Wave of Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Shocks Diverse Maryland Community, Medium, May 7, 2017
We Need a Working-Class Congress, Medium (selected by editors for Medium’s Politics), September 17, 2019
We have a right to counsel in criminal cases. Why not in evictions?, The Washington Post, November 7, 2018
Alabama hurts vulnerable citizens by refusing to expand Medicaid, imposing work requirements, Montgomery Advertiser, August 13, 2018
Alabama should ban gay and trans ‘panic’ defenses, AL.com, July 11, 2018
Equalize Employment Process, The Hoya, November 14, 2017
My Unexpected Path to Georgetown, The Hoya, October 5, 2017
The blood of LGBTQ youth is on our hands, Alabama, AL.com, June 6, 2017
Democrats Should Know that Religion Is Not a Litmus Test for Public Office, The Humanist, July 25, 2016
So-Called “First Amendment Defense Act” Would Actually Weaken Civil Liberties, The Humanist, July 13, 2016
Murder of Dora teen shows need for LGBT hate crime law in Alabama, AL.com, March 20, 2016
City of Mobile needs an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance, AL.com, September 25, 2014
Advanced Legal Research & Writing — Mock Appellant’s Brief (Free Speech)
This mock appellant’s brief involves an appeal of a ruling that upheld the expulsion of a student for his online comment advocating for concealed carry.
Constitutional Law I — Mock Circuit Court Opinion (Sanctuary Cities)
This mock circuit court opinion rules on the merits of whether Congress delegated the power to the Department of Justice to condition federal grant funding on compliance with federal immigration law and whether the conditions violate the Spending Clause and the Presentment Clause.
Constitutional Law II — Mock District Court Opinion (Abortion)
This mock district court opinion rules on the merits of whether a state law banning abortions after 20 weeks violates the undue burden standard.
Constitutional Law II — Mock Supreme Court Opinion (Religious Freedom and LGBTQ Rights)
This mock Supreme Court opinion rules on the merits of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on whether the owners have a right under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex couple.
Legal Memo on Atheists’ Rights in Child Custody Disputes
This legal memorandum analyzes state child custody cases involving atheist parents under the First Amendment’s command for government neutrality toward religion.
Policy Memo: Prohibit Source of Income Discrimination in Maryland
This policy memo, a final project for my Gender & The Law class, urges the Governor of Maryland to sign a source-of-income discrimination bill into law and protect voucher holders from discrimination.
Policy Sheet: Mind the Gap: Legislating Salary Transparency to Address Gender Pay Disparity in Virginia
This policy sheet, co-authored with my policy group at the 2018 Truman Scholar Leadership Week, proposes pay transparency as a solution for addressing the gender pay gap in Virginia.
Policy Proposal: Critical Need for a Right to Counsel for Indigent Alabama Tenants
This policy proposal, written for my application for the 2018 Truman Scholarship, proposes a civil right to counsel for indigent Alabama tenants facing eviction.