Articles by Tommy Harvey III
About Tommy Harvey III (16 Articles)
Tommy Harvey III is a third year law student and serves as an Associate Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. He is originally from Atlanta, GA and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami. Tommy has worked for the United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of North Carolina and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office in Charlotte, NC. His legal interests include Civil Rights Law, Constitutional Law, and International Law. Tommy is a member of the Campbell Law Trial Team, and serves as a peer mentor as well as the current Vice President and past Treasurer for the Campbell Law Black Law Students Association.
Legislators offer thoughts and prayers following the most recent mass shooting in Florida, but gun violence survivors are letting them know that’s not enough. ...[Continue Reading]
The United States Supreme Court has all but sealed the fate of an Alabama death row inmate who has been imprisoned for the past 30 years. ...[Continue Reading]
The Las Vegas shooting tragedy has revived the highly debated topic of gun control, including proposed measures to prohibit devices such as those which helped the Las Vegas shooter increase his rate of fire on innocent victims. ...[Continue Reading]
The National Football League has recently become a heated battleground as more players continue to engage in peaceful protests, despite comments made by President Donald Trump about standing during the national anthem. ...[Continue Reading]
President Trump unexpectedly terminated an Obama-era program protecting young, undocumented immigrants from deportation. Now all eyes are on Congress to decide the fate of these “dreamers” in the next six months.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed into law Oregon House Bill 2355 as part of significant changes made to Oregon’s drug possession laws. ...[Continue Reading]
A recent landmark United States Supreme Court decision involving trademark law has brought a stream of curious applications, raising national concerns. ...[Continue Reading]
A recent lawsuit filed by a First Amendment advocacy group and numerous individuals has raised eyebrows regarding the President’s personal twitter account and the First Amendment right to free speech. ...[Continue Reading]
President Trump’s revised executive order, which bans entry of foreign nationals from six Muslim majority countries with alleged heightened terrorism risks, is set to be heard by the Supreme Court in October. ...[Continue Reading]
With the Supreme Court denying to review the decision that found the North Carolina legislature had discriminatory intent in passing its election law, what does this mean for the future of North Carolina’s elections?
Prosecutors in the Aaron Hernandez double murder trial brought testimony about the meaning of a few tattoos the former NFL star received within months after the crimes they say he allegedly committed in 2012. ...[Continue Reading]
Doctors in Florida have breathed a sigh of relief in the wake of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision striking down portions of the Florida’s Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act. ...[Continue Reading]
A re-invigorated bill proposed in the 115th Congressional Session this month could spell for a potential shakeup in the Ninth Circuit Judiciary. ...[Continue Reading]
A report commissioned by the University of Oregon surrounding a professor’s Halloween costume at a party, has raised concerns for advocates of the First Amendment. ...[Continue Reading]
A letter sent to parents and guardians in the Hazelwood School District has raised concerns about new changes to Missouri’s assault laws. ...[Continue Reading]