. Millions across the country joined together to march for more gun control in the United States.And with the emotions and advocacy came […]