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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.
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.
The shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile certainly seem unjustified. Extrajudicial. Unlawful. But as bad as they may sound, they are unlikely to be enough to prompt a federal grand jury indictment.
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.
Utah v. Strieff demonstrates that Sonia Sotomayor's life experience enabled her to view the case in a different light—in a light that perhaps her white counterparts could not.
I thought today I’d explain the basic issues surrounding the current bathroom panic that has half the nation clutching their pearls and taking to their fainting couches with a virulent case of the vapors.
Let me note that the facts of Foster are so egregious that it is unlikely to have any effect outside of this one case.
Despite what a Yale Law School emeritus professor argues in the New York Times, the administration's “Dear Colleague letter” about Title IX and trans rights was a guidance document that doesn’t have the force and effect of law.
On this edition of Boom! Lawyered, we discuss stays. These don't end legal proceedings; they just put them on hold for a while.
Oklahoman legislators, like anti-choice politicians across the country, are hell-bent on eliminating abortion through a series of flank attacks while ignoring the needs of born humans in their state.
As the parade of police killings of Black people continues, Black people have a right to mourn together—and without white people.