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Imani Gandy
Imani Gandy

Boom! Lawyered: SLAPP Edition

The recent brouhaha over Kanye, Taylor Swift, and the Snapchat heard 'round the world is a perfect way to learn about Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP), which are meritless lawsuits meant to bully a defendant and stifle speech.

Imani Gandy
Imani Gandy

Twitter Is Still Failing Black Women

For hours on Monday, Leslie Jones posted screenshots and responses to the deluge of abuse she received on Twitter, abuse so filthy and vile that I won’t sully this space by repeating it.

Imani Gandy
Imani Gandy
Jessica Mason Pieklo
Jessica Mason Pieklo

Boom! Lawyered: Plurality Opinions Edition

We here at Team Legal are on pins and needles waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the biggest abortion case to hit the Court’s steps in more than a decade. One of our concerns is that we won't get a majority opinion in Whole Woman's Health, but rather be saddled with a plurality opinion.

As the parade of police killings of Black people continues, Black people have a right to mourn together—and without white people.

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