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Self-Defense: An Internationally Utilized Justification for Murder

BY KELSEY HAYDEN — The United States has become exceptionally familiar with the first and second-degree murder shield of self-defense. The heavily broadcasted case of George Zimmerman made headlines nationwide in 2013, as the neighborhood watch volunteer escaped second-degree murder charges using a claim of self-defense.[i] Less than one year later, Michael Dunn was charged with first-degree […]

Typhoon Haiyan: Surviving at the Mercy of International Aid

BY KELSEY HAYDEN — Nations around the world have heard about the devastation caused by the typhoon that struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. Fortunately, governments and non-government agencies have also heard the desperate cries of help from those that lived through one of the worst storms in history. However, the aid effort was […]