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Did Yale Law School punish a Federalist Society member …

Yale Law School’s Free Speech Blunder Bolsters the Federalist Society’s Victim Mentality. The debate over free speech on campus erupted again …

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The legal minds who tried to overturn the election for

(5 days ago) As law professor Jim Oleske explained in a post on a listserv for constitutional law professors, Eastman was using his weight as an academic to rile up the crowd with lies: “Eastman purported to

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So, you're starting law school. Here's what you need to …

(7 days ago) When I started law school I had no idea what I was in for: maybe some hybrid of debate camp and LA Law. In actual fact, for me, law school was a cross between boot camp and a cave.

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A Stanford Law student can't graduate because he …

(6 days ago) Stanford Law School. Mx. Granger /Wikipedia. Update, June 2, 2021, at 9: 30 p.m.: Stanford has concluded that Nicholas Wallace engaged in …

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Texas abortion law: Why the Democrats are so …

(8 days ago) The new law effectively bans all abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy. According to providers, at least 85 percent to 90 percent of abortions in Texas take place after that point. Their

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U.S. immigration system confuses Afghans who escaped.

(9 days ago) 11 hours ago · Sharifa Abbasi is an immigration lawyer based in Virginia. Three days a week, she drives deep into a military base in Quantico, the area known as the “crossroads of the Marines corps.”But it

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My in-laws keep forcing us to go on lavish vacations with

(7 days ago) I know my father-in-law thinks he’s doing something nice, but it feels more like he’s just trying to control us and the way we spend our time.

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Are the Ten Commandments really the basis for our laws

(6 days ago) “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” What this says to me, and is pretty clear about it, is that we cannot make laws saying this god or that god is The God.

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Does the Law Treat the Insane Differently Than the …

(8 days ago) Does the Law Treat the Insane Differently Than the Retarded? This week, the attorney for Andrea Yates, the Houston woman accused of killing her …

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Abortion: The Texans fighting to keep it accessible.

(7 days ago) Fund Choice Texas was created because another law targeted clinics in 2013, and it basically shuttered more than 50 percent of these clinics immediately. We were founded because Texans stepped up

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Mother-in-law blew through her savings and wants her kids

(4 days ago) Dear Pay Dirt, My in-laws divorced about 10 years ago and split their assets. My mother-in-law spent her money, and despite a good job, has debts and …

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Very little stands between the U.S. and a technological

(7 days ago) Law enforcement, especially the FBI, has poured billions of dollars into databases to store photographs to improve facial recognition efforts, and is …

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Law Schools Against Free Speech

(Just Now) FAIR, a coalition of law schools, brought a suit challenging the constitutionality of the Solomon Amendment, claiming it violates the schools’ rights to free speech and association, notably, the

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A brief history of law enforcement’s free passes from the

(9 days ago) Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky of Berkeley Law School at the University of California to discuss a pair of brief opinions from …

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Robotics law should take cues from cyberlaw.

(5 days ago) What robotics law can learn from cyberlaw. By Ryan Calo. Oct 27, 201411:41 AM. Japan’s Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd’s Murata Cheerleader robots balance on balls and synchronize as …

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Fox News could be sued for Tucker Carlson's anti-vaccine

(8 days ago) Tort law allows anyone injured by the intentional bad act of another to sue for personal injury, property damage, or economic loss caused by the wrongful activity.

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Why public defenders are attacking New York’s gun control

(7 days ago) The facts of this case—seeing the disparate, unconstitutional way that the law has been applied—frankly I would probably kick it back to New York to revise the statute.

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Judges are shooting down anti-transgender laws, but a

(2 days ago) The law firm Alliance Defending Freedom, which supports imprisonment as a penalty for same-sex conduct, led the charge; ADF’s attorneys drafting …

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Georgia’s racist voter suppression law isn’t unexpected.

(1 days ago) After historic Black turnout flipped Georgia and sent two Democrats to the Senate, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed a new law that could hit Black and other voters of color hard.

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How Pat Robertson's law school is changing America.

(9 days ago) The law school’s dean, Jeffrey A. Brauch, urges in his “vision” statement that students reflect upon “the critical role the Christian faith should play in our legal system.”Jason Eige

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Law schools are admitting too many poorly qualified students.

(Just Now) Law School Transparency’s argument also dovetails with the simple fact that law grads have been passing the bar at shockingly low rates over the past two years.

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The Young Pope highlights Jude Law's dangerous beauty.

(2 days ago) Law’s signature dark charm and confidence, bordering on narcissism, is necessary for the film to maintain its urgency. Of course, he makes it look easy: Law is the ne plus ultra of actors who

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GOP senator on Texas abortion law: Supreme Court will

(3 days ago) In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court allowed the new law to take effect without ruling on its merits. Cassidy said the only reason the justices rejected the challenge to the law

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What are the rights of dead people

(3 days ago) Two mains areas of the law apply to dead people: 1) disposal of bodies; and 2) crimes committed against dead bodies. In both cases, the laws are a …

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Nila Bala on genetic genealogy and law enforcement.

