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Somewhere Over the Rainbow of Credit: Potential Impacts of CFPB’s Interpretive Rule on ECOA and Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity Discrimination

By: Cyrus Mostaghim DISCLAIMER: While the author is an employee of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”),…

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Whatever.com: The Implications of the Supreme Court Overruling the USPTO’s Per Se Generic.com Rule

By: Demitri Dawson In the world of trademark protection, one rule has remained a constant—generic terms do…

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Court Packing? How About FEC Packing?

By: Kolton Whitmire The Biden administration has recently been under pressure to pack the Federal Election Commission…

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COVID-19’s Silver Lining: A New and Improved Health Care Distribution Method

By: Allison Bock Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic stimulated a significant increase in telehealth services,…

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Pandemic Relief for Small Businesses: The Impact of Government Loans and the Barstool Fund

By: Zhuo Zhao After hitting the one-year mark on the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are still struggling economically…

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Idaho’s Transgender Athlete Ban: Unintended Consequences

By: Declan Andersen In March 2020, the Governor of Idaho signed into law a bill (“HB 500”) that acts…

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Do the Banks Know? Banks’ Competing Interests Between Cannabis Risk Aversion & Consumers’ Desire to Buy Online

By: Lola Abdulai  In an ongoing case against a consultant, Hamid Akhavan, the United States District Court…

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The Failure of the Civil Rights Act in Media and Entertainment

By: Adaoma Okafor In the wake of racial and political injustice, Black people are pushing for more…

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Tripping Over TRIPS: How Adherence to IP Protections Limits Vaccine Accessibility and Hinders Economic Recovery

By: Alexandria Johnson A year ago, analysts predicted the transmission of COVID-19; now they’re predicting the dissemination…

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Towards a Framework to Measure Businesses’ Sustainability Initiatives in the United States

By: Kali Fleming American investors are increasingly interested in mandatory disclosure requirements for public companies’ environmental, social,…

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