Hall of Justice

Andrew C. Hall fights for the rights of victims of state-sponsored terrorism. By Ian Fisher In 1992, Andrew C. Hall (JD 68) heard a horrific story about a stranger, also named Hall, who endured the unthinkable. Chad Hall, an American working

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Anatomy of a Gerrymander

To many Floridians, tasking elected representatives to draw nonpartisan voting districts seems a lot like tasking the fox to guard the henhouse … every 10 years feathers fly. “Reapportionment, or how we divide our districts for the Legislature and Congress,

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Counting The Vote

The lasting legacy of Florida’s 2000 presidential election. By Lindy McCollum-Brounley Bitter words from Al Gore, a man who  should know. Gore, who won the majority of the nation’s popular vote in the 2000 presidential election, ultimately conceded Florida’s 25

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Weathering the Storm

by Scott Emerson Follow your feet on any sidewalk in any great American city and you will eventually stumble into urban decay — blighted cityscapes of littered streets lined with neglected and boarded-up homes in neighborhoods surrounded by closed businesses.

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He did Good

By Katy Fleming On that particular Sunday afternoon, Chesterfield Smith (JD 48) sat in the windy stands of Soldier Field, watching the Chicago Bears take on the Boston Patriots. But his mind was 700 miles away, deep inside the Oval Office. What could President Richard Nixon

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