Law Archive

Jeff Sovern, St. John’s University – Consumer Confusion

Do you always understand exactly what you’re signing? Jeff Sovern, professor of law at St. John’s

Barry Lam, Vassar College – The Wishes of the Dead

Is death always final? Barry Lam, associate professor of philosophy at Vassar College, explores this question.

Aaron Kivisto, University of Indianapolis – States and Gun Laws

Do strong gun laws lead to lower gun violence? Aaron Kivisto, assistant professor in the college

Stephen Cheskiewicz, Mount Saint Mary College – Social Network Policing

  Should Facebook and Twitter do more to police their networks? Stephen Cheskiewicz, assistant professor of

Thaddeus Hoffmeister, University of Dayton – Social Media and the Courtroom

Social media has infiltrated the courtroom. Thaddeus Hoffmeister, professor of law at the University of Dayton,

Cassandra Burke Robertson, Case Western Reserve University – Government Information Leaks

There might be a better way to combat government leakers before the information is spread. Cassandra

Billie Murray, Villanova University – Hate Speech

Should the U.S. reconsider its stance on hate speech? Billie Murray, associate professor in the department

Mark Bartholomew, University at Buffalo – Free Speech and Advertising

Advertisements are more pervasive than ever. Mark Bartholomew, professor of law at the University at Buffalo

Christina Frohock, University of Miami School of Law – American Legitimacy in Guantanamo

The U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay remains controversial. Christina Frohock, professor of legal writing at the

Clay Calvert, University of Florida – Filming Police

The filming of police has dominated the news recently. Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication