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Amy Coney Barrett at her confirmation hearing taught the American people nothing about her stances on such pressing issues.

Amy Coney Barrett: What We Didn’t Learn

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer October 29, 2020

Lasting a total of 20 hours, Amy Coney Barrett underwent Senate hearings ahead of her potential appointment as the next Justice of the Supreme Court. Even after plenty of questions, often redundant, the...

The Supreme Court is set to hear two of Trumps immigration cases that will decide whether for not there will be funding for the construction of wall, and if migrants seeking asylum need to remain in their home country until they face trial.

Supreme Court Agrees to hear cases over Trump’s Immigration Policies

Arianna Hoyos, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases relating to President Trump’s immigration policies; one of those policies addressed the notorious wall he vowed to erect, and the other covered his proposed...

Gables mock trial team prepares its case files and evidence for their presentations as they wait for the trial to start.

Case Closed: Gables Dominates District Mock Trial Competitions

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

After months of nonstop practices, Gables' mock trial team was finally able to compete in its district competitions. The rewards for their laborious preparations finally culminated in the high-quality...

This image is considered the logo for those against gay conversion therapy.

Should Conversion Therapy be Legal?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer February 16, 2019

Conversion therapy, a method of indoctrinating a person in hopes of changing their sexual orientation, is an outdated practice that has recently been called into question. A Tampa judge partially blocked...

Michelle Devos, a motivational speaker and recent graduate of the University of Miami law school, partnered with CGHS through the Street law Program to give an anti-bullying presentation on campus.

Guest Speaker visits Gables to Inspire HSPL

Chase Bagnall-Koger , News Editor February 1, 2019

Coral Gables senior high welcomed Michelle Devos, a motivational speaker and recent graduate of the University of Miami law school, on Friday, Jan. 25 to give a presentation to a part of the academy. Just...

Red light cameras have become increasingly controversial in Miami-Dade.

Red Light, Blue Light, One Light, Two Light

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer May 25, 2017

As technology continues to develop at an exponential rate, governments have found ways to incorporate the new developments in law enforcement. In recent years, one of the most common uses has been the...

Mr. Garcia teaches students the intricacies of the Law.

Laying Down the Law with Mr. Garcia

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer May 11, 2017

This year, Gables's own Mr. Julio Garcia was honored with the title of 2017 Street Law Educator of the Year. The award is presented annually, and educators of all levels from across the nation are considered...

Law Students Attend Mock Trial

Law Students Attend Mock Trial

On Friday, May 1 Academy Leader of Health Science, Public Service and Law (HSPSL), Julio Garcia, took a group of approximately 20 students to the Coral Gables Courthouse for a mock trial.
Lawyers Naomi Alzate and Veronica Gordon teach Mr. Garcias 4th period.

Lawyers visit Gables

Lane Morris, Staff Writer February 26, 2015

On Feb. 4, two lawyers, Naomi Alzate and Veronica Gordon visited Mr. Garcia's law classes. Alzate and Gordon are associates at the Bilzin Sumberg law firm, visiting through a program called "Street...

James Grippando showing off his soon to be released book.

James Grippando: Writer

Hannah Cordes, Sports Editor February 12, 2015

James Grippando started out as a young lawyer in a busy law firm, with a dream of writing. As a lawyer, he specialized in crimes, which served partially as inspiration for being a writer of crime and...

Brittany Maynard learned about her rare form of brain cancer shortly after getting married.

The Right to Die

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer November 9, 2014

On November 2, 2014, Brittany Maynard, a woman who suffered from an aggressive form of brain cancer, opted for a physician-assisted suicide in which she ingested prescribed barbiturates. She did not...

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