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    April 23, 2024By Elizabeth Mikowski

    As we bid farewell to the Journal of Complex Litigation, founded in 2014 with a clear mission in mind, we reflect on its impactful journey. Our mission, to publish relevant and thought-provoking scholarship, has not only been fulfilled but has also established us as a leading resource for students, academics, and legal professionals in the […]

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    Elon’s Twitter: A Cage Brimming with Legal Issues

    February 13, 2023By Mary-Lou Bretthauer

    Musk’s bizarre acquisition of Twitter has resulted in a series of eclectic lawsuits and investigations. Sounding the alarms–Dark money and Cybersecurity In his testimony before Congress on September 13, 2022, Peiter Zatco said, “Twitter’s security failures threaten national security, compromise the privacy and security of users, and … the Company.” Zatco, a data security expert, […]

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    Are You a victim? If So Your Name Might Be Confidential

    February 9, 2023By Stephanie Mattig

    In 2020, Tony McDade, a Black transgender man, started dating Jennifer Jackson, the mother of Malik Jackson. On May 25, 2020, McDade broke into Jackson’s house and hit Jackson with a gun. On May 26, 2020, McDade allegedly returned to Jackson’s house and started using foul language. This resulted in a fight between Malik Jackson […]

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    First Responders Cannot Exclude a Burger Break under Kowalski and I.R.C. Section 119

    February 6, 2023By Daniela Curiel

    In Kowalski, the Court created ambiguity for first responders on the application of the Internal Revenue Code’s section 119 meals exclusion, partially addressed the “convenience of the employer” issue, and called on Congress to provide more guidance. This blog post highlights (1) section 119’s problematic application to first responders and (2) the circuit split focusing […]

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    How Reddit, Inc. Dodges Liability for Child Pornography Claims: Section 230 can Override the FOSTA Exemption

    February 2, 2023By Scarlet Riviere

    A cooing baby, a smiling toddler, a laughing child, a creative teenager—abusers should not be allowed to strip them of their innocence. Yet, according to the United States Sentencing Commission, there continues to be a rampant growth of child pornography reports—422% over the last fifteen years. With the rising tide of Child Sexual Abuse Material […]

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    Should Native Americans Have Adoptive Preferences for Native American Children?

    January 30, 2023By Juanfelipe Cabrera

    The United States Supreme Court justices are divided over the requirements of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (“ICWA”). The ICWA gives preference to Native Americans and members of tribes in adopting or providing foster care homes for Native American children. Furthermore, the federal law gives preference to members of a child’s extended family, […]

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