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Author: Dayna Maeder and Rick Adams

Dayna Maeder and Rick Adams Dayna Maeder is a 1L student at Florida State University College of Law. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida where she studied English and mass communications, and went on to earn her Master’s in Education. Dayna is a former journalist who edited and wrote articles for Houston Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and other major newspapers and magazines throughout the nation. Rick Adams is a 3L at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and a member of the Law Student Division Editorial Board. He currently works as a law clerk at the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Jefferson County, Ky. Rick is the Executive Editor of the University of Louisville Law Review.



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Parkland Rally

The future of gun control laws in the wake of Parkland and Las Vegas – and how students can help

February 26, 2018

On Oct. 1, 2018, 58 people were killed and 546 wounded by a gunman from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. And then came the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. In many ways, the response has proven the resolve of Americans and their institutions in an increasingly uncertain world – with one glaring exception. The post-Las Vegas political discourse has been depressingly inadequate.