Marzulla Law Blog

You Can Take That to the Bank

You Can Take That to the Bank

In the National Trails System Act, Congress authorized railway companies and state and local governments to enter into agreements to transform unused (“banked”) railway lines into recreational trails. Congress vested exclusive authority to approve these...

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Security, but at what price?

Security, but at what price?

In 2002, SecurityPoint Holdings, Inc. offered to allow the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to use its patented system of trays and carts for security screenings in exchange for the right to sell advertising on the trays. TSA understood that there would be...

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Fields of Dreams

Fields of Dreams

Patricia Fields was employed as an athletic trainer from June 7, 2010, to February 4, 2011, at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Base Camp in Lejeune, North Carolina. As a result of her struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder during her employment at...

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Marzulla Law Intern Spotlight: Marie Brazeau

Marzulla Law Intern Spotlight: Marie Brazeau

Marie Brazeau is from Holyoke, Massachusetts and is a junior at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, Massachusetts. Marie will graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in December 2021. After graduating Marie plans on exploring graduate...

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God, Justice, and the Just Compensation Clause

God, Justice, and the Just Compensation Clause

In 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Houston with an Old Testament vengeance, and many homes and properties in Harris County, Texas were destroyed by flooding.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had erected two dams to mitigate downstream flooding, but in the wake of the...

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