Month: March 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Vacates Transgender Rights Case

–by Joseph Railey Citations: Gloucester Cty. Sch. Bd. v. G.G., 2017 WL 855755 (U.S. 2017); Chevron USA v. Nat. Res. Def. Council, Inc., 467 U.S. 837 (1984); Auer v. Robbins, 519 U.S. 452 (1997); G.G. v. Gloucester Cty. Sch. Bd.,

Posted in Civil Rights, Legal Pulse

U.S. Supreme Court Limits Police Officer Liability

–by Kim Newton Sources: White v. Pauly, 137 S. Ct. 548 (2017); U.S. Const. amend. IV Abstract: On January 9, 2017 the Supreme Court unanimously held that an officer’s failure to shout a warning before firing a gunshot in an

Posted in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Legal Pulse

A Potential Solution to a “Claw-ful” Problem: A Bill to Prohibit Declawing

–by Grace Hwang Citations: Joel Rose, A Declaw Law? Veterinarians Divided Over N.J. Cat Claw Bill, NPR (Feb. 16, 2017, 4:31 PM), http://www.npr.org/2017/02/16/515036397/a-declaw-law-veterinarians-divided-over-n-j-cat-claw-bill. To declaw cats or not? New Jersey could be first with ban, Fox News (Feb. 9, 2017),

Posted in Animal Law, Legal Pulse