Trump Prioritizing Selecting Federal Judges Who May Challenge Administrative State

White House Counsel Don McCahn recently announced that President Trump will be prioritizing selecting federal judges who have the potential to challenge the Administrative State. The growth of federal agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Trade Commission may seem unstoppable and their growing power raises significant legal questions. Many view the question …

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Kendall Coffey Attends the Premiere of the film Matilda in South Florida

On December 8th, 2017, former Federal Prosecutor of the Southern District of Florida, Kendall Coffey, along with 700 other guests attended the premiere of the movie Matilda. It was held at the Olympia Theater in South Florida. The film tells the story of the romantic relationship between the heir to the Russian throne, Nikolay Romanov, …

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Terrorism, Criminal Act, or Mental Illness: How Does the Law Decide?

Global acts of terrorism are on the rise. There have been periods of time where acts of terrorism or mass murders occur weekly. With the rise of ISIS, news agencies are very quick to label acts of violence as terrorism. For individuals acting alone, mental illness and the criminal’s mental state always come into discussion …

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Will Democratic Legislator’s Sit In Force a Vote on Gun Legislation?

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in the history of the United States, advocates of gun control and those opposed to it wondered if there would be an immediate change in gun laws. Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, proposed compromise legislation that prevented people who were on the federal no-fly list from …

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The Legality of Law Enforcement’s Use of LRAD, Sound, And Other Nonlethal Crowd Control Weapons

Given three guesses, we’re willing to wager that you wouldn’t be able to guess the hottest trend in nonlethal weapons used by law enforcement for crowd control: sound. The idea of using sound as a weapon dates all the way back to Biblical times, and it’s still in use today. In fact, just weeks ago …

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How to Negotiate Your First Legal Job

Let’s face it: salary negotiations are tough. The entire job-hunting process is incredibly lengthy and stressful, which makes the prospect of negotiating your salary before accepting a position (thereby potentially putting a solid offer in jeopardy) more than a little frightening. It isn’t any easier for law students who are trying to break into the …

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