The Man’s Best Friend

By: John Burnett Dogs have an incredible sense of smell. In fact, a dog’s nose is so much more sensitive than a human’s that, analogized to vision, “what you and I can see at a third of a mile, a dog could see more than 3,000 miles away and still see as well”[1]. In addition … Continue reading The Man’s Best Friend

Charter Schools and the Resurgence of ‘SEPARATE BUT EQUAL’

By Michael Gorelik “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” This year marks the 63rd anniversary of the United States Supreme Court striking down the nation’s “separate but equal” doctrine in the landmark desegregation case, Brown v. Board of … Continue reading Charter Schools and the Resurgence of ‘SEPARATE BUT EQUAL’

Native American Mascot Controversy

By: Danielle Ser Native American tribal leaders, members, and their families have suffered immensely throughout history, facing forced relocation to desolate reservations, desecration of sacred sites, and a mascot controversy where names and symbols are used to offensively represent professional and non-professional sports teams.  Take for example the Washington Redskins, the Florida State Seminoles, or … Continue reading Native American Mascot Controversy

Will the Passage of Prop 206 Help Reduce Poverty in Arizona?

By: Robert Buddingh In the November 2016 general election, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206.[1] Along with mandating employers to guarantee paid sick time to their employees, this measure will annually increase the minimum wage during the start of the next four years.[2] The current minimum wage in Arizona in 2016 is $8.05 per hour and … Continue reading Will the Passage of Prop 206 Help Reduce Poverty in Arizona?

A Debtors Dilemma

By: Tiffany Setters Having successfully trekked through the long, arduous years of law school, an attorney is most likely aware of what constitutes basic debtors’ rights.  For instance, they likely know that a creditor should refrain from showing up at a debtor’s door while ostentatiously handling a baseball bat, cracking his or her knuckles, and … Continue reading A Debtors Dilemma