The field is a lot more varied than TV might make you think.
They might not be the first thing you think of when you picture attorneys, but they still play an incredibly important role in our court system.
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Kiera Baity, Kennesaw State University
Does Alex Marzano-Lesnevich’s approach to creating fictitious scenarios in a work about a real court case still make their story nonfiction?
S. T. Perez, Texas A&M University, San Antonio
When does the need for entertainment turn justice into just more pop culture fodder?
Cheryl Sutton, Purdue University
After the Charlottesville protests, Amalia Garcia-Pretelt began working for the city’s witness protection program, giving immigrants a voice by translating theirs.
Kathleen Danielson, Carleton College
UW-Madison student activist Katherine Kerwin has a bone to pick with pro-gun legislation.
Christine Ascher, USC
When your relatives ask what you’re going to do with your major, just show them this.
Timothy K. DesJarlais, University of Arizona
Vega, a law student at the University of Idaho, has seen firsthand how government persecution can lead to violence in migrant communities.
Aaron Lynch, Front Range Community College
In light of recent political events, college students and other members of the community must band together to promote education and open-mindedness.
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