STEM Teachers are Inadequate, and Students are the Ones Getting Hurt

Margaret Schmidt looks at the current deficiency of good STEM education teachers and its impact on the future of our nation’s youth.

A Chance to be FREED from Eating Disorders

Lyndsey Marcelino explores the FREED Act and discusses how such legislation could affect the eating disorder community.

Eyewitness Testimony Part II: Reducing the Rate of Wrongful Convictions

In Part II of a series of related posts, Greg Renick analyzes empirical research that supports a reform of the Biggers five-factor approach to weighing the credibility of eyewitnesses.

Perspectives on Sexual Violence from Cornell’s Recent Gender & Justice Conference

JLPP’s Rashell Khan shares enlightening perspectives on sexual violence from her interview with three Zambian participants at Cornell’s Third Annual Gender & Justice Conference.

The “America Invents Act”: Changing Pretty Much Nothing in 2013

After years of boldly being the only developed nation with a first-to-invent patent system, America is finally going first-to-file . . . and Nathan Hoeschen explains why it probably doesn’t matter.

Is The JOBS Act Good News or Bad News?

Margaret Schmidt explores the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act and its implications for economic recovery.

The Pacemaker Tax

Zach Zemlin looks at the medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act and how the new tax may affect the American medical device industry.

Eyewitness Testimony Part I: Reducing the Rate of Wrongful Convictions

In Part I of a series of related posts, Greg Renick gives his take on the problem of faulty eyewitness testimony and the rate of wrongful imprisonment in the United States.