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The Environment and the Economy: What’s a Healthy Balance?

By: Ana Perez-Dorrego, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

It is true that the economy is an important concern for the American public; but what about the environment? At times, it appears the economy and the environment are two weights, each at the opposite end of a scale, waiting to tip. Industries require the […]

March 30th, 2017|Blog, Governments|0 Comments

Jury’s Understanding: Why lawyers should rely on technology to present their cases

By: Kemil Saab, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Since Ancient Rome, lawyers have presented their cases in front of judges and juries to plead and advocate for their client. Nowadays, the legal profession requires lawyers to not only to know the law and its requirements, but also to know how to present […]

March 25th, 2017|Blog, General, Governments|0 Comments

The near death experience of the Office of Congressional Ethics sheds light on the dynamics between the GOP and President Trump

By: Nicole Soto, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

As a new era of politics is beginning to take form in Washington D.C., many in our society are taking their seats to watch the coming events as they unfold. Even before President-elect Donald Trump is to be inaugurated his Republican influence has already been […]

February 15th, 2017|Blog, Governments, Trending|0 Comments

Automatic Arthur Hearings as a Check on Prosecutorial Power

By: Ansell Fernandez, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Florida prosecutors have the power to bring criminal charges and offer plea bargains at or below guidelines. By having this discretion, many have suggested that in our adversarial system of justice, assistant state attorneys (ASAs) are more powerful than all parties involved, including […]

October 12th, 2016|Blog, Governments|0 Comments