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Mirena: Turning a Blind Eye

by Christina Feller | May 31st, 2016

What is Mirena®? Mirena® is an intrauterine system manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals which releases the hormone levonorgestrel directly into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. Although the manufacturer of Mirena has admitted it is unsure exactly how the product works, they believe it may thin the uterine lining and thicken cervical mucus, reducing sperm survival and

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Ban Forced Arbitration

by John Kirtley, III | April 26th, 2016

Forced arbitration clauses buried in the fine print of financial contracts deny all of us our day in court and deprive us of the right to hold corporations accountable for breaking the law. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 authorizes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to study the use

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Apple vs. U.S. Government

by John Kirtley, III | April 21st, 2016

The fight continues between Apple and the F.B.I. regarding access to an iPhone utilized by one of the shooters in the recent San Bernardino terrorist attack that killed 14 Americans. In typical fashion, media reporting and social network commentary resembles more hysteria than facts. Many people quickly formed opinions based upon ideological or political affiliation,

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U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Process Must Move Forward

by John Kirtley, III | April 14th, 2016

To fill the vacancy left by the death of Antonin Scalia, as required by the U.S. Constitution, President Obama has nominated Merrick Garland, a judicial moderate, who currently serves as chief judge of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, to the United States Supreme Court. There is no question he is qualified to serve on

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