For the Sake of Normalcy, Waive the Vaccine Patent Rights!

By Bushra Haque The patent law world has recently been challenged with whether patent rights should be waived for the COVID-19 vaccines. It has been almost two years since the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, and it often feels like life will never be normal again. At the end of last week, the world Read more about For the Sake of Normalcy, Waive the Vaccine Patent Rights![…]

Racial Profiling and Illegal Searches: How the Fourth Amendment Disproportionately Harms People of Color

The Fourth Amendment guarantees the people a right “to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.[1] For the most part, this appears to be a straightforward principle. But why is it also often the most controversial? As the American Civil Liberties Union notes, “this is one of our Read more about Racial Profiling and Illegal Searches: How the Fourth Amendment Disproportionately Harms People of Color[…]

Virginia’s Own Tiger King: How the Netflix Documentary Impacted Roadside Zoos

By Jessica Rooke Hey all you cool cats and kittens, remember Tiger King? This sensational Netflix documentary premiered in the height of the 2020 pandemic displaying Joseph Maldonado-Passage, the star known better as “Joe Exotic” and his concerning roadside zoo in Oklahoma. [1]    This documentary did not only just provide entertainment for us stuck at Read more about Virginia’s Own Tiger King: How the Netflix Documentary Impacted Roadside Zoos[…]

Raising Awareness for Virginia’s COVID Rent Relief Program

By Caleb Thompson Virginia’s Rent Relief Program (“RRP”) is a program administered via Virginia’s Department of Housing and Community Development, and it exists to help “support and ensure housing stability across the commonwealth during the coronavirus pandemic”.[1]The assistance the program provides comes primarily in the form of financial assistance for rent payments, with an opportunity Read more about Raising Awareness for Virginia’s COVID Rent Relief Program[…]

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