(2 days ago) In Maryland, this is a democratic sponsored law. In Montana, it’s Republican. I find it particularly interesting that there does not seem to be one clear partisan position on this issue.

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Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and other new laws

(6 days ago) The law brings other dignifying elements to a difficult line of work. Domestic employees must now have one day off every week or be paid overtime if they agree to …

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The new John Lewis voting rights bill reins in the Supreme

(6 days ago) Michael Morley, a right-leaning professor at Florida State University College of Law, said this section “may be among the least constitutionally vulnerable provisions” of H.R. 4.

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Egypt’s new strategy criminalizes queerness under

(5 days ago) On Sept. 1, the Egyptian government released the executive list for the cybercrime law. Prior to this, lawyers had been able to use a lack of a definitions and …

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Supreme Court makes it easier for police to arrest you for

(7 days ago) Congress long ago recognized that making officers financially liable is the most effective way to deter such misconduct. And that’s why a federal law called Section 1983 enables lawsuits against

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Police have discretion in enforcing mala prohibita crime laws.

(1 days ago) But the whole point of that law is to promote the type of cooperation that allows the community to flourish and sometimes be safe too. Barry Lam: Police discretion refers to the power of the

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Massachusetts federal court rules you have the right to

(3 days ago) Prosecutors charged Glik under the wiretap law, known as Section 99, though a trial court dismissed the charges. Aided by the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Glik then filed a

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How Enron's lawyers wriggled off the hook.

(Just Now) The law firm’s investigation was inarguably a disaster for the company. But in the end, Enron got what they paid for—and thus it seems Enron, not V & E, should be faulted for the fact that the

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Donald Trump’s acquittal proves the law is for suckers.

(5 days ago) Advertisement. Nobody should be surprised that in the wake of 3,500 lawsuits, Trump will conclude that he is indeed above the law, that the legal regime exists only for suckers, and also that he

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The Improbability Principle: Rare events and coincidences

(8 days ago) The improbability principle is composed of five laws, analogous to the four laws of thermodynamics or Newton’s three laws of motion. These laws, the law of inevitability, the law

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Lawsuit allowed to go forward against Michigan cop accused

(2 days ago) They argue that qualified immunity is itself unlawful, or at least extended far beyond what the law permits. It is, after all, a judge-made rule, untethered from any statute or constitutional command.

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Sidney Powell sanctions: Real accountability for those

(1 days ago) Noting that there is a fundamental difference between recreational lying and lying to a court of law, Parker observed that “[i]ndividuals may have a right (within certain bounds) to disseminate

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Confronting a toxic sister-in-law, and more advice from

(4 days ago) My Sister-in-Law Stole Money From Her Kid to Pay Off Her Credit Cards. Read what Prudie had to say in Part 1 of this week’s live chat. By Danny M. Lavery. June 25, 2018 4:05 PM.

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Dear Prudence: My mother-in-law makes me sleep on an air

(2 days ago) Dear Prudence, My mother-in-law is generous and dotes on our 3-year-old son. We live less than an hour away and visit every Sunday. She invites …

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George Floyd protests: Trump doesn’t believe in law and order.

(2 days ago) This weekend, as violence and protests over the death of George Floyd shook the country, President Donald Trump called for “law and order.” “We support the …

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ECPA reform: The 1986 email privacy law might finally get

(6 days ago) A federal law protects some of your email from government snooping without a warrant. But it doesn’t protect your email if it’s been left on a server for too long, and, worse, it doesn’t

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When your son-in-law is a cheapskate, and more advice from

(2 days ago) However, as the COVID-19 crisis worsened, my son-in-law insisted they “take advantage of” the crisis to score airfare, a wedding venue, and a honeymoon in Italy since it was “a buyer’s

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North Dakota judge blocks "abortion reversal" law.

(6 days ago) “A law which mandates that physicians become mouthpieces for a false, misleading, and controversial ‘abortion reversal’ message would not survive any level of constitutional scrutiny

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Congress’ flawed proposals to regulate deepfakes.

(9 days ago) This discretion is thanks to a powerful federal law, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, that shields social platforms from civil liability stemming from its users’ posts. This law is

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Privacy isn’t the enemy of the First Amendment.

(5 days ago) The First Amendment is often weaponized to undermine our privacy interests. In June, Maine enacted a data privacy law that bars internet service providers, such as …

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Dear Prudence: My son found nude photos of me as a teen.

(Just Now) We don’t know what the sister-in-law’s situation is. However, expecting people to come to a one-year memorial for a five-week pregnancy indicates something is wrong with the sister-in-law. And

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The latest abuse of noncompetes: forcing nurses to quit in

(5 days ago) 1 day ago · A study published last year looked at the results of a 2007 Oregon law that banned the enforcement of noncompete agreements against lower-paid and …

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