Wednesday, September 19th 2018

Rachel Lawrence

Rachel is currently a senior journalism major at the University of Missouri Columbia with an emphasis in strategic communications. As a Daily Tackle contributor, her blog entries focus on business law and human right issues from today’s current events. In her spare time she enjoys reading books, seeing plays and taking full advantage of her Netflix DVD rental account. You can contact Rachel at


“Anchor Babies” and the Fourteenth Amendment – Should We Reconsider Citizenship To Those Born in the U.S. Illegally?

Posted on Friday, August 13th, 2010

There are many freedoms we have come to know and love as American citizens. From our rights outlined in the Constitution to barbecuing and setting off firecrackers on the fourth of July, calling yourself an American is a feeling…

Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Tackles Wall Street Reform

Posted on Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

With President Obama’s signing of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on July 22, most Americans still know very little about the bill or what the legislation actually means (if they’ve even heard of it at all).…

Defense Of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional. What Does It Mean For The Future Of Family Law?

Posted on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

How do you define marriage? After the costly ceremony, exchange of rings and a day full of lifelong memories, what does it really come down to? Some would say spending the rest of your life with the person you…



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