Female Soldiers’ Health at Risk Under Current Military Practices

By: Halley Taylor Though women have served in the United States military in various capacities for more than a century[1], military officials and military doctors have failed in large part to adapt their practices and attitudes, causing women to suffer serious health problems with effects impacting both their military and civilian lives for years.[2] Women Read more about Female Soldiers’ Health at Risk Under Current Military Practices[…]

Reparations Emerging as a Viable Option in Fighting the Racial Wealth Gap

By: Aishaah R. Reed With the 2020 presidential election looming a little more than a year away, many candidates are focusing on the economy. For Democratic candidates, there is a conscious effort to level the economic scales to ensure economic security for all Americans.[1] This has been witnessed in a number of areas including calls Read more about Reparations Emerging as a Viable Option in Fighting the Racial Wealth Gap[…]

Appoint Public Defenders to Federal and State Courts

By: Pete Johnson Every public defender—whether  young or seasoned—knows the story of Clarence Earl Gideon, an indigent Florida defendant who hand-wrote a note to America’s highest court declaring that he had a right to an attorney.[1] Gideon’s inspirational story led to the landmark Supreme Court decision of Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the Court ruled Read more about Appoint Public Defenders to Federal and State Courts[…]

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