How the Police Could Have Searched My Home at Any Time, and Probably Still Can: A Glance at Harte v. Johnson County

I’m currently making my way through some of the finer points of criminal law, specifically proper procedure in the investigation of crimes. The case of Harte v. Johnson is not new anymore, but it is not over either- the civil case against the county is still underway. I just learned about it this past week … More How the Police Could Have Searched My Home at Any Time, and Probably Still Can: A Glance at Harte v. Johnson County

New Science and Nuisance Plants: How Outdated Nuisance Plant Statutes Inhibit Urban Ecology and Conservation

Introduction Urban ecology and conservation have become increasingly important in recent years.  More people than ever before, over 50%, live in urban environments, and that number is expected to reach 66% by 2050.[1]  This, while overall urbanization and degradation of the landscape has increased; over 50% of wetlands in the United States have been destroyed,[2] … More New Science and Nuisance Plants: How Outdated Nuisance Plant Statutes Inhibit Urban Ecology and Conservation

The Great Lakes Binational Region: The Need for Fragmented Sovereignty in Resolving Transnational Water Disputes in the 21st Century

I wrote this paper on the international system that governs the Great Lakes and how it should be applied to other shared water resources, and wanted to share it.   The Great Lakes Binational Region- The Need for Fragmented Sovereignty in Resolving Transnational Water Disputes in the 21st Century