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Black History Month (12): South African Liberation Struggles

Our twelfth and next to last post in recognition, honor, and celebration of Black History month is a bibliography titled South African Liberation Struggles. In addition to the fight against apartheid, these emancipatory struggles encompass the pre- and post-apartheid periods … Continue reading

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Building my backbone: How I turned my scoliosis struggles into my strengths in law school

Navigating through 1L year is no easy feat. It is an experience unlike any other that challenges you not only mentally, but also emotionally and physically. My journey through 1L year was notably different—I was faced with the decision of … Continue reading

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9/11 Firefighter’s Recent Death Shows Struggles of PTSD and Struggles With Pension Benefits

Joe Battista was an FDNY firefighter who worked for months at Ground Zero after the September 11th attacks, and then spent time sifting through debris at the Fresh Kills landfill looking for human remains. This soul-crushing work eventually took its … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit panel struggles to figure out Tennessee law to assess Miller challenge in high-profile case

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Son struggles with a decision of honoring his father’s deathbed wish or destroying a masterpiece

The following is from David M. Smith, To burn or not to burn?, posted on the Toronto Estate Law Blog by Hull & Hull LLP on March 6, 2008: Dmitri Nabokov, the 73 yr old sole surviving heir of Vladimir… … Continue reading

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