The Truth of the Trade War

By James Dail (CMC ’20) One of President Trump’s main campaign promise was to revive the depleted US manufacturing sector and bring back lost jobs by implementing tariffs. Even today, this is one of the President’s main talking points whenever he goes to a campaign rally in an area that used to have strong employment…

Is the Effort to Split California Into 3 States Futile?

By Daisy Ni (PO ’21) The past year saw the rise and fall of California Proposition 3 (Cal 3), an initiative proposing to split California into three states. Sponsored by venture capitalist Tim Draper, it aimed to divide California into three: Northern California, Southern California, and California. Although Cal 3 gained enough voter signatures to…

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,…