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Imani Gandy
Imani Gandy

Boom! Lawyered: ‘Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins’ Edition

The Supreme Court decided this week to consider whether it will permit workplace discrimination against LGBTQ people. In doing so, the justices will have to wrestle with Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, the landmark 1989 case about gender stereotyping in the workplace.

Imani Gandy
Imani Gandy

Boom! Lawyered: Stop-and-Frisk Edition

Since discussions of stop-and-frisk are back in the news because Donald Trump insists that the practice is going to save cities like Chicago, we thought we'd give you the answers to some practical questions.

Imani Gandy
Imani Gandy

Boom! Lawyered: Standing Edition

This week we’re going to talk about "standing," which is a term you may be familiar with, especially if you read Justice Clarence Thomas' complaint in his dissent in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.

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
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.

[Photo: New born baby sleeping in a bassinet.]

Given proper medical and social support, I knew I would keep my fetus if it had a Down syndrome diagnosis. But I knew I personally would not be able to give that child a fair life, and that is my private choice to make.

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