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About Mary Harris (3 Articles)
Mary is a third-year law student at Campbell Law. She currently serves as our Managing Editor and Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Fuquay Varina, NC, Mary is no stranger to Raleigh. In 2019, Mary graduated from North Carolina State University with dual degrees in History and Political Science. At Campbell, Mary serves as one of Campbell’s student ambassadors and is involved with the Sports and Entertainment Law Group, Expunction Pro Bono Project, and the Old Kivett Trial Advocacy Council. She has an interest in contract law and negotiations, and especially enjoys topics that deal with the intersection between law and sports.

Four World Cup Titles and the Bottom Line: A Look into the U.S. Women’s National Team’s Fight for Equal Pay

February 5, 2021

During the 2019 Women’s World Cup, the United States Women’s National Team defeated the Netherlands to secure their second consecutive World Cup title and fourth overall. However, the team had a much bigger score to settle behind the scenes, that of unequal pay, with their employers, the United States Soccer Federation. As of December 2020, the Women’s National Team reached a settlement with USSF regarding their claim of unequal working conditions. Currently, the team still plans to appeal concerning their equal pay claims. ...[Continue Reading]