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Imani Gandy

Senior Legal Analyst

Imani is a recovering attorney turned political blogger, journalist, and women’s rights activist. She is the founder of Angry Black Lady Chronicles, winner of the 2010 Black Weblog Award for Blog to Watch, and the 2012 Black Weblog Award for Best Political Blog. She is currently co-host of This Week in Blackness Prime. Her work has been featured at The Grio.com, AlterNet, and she appears regularly on a variety of progressive radio shows and podcasts. She received her J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law in 2001, where she was a Hardy Cross Dillard scholar and an Editorial Board member of the University of Virginia Law Review.


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Imani Gandy
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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.

Boom! Lawyered: Consent Decree Edition

Imani Gandy

Maybe you've heard what's going on in Ferguson and, amid all the failures of those in power there, you're confused. You've heard the term "consent decree" bandied about, but you don't know what it means.

Boom! Lawyered: Injunction Edition

Imani Gandy

Because the last thing you need is the world watching you and your ex knocking boots to "Pony" by Ginuwine, Rewire’s Imani Gandy expounds on temporary restraining orders and injunctions in the first post of a new series focused on explaining key legal terminology and principles.

Ben Carson Is Saying Stupid Things About Abortion—Again

Imani Gandy

In an interview so bizarre and convoluted that even David Lynch would struggle to make sense of it, Ben Carson told Chuck Todd that women who have abortions are like slaveowners who “thought that they had the right to do whatever they wanted to that slave.”

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