Tag Archives: law review

Why a Terminal Illness Should Open the Door to Dying with Dignity

*Natalie Del Cueto Florida has the highest percentage in the entire nation of people over the age of 65.[1]   According to the 2010 census, the 65 and up age group composed 17.3% of the State’s total population.[2] Further, since 2011, cancer has become the number one cause of death in the state of Florida.[3]  In […]

Refuge For Sexual Orientation Under Title VII

*Erica Hausdorff This October, the Supreme Court will decide a historic circuit split regarding sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII.[1] At the heart of the federal circuit split, courts are divided amongst a question of statutory interpretation. The First and Eleventh Circuit abide by a textualism approach to interpreting Title VII. The Second and Seventh […]

A Vicious Cycle: Giving Victims of Sex Trafficking a Real Second Chance

*Nina N. Batista Sex trafficking is a horrific epidemic that leaves scars on its victims that, without legislative reform, will never entirely heal. Until recently, the issue has been seemingly drowned out by every other news story on the front page of the paper. However, with the advent of women’s movements against sexual assault, more […]

The Uncertain Fate of Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status

George Zeckler* On January 12, 2010, Haiti experienced an earthquake that measured 7.0 on the earthquake Richter scale, occurring approximately twenty-five kilometers from Haiti’s capital city Port-au-Prince.[1]  The earthquakes affected over three million people, with death toll estimates ranging from 100,000 to 160,0000.[2]  On January 21, 2010, in response to the devastation in Haiti in […]