The Double Jeopardy of Tolando Hall

The justice system was created to maintain order and eliminate chaos. Laws and corresponding penalties are in place to hold people accountable for their actions. There are thousands of laws on the books, some that help keep order, and some are are simply nuisances. That said, some statues and ordinances, likely won’t make that much sense to the everyday law-abiding citizen. There is one law in particular, active in 11

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Three Painful Reminders We Get from Daniel Holtzclaw

Early in life I established a pretty healthy view of policemen. Both the D.A.R.E  officer in my elementary school and the S.R.O officer within my high school were always nice and friendly to me. I don’t ever remember being intimidated by either of them. As an adult, I have been pulled over a few times for speeding. In those times, my interactions with the officers were fairly pleasant aside from

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Can violence on Social Media Be Censored?

In the span of an hour, I have seen my sweet three-year-old godson who lives in South Carolina singing a song he learned in his class and photos of the triplets a college acquaintance in Atlanta, Georgia had months ago. I know that one of my friends across town is on a new exercise plan despite having not seen her in over a week. I know that some of my

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Next Generation Leaders At Mizzou Were Hungry For Change

November is the month where we truly kick off the holiday season!  In a couple weeks, families across the country will be passing around portions of freshly brined turkey and mashed potatoes. If you’re anything like me you look forward to gorging yourself. I always wake up and skip breakfast because I know that I am going to drown myself in cornbread dressing, gravy, and cranberry sauce that afternoon.   I

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