In 2016 alone, 59,000 United States citizens died from an opioid-related drug overdose. Today, statistics indicate that around 90 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose. These alarmingly high rates recently sparked the national dialogue on solving the “deadliest drug crisis in American History.” Recommending a Nation Public Health Emergency This past Thursday, President […]Continue reading

The District of Columbia realizes that mistakes happen. According to the law, an assault must be done intentionally for it to constitute an assault. The Code of the District of Columbia states and an incident constitutes an assault if the defendant, “unlawfully assaults, or threatens another in a menacing manner, and intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes […]Continue reading

Students at American University in Washington D.C. found bananas hung from trees and lamp posts covered in racially offensive messages targeting African American students. The bananas were hung using string nooses. The incident occurred the first day of finals week in May of 2017, which also happened to be the day the first female African […]Continue reading