Author Archives: Winston Shi

  • Desmond’s Law: Imprecise Language Makes for Inadequate Advocacy

    Posted on August 22, 2018 by Winston Shi in JOL Online, JOL Online Article.

    Desmond’s Law: Imprecise Language Makes for Inadequate Advocacy Nila Bala[*]   In 2016, Connecticut was lauded for becoming the first state to pass legislation allowing for an animal advocate to be appointed in animal cruelty cases.[1] The legislation, called “Desmond’s Law,” was named for a boxer-pit bull mix that was abused and strangled to death […]

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  • Don’t Hold Your Breath: Furthering the Fight Against Drunken Driving Until Autonomous Vehicles Arrive

    Posted on November 11, 2017 by Winston Shi in JOL Online, JOL Online Notes.

    Don’t Hold Your Breath: Furthering the Fight Against Drunken Driving Until Autonomous Vehicles Arrive By Russell Spivak, JD ’17[*] Interlocking Ignition Devices (IIDs) restrict a driver from turning on a car unless he or she passes a Breathalyzer examination. There is significant reason to think that promoting—if not mandating—the installation of such technologies in all […]

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