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ISSUE 1                                                     Fall 2022

ISSUE 2                                               Winter 2023

ISSUE 3                                                Spring 2023

Volume 28 Number 3
Spring 2022


Taylor Tesher

The college admissions scandal captivated the nation when it broke. More than forty wealthy parents were charged in the operation, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. The allegations were almost unbelievable: in an FBI investigation dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues,” streams of wealthy parents were alleged, and indeed, many subsequently pled guilty to, bribing and cheating their kids’ way into elite colleges and universities, including Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, the University of California Los Angeles, the University of Southern California and the University of Texas. The investigation uncovered that the children sometimes faked learning disabilities so that they would be able to take the tests at facilities where staff had been paid off: parents paid between $15,000 and $75,000 a test to participate in this cheating scheme . . .

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Landlord Duties to Combat Tenant-on-Tenant Discrimination under the Fair Housing Act

Nicholas Cinquina

Congress passed the Fair Housing Act (FHA) during the Civil Rights movement, seeking to dispel discriminatory practices in the United States housing market . . .

The USCIS Policy Manual: Exercising Questionable Authority through Obscure Language

Marcy Pineda

In 2022, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began creating a centralized online repository for USCIS's immigration policies called the USCIS Policy Manual ("the Manual"), a tool to assist and further consistency in the decisions rendered by immigration officers. . .

The Monkeypox Problem

Sean Dalton

In the spring and summer of 2022, monkeypox spread throughout the world, and had a prominent impact on the United States . . .

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