Quite a bit happened in the world of legal news in 2018, and our Editorial Staff members on hand to keep us all updated each week. To reflect on the year that has passed and look forward to the year ahead, we are celebrating our members and their hard work by counting down our most-read articles of 2018!
This March article, written by Nicholas Constantino, explores soccer leagues in the United States and discusses the NASL’s decision to cancel its season after its request for a preliminary injunction was not granted.
8. What RBG Says (Or Doesn’t Say) Goes: Understanding the Debate Over the Ginsburg Standard’s Application in the Upcoming Confirmation Hearings of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh
7. Understanding Securities Laws: Why Elon Musk Might be in Hot Water After Tweeting About Taking Tesla Private
This January article, written by Caitlyn Buckman, discusses a New York Court of Appeals decision holding that some cross-racial identifications can force a jury instruction on the “cross-race effect.”
3. Gorsuch and Sotomayor Criticize the Court for Not Hearing a 6th Amendment Right to Confrontation Issue
This January article, written by Briannie Kraft, discusses the legality of victim impact statements at criminal sentencing hearings, using the case of former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar as a prime and relevant example.
1. The Molineux Rule: How this Exception to the Rules of Evidence Could Impact the Harvey Weinstein Trial
Our most popular article of 2018 is this June article written by Sara Lupi, which discusses how a New York exception to the rules of evidence could be used in the sexual assault trial against disgraced former film producer Harvey Weinstein.