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Unaccompanied Alien Children and the Lack of Legal Representation

The problem of unaccompanied alien children coming to the U.S. is a massive, complex, and urgent one. In 2014, roughly 60,000 to 90,000 unaccompanied children crossed the southern border of the United States.  That number is up from approximately 21,000 in 2013… Continue Reading →

Rethinking the right to bear arms as L.A. City Council supports new gun policy

By Matthew Harang The Los Angeles City Council voted on Friday, in a unanimous decision to support new legislation regarding the purchasing records of shotguns, rifles and other “long” weaponry. Former L.A. City Councilman and current California state assemblyman, Mike… Continue Reading →

Licensing laws questioned after drunk driver with 16 recent tickets kills cyclist

By Matthew Harang A 22-year-old woman with a long history of traffic violations was arrested after allegedly killing a bicyclist at about 6pm Monday evening. Danae Marie Miller, who was traveling east on San Joaquin Hills Road, near the intersection… Continue Reading →

Genderless Marriage Policy

This study is primarily a literature review of one of the most heated debates in American social and legal spheres. Individuals are often very passionate about weather same-sex couples should be allowed the right wed. This report analyzes writings and… Continue Reading →

Ethics in the Courtroom: A Time to Kill

The issue of ethics is always an important one in the public sector, especially in the field of criminal justice. As public servants it is important to make ethical decisions in the workplace. Although this study follows the actions of… Continue Reading →

Teenage Auto Accident Rates

By Matthew Harang The study takes an in-depth look at teenage car accident rates, considering the elevated levels when compared to adults. The report analyzes what actions could and should be taken from a public policy standpoint. (Photo credit:Lew Holzman/Flickr)

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