An Uber Problem in Employment Law

By: Alexis Wood Uber is considered a safe way to get home from the bar after a night out with friends or convenient transportation to the airport. However, the popular ride-sharing company has recently become subject to class-action lawsuits arising out of one simple question: Are Uber drivers employees or independent contractors? Worker misclassification can … Continue reading An Uber Problem in Employment Law

Can the police’s actions help the disabled community?

By: Courtney McMinn In the wake of the multiple police shootings of suspected criminals, many of the individuals whose deaths have sparked the #blacklivesmatter movement including: Eric Garner, Kajieme Powell, Tanesha Anderson and Freddie Gray were all disabled, although their race and not their disability was the focus of news reports in each case. [1] … Continue reading Can the police’s actions help the disabled community?

Emancipatory Education

Emancipatory Education by Rashaad Thomas - Arizona State University   Amendment XIII Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. During Arizona State University’s (“ASU”) Fall Semester 2014, I … Continue reading Emancipatory Education

Gun Control and Prevention of Violence in Schools

Carolyn Camplain - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University Even though violence in primary and secondary schools (kindergarten to twelfth grade) is extremely prevalent (about 1,466,00[1]), every year only about two percent of youth homicides occur at school.[2] About 11% of schools experience at least one threat of a physical attack with … Continue reading Gun Control and Prevention of Violence in Schools

Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate Partner Violence Erin Iungerich With the recent review by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights review of Castle Rock v. Gonzales, and public debate regarding intimate partner violence (IPV) as it relates to the National Football League (not to mention review of disciplinary procedures), the issue of IPV has been particularly salient as of … Continue reading Intimate Partner Violence