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Ivanka Trump Sued For Allegedly Copying Shoe Designs

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.22.2016 | Style

Luxury footwear label Aquazzura is inflicting pain on its competitors, and not just in the form of sky-high heels. The Italian brand slapped Ivanka T...

Lawsuit Filed After White Schoolboys Allegedly Drag Black Classmate With A Rope

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics

The parents of a 12-year-old Texas girl, who sustained a severe rope burn on her neck during an overnight school field trip to Germer Ranch in Blanco ...

Exxon Sues MA Attorney General In Retaliatory Attempt To Thwart 'Exxon Knew' Climate Accountability

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Acting like a wounded and cornered beast, ExxonMobil has launched what appears to be a blatantly retaliatory and frivolous lawsuit against Massachuset...

Ellen DeGeneres Is Being Sued Over A Breast Joke

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment

Talk about indecent exposure. Ellen DeGeneres is facing a lawsuit from a Georgia woman who claims she experienced emotional distress after the talk s...

Lesbian Couple Win $80K Settlement After Arrest For Holding Hands

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 05.23.2016 | Hawaii

Two vacationing lesbians who accused a Honolulu police officer of harassing them for kissing at a grocery store have won an $80,000 settlement from th...

Model Drags Hugh Hefner Into Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment

A woman who accuses Bill Cosby of drugging and molesting her when she was 17 has filed a lawsuit against the comedian that also blames Playboy magazin...

Journalists Arrested In Ferguson Barred From Talking About Settlement

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

ST. LOUIS – Four journalists have settled a lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department over their arrests in Ferguson, Missouri, during ...

Pumping Milk at 40,000 Feet: Four Women Pilots Are Navigating a Course toward Fairness

Joan Williams | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Joan Williams

Women who work in roles traditionally held by men often face stereotypes and unfair treatment on the job. This was certainly true for four Frontier Airlines pilots who filed complaints yesterday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after Frontier denied their right to accommodations for pregnancy and breastfeeding.

A New and Ugly form of Racial Bias

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

A new civil rights consciousness has gripped a great deal of the country. Maybe we can address some of the challenges that still occur on the basis of race by turning the tide against consumer racial profiling and letting it be a thing of the past.

Get a Gynecologist to Do Your Facelift: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Arkady Bukh | Posted 05.09.2016 | Crime
Arkady Bukh

Do you want your gynecologist to give you a facelift? If you're not paying attention, that just may be what happens. Plastic surgeons, generally, ar...

Trump Could Be Ordered To Testify In Lawsuit Alleging Violence By Security Guards

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could be ordered to testify in a lawsuit alleging members of his security team ...

The Climate Kids Matter More Than Sarah Palin

Stephen Harrison | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Stephen Harrison

There is a very distressing paradigm in which we are currently thinking about climate. We have decided that climate change is primarily a political and cultural - rather than a legal - issue. That's a shame.

American Mustache Institute Files Truth-In-Advertising Legal Brief Against Taco Bell Over Quesalupa

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 04.25.2016 | Weird News
Dr. Abraham Froman

In launching the chain's relatively new Quesalupa offering, Taco Bell as captured the attention of the American dining public. However, understanding ...

Led Zeppelin Stars Face 'Stairway To Heaven' Copyright Trial

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment

(Reuters) - Led Zeppelin's lead singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page must face a U.S. jury trial over whether they stole opening chords for th...

Why the Taiji Whale Museum Lawsuit Victory Is Important for Dolphins

Mark J. Palmer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green
Mark J. Palmer

So why was this lawsuit victory important for the dolphins? This was the first ever lawsuit involved in the Taiji dolphin slaughter to attack the culprits. And it was successful.

Student Accused In BDSM Sexual Assault Case Wins Rare Legal Victory

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.30.2016 | Politics

A male student accused of sexual violence didn't get a fair shot at defending himself when George Mason University expelled him, a district court judg...

Photo Copyright: Oscar Wilde, Richard Prince, and Your Instagram Content

Kim Farbota | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Kim Farbota

Foundations: Oscar Wilde and the Origins of Photo Copyright In 1882 a 27-year-old Oscar Wilde arrived in New York City. Wilde's best-known works, The...

Killer Contract Clauses

Jack Garson | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Jack Garson

Are you a winner or loser when it comes to business disputes?

For The First Time, Ferguson Has A Majority Black City Council

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Laverne Mitchom made history on Tuesday night when she became the fourth African-American member of the Ferguson City Council, giving the...

Remain Neutral Regarding Kesha's Sexual Assault Claims

Rocco Papa | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment
Rocco Papa

I'm wondering why so many just automatically believe Dr. Luke is guilty. Is it because Kesha is the public figure that everybody is familiar with, while Dr. Luke is just a producer who works behind-the-scenes? Is it because a female is accusing a male?

Justin Timberlake And Will.I.Am. Sued For Copyright Infringement

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.18.2016 | Entertainment

• PK Music Performance is suing the two musicians, claiming that "a substantial part of the drum, conga drum, organ, bass guitar, electric quitter a...

University Of Tennessee Condoned Football Rape Culture, Lawsuit Alleges

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports

University of Tennessee officials looked the other way as the school's male athletes raped women and assaulted the people who helped them, and then ar...

Obamacare Lawsuit: Old News Still Making News

Arkady Bukh | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Arkady Bukh

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard the message: "Legally presumed Obamacare lawsuit delivered by health care reformers finds amenabl...

Jay Z Is Being Sued for $18 Million Over His Cologne

Complex | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.27.2016 | Black Voices

Jay Z's foray into fragrance could end up costing him millions, according to a new lawsuit. The rapper successfully dropped his Gold Jay Z cologne bac...

Professor Says She Was Fired Unconstitutionally For Cursing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.22.2016 | College

A former professor says she might still have her job if it weren't for the U.S. Department of Education's overly broad take on what constitutes sexual...