M.C.

OCTOBER

2021

Christian Matos | October 2021

To further protect this right from government overreach, a constitutional amendment should be considered, making explicit the promise of privacy from specific forms of government surveillance. Currently, the right to privacy exists in the ether as vague, awkwardly formulated Supreme Court precedent, as seen in the supposed “penumbras” evident in the Constitution and the due process claims asserted in Roe...

Brian Carpenter|October 2021

Despite the storms causing damage of a similar magnitude, due to differences in infrastructure quality the lives of those in Louisiana were at much higher risk and thus an evacuation was more necessary. This evacuation, while life-saving, led to long-term ills in southern Louisiana, as many residents never returned home...

Emily Johnson|October 2021

By September 21, human remains found in the forest were confirmed to be of Petito. This case generated an unprecedented level of national attention, despite the National Missing and Unidentified Person System’s estimate that 600,000 people go missing (with around 3,500 of those occurring in national parks) in the United States each year. Perhaps such attention is garnered because Petito disappeared while on vacation...