Monthly Archives: April 2016


Let’s Force Religious Hypocrisy Out of the Closet

By Ana Choi* In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges last summer, many conservative states have begun to pass legislative measures trying to stem the progress made by the LGBTQ community. North Carolina passed a law prohibiting transgender individuals from using bathrooms that do not match the…


When Zero Means Some, Confusion Reigns

By Lisa Heinzerling* As I have argued elsewhere, the transparency achieved by federal laws relating to food is only partial, and sometimes only serves to conceal a lie. If one wanted to see this principle in operation, one might turn to a recent federal district court decision from California. In Backus v. Nestlé, the court…


Call for Submissions

Calling all progressive thinkers, practitioners, academics, and authors! Harvard Law & Policy Review (HLPR), the official journal of ACS, is accepting 10,000-15,000 word submissions for publication as part of our symposiums on the following topics: Beyond the War on Drugs: Privacy, Prescription, and Punishment America in Debt: Borrowers, Creditors, and Forgiveness in the Age of Austerity Every issue…


Keep Calm & Campus Carry On?

By Tommy Tobin* Starting this August, Texas law will mandate that the state’s public colleges and universities allow the carrying of concealed weapons onto campus. Next academic year, many individuals with concealed weapons will be able to walk onto campus, into classrooms, and around students as long as they have the requisite concealed weapon permit….

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