Justices Mull the Constitutionality of “Refusal” Statutes

Several states have statutes that make it a crime to refuse to take a breathalyzer if suspected of driving under the influence. Some states, like New Jersey, make refusal a civil offense. The High Court is reviewing statutes in North Dakota and Minnesota that make it a crime for people suspected of drunken driving to refuse to take […]

Presidential Pardon – Article II

The district court judge dismissed the guilty verdict against Sheriff Joe Arpaio citing President Trump’s plenary power to pardon under Article II of the United States Constitution. “Prosecutor John Keller said it was appropriate to dismiss the case against Arpaio.”

Judge Blocks U.S. From Ending Protections for Some Immigrants

Posted by Brittany Howanice. In the latest case with President Trump’s immigration policies the judges have used Trump’s comments to go against him. With the new immigration policy, Trump wants to end protections that allowed immigrants from countries to live and work legally in the United States. He also wants to separate families, and even […]

The Age of Majority Differs from State to State

Posted by Mihran Naltchayan. Watching the news earlier, I heard a report that the juvenile ages among the states in the United States are all different. I always thought that any person eighteen or younger is considered a juvenile. That is a false assumption on my part. In New York, Connecticut, and North Carolina, a juvenile […]

Uber Technologies Inc Archives – Blog Business Law – a resource for business law students

Posted by Hongkun Ma. On Nov. 22nd, the ride-hailing app company Uber Technologies Inc. paid hackers $100,000 to conceal an incident that Uber revealed 57 million users’ personal information like names, phone numbers and addresses around the world. 600,000 Uber drivers’ license numbers also were released. Whether the incident violated state law is being investigated […]

Judge Blocks U.S. From Ending Protections for Some Immigrants

Posted by Brittany Howanice. In the latest case with President Trump’s immigration policies the judges have used Trump’s comments to go against him. With the new immigration policy, Trump wants to end protections that allowed immigrants from countries to live and work legally in the United States. He also wants to separate families, and even […]

Second Circuit Upholds Brady Suspension

The Second Circuit upheld Tom Brady’s suspension for the first four games of the new season and overturned the district court’s ruling.  The court ruled the arbitrator’s award was valid and should not be disturbed. Judge Parker, writing for the majority, stated, “Our role is not to determine for ourselves whether Brady participated in a […]

United States Constitution Archives – Blog Business Law – a resource for business law students

The district court judge dismissed the guilty verdict against Sheriff Joe Arpaio citing President Trump’s plenary power to pardon under Article II of the United States Constitution. “Prosecutor John Keller said it was appropriate to dismiss the case against Arpaio.” The Supremacy Clause of Article VI of the United States Constitution states: This Constitution, and […]

Administrative Rule May Not Be Protecting Farmers

Posted by Mike Elwell. A recent article written by David Pitt discusses a law regarding the protection of animal farmers, was recently withdrawn by the US agency after being delayed six months by President Trump. The reason for this rule being instated was so that farmers would have an easier time suing companies that were […]

Fighting a Parking Ticket

Posted by Azhanae Evely. I am going to tell you about my first encounter with being inside of a court room.  I was given a ticket for “No parking in a handicap zone.”  Through this experience, I learned a lot about how to prepare for a court hearing and what it is like being in court. […]