Month: June 2020

Preston Mitchum

Preston Mitchum chose to study law to challenge the notion that all laws are morally right simply because they’re “the law.” Mitchum states, “If we just rested on the laurels of ‘well, that’s the law’ then nothing would change because no one would force it to change.” For Mitchum, the recognition that the law is […]

Zach Baumann

Zach Baumann is a current 3L at the University of Houston Law Center, focusing his studies on health law. “I’ve always been interested in how the government works, and [his decision to attend law school] was right around when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was being implemented. A lot of the classes at the time […]

Courage, Dignity, Strength, and Activism

At a White House Coronavirus Task Force press briefing on April 8, 2020, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, took a brief moment to honor the struggle of the LGBTQ+ community during the HIV epidemic. Fauci highlighted how marginalized communities are being disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]