Tag Archives: Supreme Court

#MeToo Human Interest Stories Miss Systemic Issues

At times, it can be difficult to tell whether the public controls the media or whether the media controls the public. On one hand, the public gives intriguing topics more traction by talking and tweeting about them so more stories about those topics are written.

What #WhyIDidntReport Does that #MeToo Couldn’t

Almost a year has gone by since #MeToo spread rapidly through social media and eventually received global attention. The campaign, which was started in 2006 but gained popularity throughout 2017 and 2018, was meant to bring attention to ongoing sexual assault and harassment that goes

#MeToo v. Kavanaugh

In the wake of bombshell sexual assault allegations, some Senators and media outlets are pushing for the confirmation to go through and for Ford to be discredited.

Why We Need Cameras in the Supreme Court

House Resolution 464, the Cameras in the Courtroom Act, is the most recent effort to bring cameras into the Supreme Court. Recently, the legislation moved to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet where it is likely to die. However, the idea of

United Government, Divided Public Opinion

Anyone who follows American current events is well aware that political parties have become stronger and increasingly more polarized in recent years. In the aftermath of one of the most controversial and unpredictable general election upsets in recent history, the Republicans now have confirmed control of