Is Shaving Someone’s Beard Really a Hate Crime?

JLPP’s Greg Renick looks at how the recent Amish beard trimming scandal represents a teachable moment for our understanding of federal hate-crime laws.

Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban & The Nanny State

New York City’s ban on large soda cups went into effect just two weeks ago. JLPP’s Lauren Bowman explores the controversy behind the ban and its scope.

An Apple Lawsuit a Day Keeps Infringement Away

JLPP’s Alex Poe points out the basics of Apple v. Samsung and what the case means for future product designers.