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Colin Kaepernick and the Nike Ad Campaign

Colin Kaepernick and the Nike Ad Campaign Thomas Luu In 2016, then San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick controversially knelt during the national anthem before the start of an NFL game. In the wake of escalating civil rights activism that t… Continue reading

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Xenophobia Escalates in Myanmar

          Myanmar, a small independent country found in South East Asia, has been experiencing one of… Continue reading

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5k Run/Walk to Build Shelter for Sex Trafficking Survivors

          Picture this. It’s a nice Saturday morning and you are at a park, Rose Tree… Continue reading

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Iranian Baby Undergoes Heart Surgery after Trump’s Immigration Ban: Hope

          This week my heart broke as I read the headline: Iranian baby caught in travel… Continue reading

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A Letter from Texas Death-Row Inmate Ray Jasper

In 1998, three men were convicted of the November 29 robbery and murder of recording studio owner, David Alejandro (33)…. Continue reading

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President Obama Makes SCOTUS Nomination: “Today I Nominate Merrick Garland to Supreme Court”

By: Kaitlyn Brown “I said I would take this process seriously and I did. I chose a serious man and… Continue reading

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Arlen Specter Center Host a Lecture on Brain Injuries and the Ethics of Being a Sports Fan

    “There’s death in that sport.” That is what New York Time’s best-selling author Steve Almond quoted at the… Continue reading

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Roxboro House Roundtables Have a New Home on the Arlen Specter Center Website

The Roundtables   now have a new spiffy home on the Arlen Specter Center for  Public  Service  website.  Click  here to check it out as well as other exciting Specter Center activities Continue reading

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Law and Society Graduate Discusses First Amendment Rights at Sports Stadiums: ESPN Twin Cities

Law and Society alumnus John Sczepanski ’14 was interviewed about sports fans’ first amendment rights in stadiums built in part with… Continue reading

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L & S Moot Competition 2015

In a very close contest Laura Morson edged our Graham Fox to win the 2015 PhilaU Moot Competition. Addressing a [...] Continue reading

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