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An Overlooked Consequence of the Government Shutdown: The Expiration of the Violence Against Women Act

By Mackenzie Walz Associate Editor, Vol. 24 On December 22nd, 2018, the United States government entered a partial shutdown after Congress and the White House failed to reach an agreement over the amount of funding to appropriate for the construction … Continue reading

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Little Justice for Native American Women Victimized by Non-Native Attackers

By Ben Cornelius Associate Editor, Volume 23 In April of 2015, Edith Chavez, a Native American woman, was beaten and knocked unconscious at a North Dakota gas station by an unknown assailant.[1] She was then abducted, drugged, and driven northwest, … Continue reading

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