Articles by Amanda Cairns, Senior Staff Writer

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About Amanda Cairns, Senior Staff Writer (11 Articles)
Amanda Cairns is a May 2014 graduate of Campbell Law School and served as a Senior Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is originally from Pleasantville, New York. Amanda is a 2011 graduate of Elon University, where she majored in Political Science with minors in Business Administration and International Studies. Following graduation, Amanda came directly to Campbell in the fall of 2011. Amanda spent the summer of 2012 as a law clerk at Clawson & Staubes, LLC and the summer of 2013 as a legal intern at Duke Energy Progress, Inc.
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NYPD Engages in some (F)risky Business

March 1, 2013

Over the past 20 years, stop-and-frisk policing has risen to unprecedented levels in New York City.  Studies have shown that from 1990 to 1995, the New York Police Department (NYPD) subjected about 40,000 people a year to these searches.  In 2011, that number climbed to over 684,000.  What is ...[Continue Reading]