Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that Ukraine has been designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from April 19, 2022 to October 17, 2023. Eligible Ukrainian nationals who receive […]read more
GGU Law Review Blog
Does CEQA Need a Rewrite or Just a Better Public Relations Manager?
I’ve recently been tempted to blame my existential climate-change-induced dread on a 50-year-old environmental law that may be exacerbating California’s contributions to the climate crisis. The impacts of climate change are here and will only grow more […]read more
Don’t Say Gay…At Least, Not in Front of Your Teachers
The Florida Senate passed The Parental Rights in Education bill, also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill by the media on March 28, 2022. This Bill proposes that a school district may not “discourage or prohibit […]read more
NFT: The Next Big Thing?
In 2021, Non-Fungible Tokens (“NFTs”) have taken the world of digital art to new heights. Artists are beginning to “tokenize” their art and sell them in NFT marketplaces for highly lucrative prices where bids can be made only […]read more
Attacks on Affirmative Action: Holistic Review of College Applicants Under Fire
The Supreme Court has upheld affirmative action in higher education recognizing that the consideration of race in a holistic review of a college applicant is narrowly tailored to obtain the compelling state interest of educational benefits associated […]read more
Here’s Why it’s Time the Lanham Act Recognizes Personal Brands
The Lanham Act defines and governs trademarks, service marks, and unfair competition, all to protect American consumers from market confusion. Under the Lanham Act, a mark is famous if it is “widely recognizable to the general consuming public […]read more
Modern-Day Slavery Ring Discovered on Georgia Farms: When Will it End?
Although all people in the United States have fundamental human rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), not everyone can enjoy them equally. Many people, such as employers, […]read more
California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA): Narrowing CCPA Exemptions Will Ensure Greater Privacy Protections
CCPA should narrow or eliminate its long list of exempted organizations, which includes many small and medium-sized businesses, non-profits, universities, government agencies, and health institutions. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has been touted as a “landmark” […]read more
SB320: A Call to Arms for Victims of Domestic Violence
In the United States today nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. While physical abuse may be the most prominent earmark of domestic violence, the law has recognized domestic violence to include many […]read more
Biometric Data Collection: Market Necessity or Unconstitutional Overkill?
Congress should pass, and the President should sign into law, the National Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2020 (National BIPA). Introduced by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), this bill limits the ability of private entities to collect […]read more