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COMMENT Few But Not Forgotten: Asian Americans Reentering Society After Being Wrongfully Convicted

Comment By Brittany Chiang Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Asian American exonerees, like the formerly incarcerated, often lack resources, receiving little assistance from the government to facilitate reentry.  In the case of Asian Americans, this is partially due to their classification as … Continue reading

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Future of Undocumented Immigrants Still Uncertain Even After Obama’s Immigration Policy Deal

By Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Obama announced his plan to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows and be protected from deportation temporarily. Obama plans on using an executive … Continue reading

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Attorneys for Native Americans Ask Federal Judge to Dismiss Washington R*dskins’ Lawsuit

By Whitney Robinson, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On Friday, October 31, lawyers for the five Native American tribes fighting the Washington R*dskins over the team’s name and trademark protections asked a federal judge in Alexandria, VA to dismiss the team’s … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Allows Strict Texas Voter ID Law

By: Lauren Tortorella, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On October 18, the Supreme Court issued an order allowing Texas to use its strict voter ID law for the November election. The 2011 law requires voters to present a photo ID before … Continue reading

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Jon Burge, Torturer of Over 100 Black Men, is Out of Prison After Less Than Four Years

By: Andrew Goddeeris, Online Production Editor Vol. 20 Yesterday, Jon Burge, who in 2010 was convicted of lying about the tortures of more than 100 black men during a reign of terror on the Chicago police force from 1972-1991, was … Continue reading

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