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Sommer is a second year student at Campbell University School of Law and is a staff writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Thomaston, CT Sommer attended University of North Carolina Charlotte and earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and minors in Journalism, Criminal Justice, and American Studies. Sommer enjoys recording for her podcast, Legally Blondish, spending time with her husband making homemade recipes, shopping at local thrift shops, and writing for her online blog. Sommer’s areas of interest are bankruptcy law and politics.

Gene Editing from a Global Perspective: The Ethical Battle

March 14, 2024

The editing of genome cells is used in a number of ways, including treating and preventing hereditary diseases.  A first case look includes a “brave” scientist by the name of He Jiankui of Shenzhen, China’s Southern University of Science and Technology, shocked the world by unveiling his unique experiment where he secretly modified the embryos of nine different couples who had biological fathers with HIV positive genes and mothers with HIV negative genes.  ...[Continue Reading]