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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The Impact of Technology on the Law

Kendall Coffey: Technology and the Legal Profession

Later this month, the Florida Bar will hold its Annual Convention in Boca Raton, in what will be a fantastic opportunity to gauge the pulse of the legal industry. This year’s Convention promises to place an emphasis on legal technology and innovation, which speak to the 2015 theme: “Charting a Course for the Future.” Legal …

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Georgetown Invites Law Students to Participate in Crisis Simulation

This March, the Georgetown University Law Center hosted the National Security Crisis Law Invitational, an annual event that invites law students to sit in the hot seat as a way to prepare them for a career in national security law. The Invitational is a crisis simulation program developed by Laura Donohue, the director of Georgetown’s …

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