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China's New Tools to Battle Air Pollution Can Also Help Fight Climate Change

Peter Lehner | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green
Peter Lehner

In preparation for hosting the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, which will be attended by President Obama and other world lead...

Drones Add a New Dimension to Crime Scene Investigations

Pro Journo | Posted 10.27.2014 | Technology
Pro Journo

Anyone who's watched the U.S. TV show "CSI" has probably seen officers carefully measuring the distance between every object in a room, and between every speck of evidence, in order to precisely reproduce the crime scene.

Divorce Doesn't Necessarily Mean Freedom

Fred Silberberg | Posted 10.22.2014 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

When people decide to divorce they often understand that they will have to divide up property. They often think that they are doing so in exchange for their personal freedom. But the fact is that their personal freedoms are significantly more infringed upon once they are divorced than they ever were while married.

Planning Pays Off

Fred Silberberg | Posted 10.21.2014 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

While the concept of planning what happens upon a separation may seem cruel or too calculating to some, its' a fact of life that those who plan ahead for their long term goals are usually more likely to succeed at them than those who do not.

Alimony Reform Revisited

Fred Silberberg | Posted 10.17.2014 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

I have previously written on the need for alimony reform. California law affecting what we call "spousal support" creates a situation where the supported spouse has, in many cases, little if any incentive to work.

Modified: GMO Labels that Actually Work

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 10.20.2014 | Denver
Paul Schwennesen

After removing overstepping authority on recreational, relatively harmless psychoactive drugs, the "in" crowd immediately does an about-face and asks the state to regulate its food. You cannot, if you love freedom and trust the individual, have it both ways.

California Minority Counsel Program: 25 Years of Promoting Diversity for Business Lawyers

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Jimmy Nguyen

When I was eight years old, I played Linus in my elementary school's musical production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown." At eight years old, ...

Protect Your Franchise from the Same Fate as McDonald's

Bob Steinberger | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Bob Steinberger

The National Labor Relations Board's recent ruling labeling McDonald's as a joint employer of their franchisees struck a current of fear into most franchisors. In many ways, the ruling was an attempt to redefine the role of the franchise in employee disputes.

Debtor's Prisons in Kentucky and Other Horrors of the Justice System

Don McNay | Posted 10.14.2014 | Crime
Don McNay

What is going on in Kentucky is apparently going on in various pockets of the nation. It has to stop because it is wrong. It also has to stop unless the rulings of the Supreme Court mean nothing to people charged with upholding them.

Big Banks Have License to Steal -- You Can Help Stop It

Robert Weissman | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Robert Weissman

The big banks want an effective license to steal. And they are counting on you to give it to them. You would never knowingly agree to any such thing,...

22 Reasons Why Going To Law School Is The Best Decision You'll Ever Make

College Magazine | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
College Magazine

Here are 22 perks of law school that will help you decide if a legal career is your calling.

Tackling the Culture of Cruelty in the NFL

Abigail Perdue | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports
Abigail Perdue

Interpersonal violence is not the only misconduct plaguing the NFL. To the contrary, NFL players have also repeatedly been accused of animal cruelty and dogfighting.

Lauren Weber

How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Everybody Lies

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment

Everybody lies. Defendants, lawyers, witnesses, husbands, and even law students. And as our anti-hero Annalise Keating points out, that makes pretty m...

Why the Big Tribal 'Payout' Is Only a Start

Dennis Worden | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Dennis Worden

The complex legal history of the federal government's connection to Native American tribes was on display in separate events last week, neither shining a positive light on this continuum of American history, but both sowing the seeds for a more positive future.

America's Dirty Little Secret: Sex Trafficking Is Big Business

John W. Whitehead | Posted 10.01.2014 | Crime
John W. Whitehead

You don't hear much about domestic sex trafficking from the media or government officials, and yet it infects suburbs, cities and towns across the nation.

Top 10 Characteristics of Resilient Professionals

Neil Seligman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Neil Seligman

Attempting to control the world is always going to be futile. Yet there is one common factor within the ever-changing Universe that you can rely upon. You.

Women in Business: Q&A with Christina L. Martini, Attorney, DLA Piper

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Christina L. Martini is a practicing attorney, author and columnist. She is vice chair of the Chicago intellectual property practice group at DLA Pipe...

Allow Municipalities the Chance to Build Broadband Networks

Mike Montgomery | Posted 09.24.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

There are good arguments to be made on both sides of the municipal broadband issue, but stopping community projects due to a misguided argument about states' rights isn't one of them.

ORNSTEIN: Judicial Activists Undermining The Constitution

The Atlantic | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Even so, there is another strain of interpretation that has arisen to challenge this one, closely identified with Justice Antonin Scalia. Known as tex...

Fellow Law Students, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.17.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Resist the tide. Leave law school not as an attorney, but rather as a human being who happens to be an attorney.

A New AUMF: What Is the Obama Administration Afraid of?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Either the president needs some new faces in the Office of Legal Counsel, or his team needs to do what many of his allies on Capitol Hill are calling for: Ask Congress to grant new statutory authority for the military campaign against ISIL in both Iraq and Syria. What is the administration afraid of?

Some Atheists and Transhumanists are Asking: Should it be Illegal to Indoctrinate Kids With Religion?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

A reasonable society should not have to indoctrinate its children; its children should discover and choose religious paths for themselves when they become adults, if they are to choose one at all.

To Convert or Not to Convert? A Look at the Process of Townhouse to Condo Conversions

Toni Haber | Posted 09.11.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

While the conversion to a multiple unit condominium can generate more profit than an individual apartment sale, which is an obvious added incentive for investors or current owners of townhouses, the process can be rigorous and expensive.

A Constitutional Book Drive

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson | Posted 09.17.2014 | Education
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

Why do we have so few good options to educate ourselves about America's foundational text? And, what are the costs of this constitutional ignorance?

"PriSchool": Overcoming Mass-Incarceration With a New Design

Uzoma Orchingwa | Posted 09.04.2014 | Crime
Uzoma Orchingwa

Seven million are under carceral supervision. What's more, this seemingly compulsive desire to confine, which was once exclusively associated with America, is now becoming a global phenomenon.