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Rex Tillerson Supposedly Shifted Exxon Mobil’s Climate Position. Except He Really Didn’t.

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 12.26.2016 | Politics

In December 2006, Exxon Mobil Corp. convened a two-day summit of environmental and ethics experts at a rural retreat near the base of the Blue Ridge M...

For Moms In Prison, Distance Can Hurt As Much As Time

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

LINCOLN, Ill. ― On board a pair of buses making the nearly three-hour journey to central Illinois from Chicago a week before Christmas, everyone has...

The EPA Knows How To Prevent The Next Flint. Will A Trump EPA Do It?

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

It is becoming increasingly clear that many of the conditions that contributed to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, are also present in tho...

For A Missouri 12th Grader-Law Clerk, It's Justice Denied

Michael Levin | Posted 12.23.2016 | Crime
Michael Levin

If you don't like lawyers, here's a story guaranteed to make you like them even less. I'm a lawyer by training, and I didn't even like myself once I...

John Kasich Quietly Signs Measure Blocking Local Governments From Raising Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill earlier this week blocking local governments from raising the minimum wage above the level set by the state. L...

South Carolina Lawmakers Propose Porn Block On New Computers

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics

Computers and devices sold in South Carolina that can access the internet would be required to have filters installed to prevent people from viewing p...

The Racial Achievement Gap Can't Close Without Prison Reform, Report Shows

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.19.2016 | Black Voices

Mass incarceration is taking a huge toll on black students in this country. A new report by the Economic Policy Institution (EPI) found that the “di...

Jail Suicides Are Largely Preventable. So Why Are They On The Rise?

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― More people committed suicide in jail in 2014 than in any other year since at least the turn of the century, according to newly publish...

5 Legal Risks Freelancers Face

John Rampton | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Becoming a freelancer who works from home might sound like a dream come true, especially if you are stuck in a 9-to-5 job you hate. Being a freelance...

Lethal Injection In The 21st Century: When Enough Becomes Enough

Dennis Curry | Posted 11.30.2016 | Crime
Dennis Curry

It's now time for American society and indeed medical culture to get it and resist continuing the regrettable practice of lethal injection.

Progressives, Unite.

Amol Mehra | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Amol Mehra

With unity, we will have a fighting chance against the powers of injustice and intolerance, and to protect the institutions that give us the tools and leverage to defend our rights. Without it, we will see the evisceration of all that we have been working to build.

How Trademark Law Harms Peoples' Lives and Wealth

Tom Casano | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Tom Casano

Trademark, copyright, and patent law are three segments of the same basic concept: protecting businesses from unlawful use of their property. Unfortun...

Trump, Sexual Harrasment And The Workplace

Steve Strauss | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Steve Strauss

It is axiomatic to say that no woman should be subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace. Let's double down on that and say that no person shoul...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

Why Some Law Schools Are Closing

Frank H. Wu | Posted 11.07.2016 | Education
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Frank H. Wu

Critics of legal education might be chortling that Indiana Tech University has announced it will close its new law school. Only one member of its inau...

Loving

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The writing, direction, performances and production elements are filled with a grace that leaves a lasting impression. It's as if the battle this unassuming couple waged must have been blessed from the start.

3 Deal-breakers: Let These Kenny Rogers Lyrics Serve as a Reminder

Nina B. Ries | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Nina B. Ries

While I have been known to quote lyrics to 80s songs and Brat Pack movies in daily conversation, there is no set of lyrics are more relevant to busine...

Commercial Tenant Harassment in New York City--Questionable Medicine

Adam Leitman Bailey | Posted 10.25.2016 | New York
Adam Leitman Bailey

Effective September 26, 2016, New York City adopted an ordinance giving commercial tenants a cause of action against their landlords for "harassment."...

The 5 Unseen Obstacles Plaintiffs Face In Legitimate Lawsuits

Larry Alton | Posted 10.21.2016 | Impact
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Larry Alton

Lawsuits are incredibly common. There are approximately 15 million civil cases filed every year in the United States, which vary in size, intensity, a...

Local governments in Poland need to defend Constitution

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.18.2016 | Home
Pawel Adamowicz

It's not a secret: there is a serious disconnect in Poland between the new national government in Warsaw and some local governments, especially some b...

Out With The Warrior, In With The Guardian. Transforming Police Culture

Tara Lai Quinlan | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Tara Lai Quinlan

Repairing community-police relations and building the necessary trust and legitimacy will not be easy, and will take time. But the current state of affairs provides us with both extraordinary challenges and extraordinary opportunities for real and meaningful reform. Let us roll up our sleeves and begin the journey.

Trump Wants To Be 'America's Putin': Here Is How He'll Do It

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Trump has no actual talent, and the attention span of a three-year old on any subject -- other than himself, that is... His uncle is an MIT professor, his sister is a judge and he is... what? Basically, a flim-flam man.

Victim Can't Sue Parole Officials Who Badly Supervised Abductor

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 09.29.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

A federal appeals court panel in San Francisco on August 26 issued an opinion rejecting an attempt by a kidnap victim to sue federal parole officials ...

When Should You Try to Solve a Problem Outside of Court? (Hint: Almost Always!)

Nina B. Ries | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
Nina B. Ries

It may be surprising to hear this from a litigator, but I roll my eyes every time someone threatens to sue. Many problems are more easily, cost-affordably, and readily solved by civility, and perhaps even an apple pie.

My Request For A New Title For Women

Catherine Nagle | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Catherine Nagle

Thank you so much, for hearing my request, during this most important debate!