Key Anthony Kennedy Supreme Court Sports Law Decisions

By Cameron Miller (Stanford University ’16) Guest Contributor After over 40 years of service  on the federal judiciary – including 30 on the Supreme Court – Justice Anthony Kennedy plans to retire at the end of July 2018. During his tenure on the high court, Kennedy authored numerous influential opinions on issues including gay rights, civil rights,…

The Ethics of Youth Tackle Football Bans

By Cameron Miller (Stanford University ’16) Guest Contributor The dangers of football and other contact sports associated with head injuries are not only well known, but are starting to be addressed more directly than ever before. A wide swathe of research has documented the connection between concussions and numerous neurocognitive issues, including the early onset of dementia…

What to Learn from the United Kingdom’s Universal Healthcare System

By Clare Burgess (CMC ’20), Foreign Correspondent Spring 2018 Universal healthcare has been proposed by numerous politicians and is used by most developed countries. Universal healthcare is basic healthcare funded by government taxes to provide comprehensive medical care in order to incorporate those who could not otherwise afford private insurance. President Trump and the Republican…

Legal Implications of Self-Driving Cars

By Jessie Levin (PO ’18) As a future which includes autonomous  cars becomes a reality, the manner in which car accidents are handled will need to be reworked. On March 18th, 2018, a woman walking her bike along the the road in Tempe, Arizona was killed when she was hit by an autonomous  Uber. Despite…