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?

The Changing Picture of the Freedom to Choose

Wayne Freeland, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Edited by Nicole Fries The Changing Picture of the Freedom to Choose Earlier this year, the Senate of Indiana passed a bill with the intent of banning abortions when there is a reasonable belief that the mother is aborting the child for one of three reasons; gender, … Continue reading The Changing Picture of the Freedom to Choose

No Gaiety Here: The Plight of Undocumented LGBT Youth in America

No Gaiety Here: The Plight of Undocumented LGBT Youth in America Eviana Englert Vermont Law School, J.D. Candidate 2015 E-mail: evianaenglert@vermontlaw.edu At least 267,000 undocumented Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) adults currently live in the United States.[1] This figure does not include those undocumented LGBT immigrants under the age of eighteen.[2] Placing these youth … Continue reading No Gaiety Here: The Plight of Undocumented LGBT Youth in America

Home for a Victim

Home for a Victim Andrew Orozco, Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Sex trafficking. Few crimes match its level of depravity and violation of human dignity. So many people fall victim to it. Women, children, and even men are all potential targets. Young people from troubled backgrounds in particular, are vulnerable[1]. … Continue reading Home for a Victim