Kelly Hyman’s Blog

Attempts To Oust The Impeachment Whistleblower

Attempts To Oust The Impeachment Whistleblower

Republicans are on a rampage, demanding the whistleblower's name. There are many legal protections that protect the anonymity of whistleblowers in any investigation, but that hasn’t stopped the outcry for the identity of the person who wrote the memo that helped to...

Vaping Under Fire: Former Executive Sues Juul

Vaping Under Fire: Former Executive Sues Juul

Juul, one of the world's largest vaping companies, has come under fire repeatedly in 2019 for allegedly marketing their products to underage consumers - and now, a lawsuit filed on the 29th of October alleges that Juul shipped out over a million nicotine cartridges,...

Net Neutrality Laws & Where They Stand

Net Neutrality Laws & Where They Stand

Net neutrality has changed from a technical concept into a politically charged issue. The 2015 net neutrality rules had barred internet providers from blocking or charging internet companies to favor some sites over others. After the 2016 election, President Donald...

Is a Trump Impeachment Imminent?

Is a Trump Impeachment Imminent?

Depending on where you stand on the political spectrum, the prospect of Donald Trump's impeachment at the hands of Congress may seem either totally imminent or utterly impossible. While Trump's opponents in the Democratic Party view recent revelations about the...

California’s New NCAA Player Laws

California’s New NCAA Player Laws

For quite some time, there has been an ongoing debate over whether student-athletes participating in collegiate sports should be paid for their efforts. Recent actions by the State of California are taking steps to ensure that student-athletes are finally given some...

The President Can’t Block Twitter Users

The President Can’t Block Twitter Users

The political atmosphere in America seems to grow more tumultuous by the day.  The Bill of Rights is an important document in American politics as it establishes the rights of all-American citizens.  The very first Amendment is the Freedom of Speech, therefore Trump's...

The SDNY’s Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

The SDNY’s Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

On July 6th, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, from incidents that occurred between 2002 and 2005. According to law enforcement, these incidents stem from sexual trafficking involving minors. This arrest was part of a joint...

USA Women’s Soccer Continues Their Fight For Equal Pay

USA Women’s Soccer Continues Their Fight For Equal Pay

The USA Women's soccer team won its fourth FIFA World Cup championship in 2019 and now faces the challenge of fighting for equal pay as men. Some people might argue that men's sports are more popular, yet the women's team drew a much larger television audience in 2019...