Apple, Inc. vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation: Bad Tech
Politics / Technology

Apple, Inc. vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation: Bad Tech

Editor’s Note: This article appears as the third of a three-part series dealing with the recent legal battle between Apple and the F.B.I. over a court order requiring Apple to break into the phone of one of the San Bernardino Shooters. Jesse examines the tech and privacy issues in the case. Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) … Continue reading

Apple, Inc. vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation: A Legally Dubious Order
Communications / Constitution / Politics

Apple, Inc. vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation: A Legally Dubious Order

Editor’s Note: This article appears as the second of a three-part series dealing with the recent legal battle between Apple and the F.B.I. over a court order requiring Apple to break into the phone of one of the San Bernardino Shooters. Jon examines the legal underpinning of the case.   My colleague Alessandra does an excellent job … Continue reading

Apple, Inc. vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation: An Encrypted Debate
Communications / National Security / Politics

Apple, Inc. vs. Federal Bureau of Investigation: An Encrypted Debate

Editor’s Note: This article appears as the first of a three-part series dealing with the recent legal battle between Apple and the F.B.I. over a court order requiring Apple to break into the phone of one of the San Bernardino Shooters. Alessandra establishes the background and calls on the government to create a commission to address this … Continue reading

Republican or Democrat, Let’s Wait on a Nominee
Constitution / Politics

Republican or Democrat, Let’s Wait on a Nominee

The legal world was shocked to hear of the sudden passing of Supreme Court justice and conservative intellectual giant, Antonin Scalia. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Antonin Scalia could always be counted on as one of the “conservative” members of the Court, in addition to promoting his “originalist” interpretation of the constitution. After he died, it … Continue reading

The Price of Free Education
Education / Politics

The Price of Free Education

Anyone who has ever taken an economics class recalls the first basic principle; nothing is free. Everything has a cost. Whether it’s time or money, there is a ticket to everything. Recently, politicians like Bernie Sanders have been campaigning on the promise of free college education to promote opportunity for all. This call has students scrambling in … Continue reading