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Gagosian Dragged To Court For Brutality Suit On Eve Of James Franco Show

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK--Ingrid Homberg, the 59-year-old woman whom a police officer roughly ejected from Gagosian's Anselm Kiefer show last year after she became en...

Citizens United May Prohibit Union Busting by States

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

With the ruling of the Supreme Court in Citizens United vs. the FEC, the guarantee of free speech is now extended to corporations, unions and any other groups, foreign or domestic in citizenship or allegiance.

NFL Labor Negotiations: Are We Headed for the Doomsday Scenario?

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

As we get closer to the expiration of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, the great unanswered questions remain: Will there be a work stoppage? And, if so, how long will it last?

The Heckler's Veto

Laura Liswood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Liswood

A wise lawyer friend introduced me to the term "The Heckler's Veto". There is a strict legal meaning to this phrase and there is also its use outside...

NFL Lockout: The Legal Issues Behind the NFL-CBA Negotiations

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

These are interesting times for the NFL. Immediately after producing the most watched television show in U.S. history, the focus has shifted towards the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the NFLPA.

Lawyers Without Borders: It's Time to Globalize the J.D.

John Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
John Haffner

In the 1870s Christopher Columbus Langdell, Dean of Harvard Law School, introduced a major innovation in legal education: the case method. Nearly a century and a half later, another innovation is afoot.

Paralyzed Physical Therapist Awarded $66M In Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A jury has awarded $66 million to a western New York woman who was left paralyzed when a weight machine at the physical therapy ...

Weekly Pulse: #DearJohn, Does Banning Abortion Trump Job Growth?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger With millions of Americans out of work, House Republicans are focusing in on real priorities: decimat...

South Africa's Sushi Scandal: A Timeline

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Groner

South Africa's governing party has declared that eating sushi off the body of a model in a bikini is "politically incorrect." Here, a timeline of the events that have led up to today's announcement.

Across Asia, Devastating Forced Disappearances Continue

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

Throughout Latin America, the memory of forced disappearances remains fresh. However, in Asia, disappearances continue and no well-defined movement has emerged against the tactic.

Celebrating a Compassionate Friend: David/Sonia Burgess

Kate Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kate Saunders

David, known as the finest immigration lawyer of his generation, crossed boundaries in his personal as well as professional life.

NYC Tightens Leash on Dog Laws

Reedu Taha | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Reedu Taha

I am a staunch supporter of spaying and neutering, however, in my experience, many people who do not fix their animals, also have no intention of licensing their dogs.

8 Things Your Prof Cares (or Doesn't Care) About in Class

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

Do feel free to surf the web or text in class and don't hesitate to make fun of your professor for his strong New York accent. Just be sure to read the fine print when the final exam rolls around.

Happy Birthday, Citizens United!

Jamin Raskin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamin Raskin

Happy Birthday, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission! You're one year old today, big boy. But just think of all the fine things you've done already.

What's the real agenda behind opposing shared custody?

Rob Hahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Rob Hahn

My previous blog dealing with domestic violence and shared custody generated plenty of response, so much that it warrants a follow-up.

Mom Always Said I Should Be a Lawyer

Jonathan Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Bernstein

Tom Foolery recently retired from his 25 years of service to the House Ethics Committee, and categorically denies that his own behavior was under review at the time of his retirement.

Outsourcing War and Peace: Part 5

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

This is the fifth and final excerpt from law professor Laura Dickinson's book, Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Priva...

The Panda Appropriations: When Your Property Is My Medium

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

It might seem like a good idea to surrender the ghostly essence of owned ideas. But when it comes down to the question of who's making money from whose efforts, we all chaff.

Equal Justice for Whom?

Patricia Ireland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Ireland

Apparently the omission of corporations from the First Amendment does not trouble Justice Scalia as much as the failure to mention women in the Fourteenth. What's his problem with women?

Outsourcing War and Peace: Part 2

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Here is the second of five excerpts from law professor Laura Dickinson's book, Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Priva...

Want a Gun? Get a Prescription!

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Gun-ownership stands out as one of the only areas in which we do not screen for a public threat before approving a potentially lethal activity. Increasing barriers to gun possession for the mentally ill will save lives.

When divorce, custody issues and domestic abuse collide

Rob Hahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Rob Hahn

Mike Haywood seemed to be in an ideal situation.

Law, Ethics and Jewish Divorce

Rabbi Mordecai Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Rabbi Mordecai Finley

If you read the Huffington Post, you likely read the New York Times, and perhaps you saw the article on the case of 34-year-old Aharon Friedman refusi...

From Changing Diapers to Buying Your Own Island

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

When I first divorced, I, like most people, was overwhelmed with financial crises. With two houses to support (my ex's and mine), our expenses had do...

Take the King's Shilling, Accept the King's Regulation

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Since Blackwater is in the news, by way of finally finding a buyer, it provides a convenient segue to a recently published paper. It is "Corporations ...