Environmental Federalism and the Art of Looking Inward:

How State Constitutions Can Enforce Conservation Protections By: Natalie Kilker               Divides in the U.S. have scarcely been more apparent than now, especially in conflicting governmental priorities in natural resource conservation. The conflict is apparent in the creation, and subsequent, revocation of the designation of 1.35 million acres in Southeastern Utah as Bears Ears National... Continue Reading →

Wrongfully Convicting Victims of Human Trafficking

By: Lexi Tartaglio             When many people think of the term “trafficking,” they often think about drugs, weapons, and people being smuggled internationally into America.[1]  But, the legal definition of human trafficking includes not only cases that take place internationally, or even nationally, but also cases in which the victim remains in their state of... Continue Reading →

Navajo Nation Voters Are Really “Something Else”

By: Aspen Miller The dangers, risks, and barriers to voting has far more impacted Indigenous voters. Although this article highlights the Navajo Nation tribal voters, Indigenous suffrage continues across the nation and must be acknowledged and recognized. Indigenous voters actively take their voices to the polls to be heard. Many of the challenges highlighted in... Continue Reading →

The True Crime Obsession: How Documentaries and Podcasts are Shedding Light on

Wrongful Convictions By: Cecilia Nieto Imagine police have named you a suspect in a murder investigation. You know that you absolutely did not commit this crime. There is no doubt in your mind. It may seem inconceivable that an innocent person would confess to a crime, let alone such a horrendous crime, that they did... Continue Reading →

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