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The Adam Walsh Act as Applied to Juveniles: One Size Does Not Fit All

Imagine a nine-year-old boy who is forced to watch pornography and who is subjected to uninvited touching by his relatives. For some, that is a nightmare, but for Tony Washington, that was his reality. When Tony was twelve, his father … Continue reading

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Nearly Toothless: Why the Speech Act is Mostly Bark, With a Little Bite

In 1990, after his first appearance as the title character in The Terminator, and before his stint as the thirty-eighth Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger found himself trying to squelch a public relations nightmare. Two years earlier, celebrity journalist Wendy … Continue reading

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Invested in Politics: Gun Jumping, Corporate Political Speech, and Citizens United

In June of 2011, Groupon, Inc. (“Groupon”) made the first step toward its highly anticipated initial public stock offering (“IPO”) by filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or the “Commission”). It was projected that the deal could … Continue reading

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