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Racism is not an issue that is new to our country — this has been a very problematic issue in the United States for the entirety of the country’s 244-year existence. Even before the country was established, the slave trade … Continue reading

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We live in a world that is more connected than it has ever been. With a few taps on a smartphone, it is possible to access virtually any piece of information and to connect people from around the globe. One … Continue reading

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The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees citizens the right to be free from “unreasonable searches and seizures.” The operative word in that phrase, however, is “unreasonable.” Over the last 240 years, courts at every level have attempted … Continue reading

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In 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in Florida v. Jardines, a case that involved the presence of a drug-sniffing dog on the porch of a suspect’s home without a warrant. The dog’s behavior on the porch … Continue reading

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