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Ticketmaster’s Monopoly and Appropriate Consumer Protections
Ticketmaster’s Monopoly and Appropriate Consumer Protections

"While it will be interesting to see what the Justice Department’s investigation into Ticketmaster’s monopoly reveals in the future, consumers need protections now."

Abortion May Not be So Divisive After All
Abortion May Not be So Divisive After All

"All five states that had abortion on the midterm ballot this year – Kentucky, Vermont, Michigan, Montana, and California – voted to support it."

The New Frontier of Cold Case Investigation: Forensic Genealogy . . . But What About Privacy?
The New Frontier of Cold Case Investigation: Forensic Genealogy . . . But What About Privacy?

"The Iowa Supreme Court's decision will be significant in determining how much privacy protection DNA needs."

The Story of Pieper Lewis: Punishing a Victim for Fighting Back
The Story of Pieper Lewis: Punishing a Victim for Fighting Back

"For Pieper Lewis, that simple decision to fight back cost her two years in a juvenile detention center, five years of GPS tracking, and $150,000."

Summary Judgment Resurfaces University of Iowa Football Former Player Discrimination Suit: Present Issues for Minority Student-Athletes and Opportunities for Growth.
Summary Judgment Resurfaces University of Iowa Football Former Player Discrimination Suit: Present Issues for Minority Student-Athletes and Opportunities for Growth.

"The present climate has given the University of Iowa Athletic Department an opportunity to improve its inclusivity."

The False Dichotomy: The Historical and Contemporary Role of the Clergy in Reproductive Justice
The False Dichotomy: The Historical and Contemporary Role of the Clergy in Reproductive Justice

"There are quieter voices among the faithful in America who have banded together in support of reproductive freedom."

What About Iowa Women?
What About Iowa Women?

"A splintered Iowa Supreme Court overruled Planned Parenthood of the Heartland v. Reynolds (2018), Iowa’s equivalent of Roe and Casey. Over the dissent of two justices, the court in Planned Parenthood of the Heartland v. Reynolds (2022) found that, as of June 17, 2022, no Iowa state constitutional protection of abortion rights exists either."

Double Confirmation: What Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings Confirmed About the Careful Way Black Women Must Present Themselves in the Workplace.
Double Confirmation: What Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings Confirmed About the Careful Way Black Women Must Present Themselves in the Workplace.

"This is nothing new to Black women, but last week’s hearings reminded all of us and confirmed that, over the historical moment, Black women walk a careful path when it comes to how they express themselves in public, especially in the workplace or else they risk coming off angry and unprofessional."

Ukraine Crisis: International Response to Russia’s Attack Against Ukraine
Ukraine Crisis: International Response to Russia’s Attack Against Ukraine

"Now is the time to stand united in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. As the crisis in Ukraine continues, Ukraine needs international solidarity, demanding that Russia immediately cease the hostilities in Ukraine."

African and Middle Eastern Facing Discrimination at the Ukrainian and Polish Border: Double Standards for Refugees Fleeing Ukraine
African and Middle Eastern Facing Discrimination at the Ukrainian and Polish Border: Double Standards for Refugees Fleeing Ukraine

"While the international community has been focusing on the dangers faced by Ukrainians in this grave humanitarian crisis produced by the Russian government, we must also speak up for these African and South Asian students facing the same dangers and who must be treated with dignity."