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Fake News: Alternatives to Alternative Facts
February 21, 2017

By: Jacob Longman

There are very few things as American as the Bill of Rights. The first of its kind, it has been quintessentially American. Encapsulated in the Bill is everything that made—and continues to make—this country the greatest nation on the planet. Notable, then, is the fact that the first of these Amendments deals explicitly with freedom of speech. (more…)

Constitutional Conflict: Trump's Battle with the Emoluments Clause
February 21, 2017

By: Kathryn Jakuback Burke

A mere three days into his presidency, Donald Trump was struck with a lawsuit that targeted his vast and complex corporate kingdom. The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics (CREW) in Washington D.C. charged in their complaint, that the intersection of President Trump’s ascent to the presidency and his preexisting business interests creates a violation of the Foreign Emoluments Clause. (more…)