The right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. It must be treated as irrevocable. Politicians should not be able to use the right to vote to reward or punish people. The right to vote should be treated in the same respect as other fundamental rights in our democracy, such as freedom of religion
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
Jennifer Safstrom: I Am the First Person in My Family to Go to Law School. I Want to Make the Dream of Social Justice a Reality for All
I am the first person in my family to go to law school. My desire to pursue law developed from a deep desire to make the dream of social justice a reality for all. While my academic and extracurricular pursuits shaped my path, my greatest inspiration has been my family.
Driving through Virginia, one might notice small green and white signs on the side of the road, usually near small creeks or rivers. They typically say, “Leaving X - Entering Y.” Most people rarely give these little signs much thought.