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Why the Surprise Supreme Court Decision Won't Stop the Clean Power Plan

Keith Gaby | Posted 02.10.2016 | Green
Keith Gaby

In a surprise procedural decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan on pause while a lower court reviews it. The Court did not weigh in on the merits of the Environmental Protection Agency's plan, and didn't explain its reasoning.

8 Ways To Deal With A Bad Landlord

Trulia | Posted 02.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

The tenant/landlord relationship can be a tricky one. Whether it's dealing with a landlord who doesn't return your calls or arguing over what qualifie...

Move the Ball: Testing the Rooney Rule to Increase Diversity Within the Legal Profession

Tamesha Keel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Tamesha Keel

Diversity and the lack thereof has remained a hot topic at every turn. From sports and entertainment, academia, to legal and tech industries, the data illustrates the sobering reality that more work remains to be done to attain truly diverse and inclusive environments within our global society. Therefore, it is imperative to move beyond discourse to action.

Capital Punishment -- Justice or State Sanctioned Murder?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 01.21.2016 | Crime
Garry Rodgers

State sanctioned execution of convicted criminals is a hotly-debated, life-and-death social issue and the subject of capital punishment pushes more em...

Dying With Dignity

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Garry Rodgers

Let's face it. We're all going to die. You. Me. Our parents. Our children. Friends. Neighbours. Co-workers. Even our pets. It makes me wonder why we...

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman's Enduring Legacy

New York Legal Assistance Group | Posted 12.17.2015 | New York
New York Legal Assistance Group

As the year draws to a close, so too does the tenure of New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman. Since his appointment in 2009, the Chief Judge has inspired us with his pursuit of justice for every New Yorker.

The Relevance of Law Schools

Tamesha Keel | Posted 12.16.2015 | College
Tamesha Keel

We do not want law school "factories" churning out lawyers -- ones worried more about filling seats to make payroll and perpetuating outdated tradition for tradition's sake rather than developing leaders.

Nightmare in Waco: Bikers' Sans Justice

Candy Chand | Posted 12.14.2015 | Crime
Candy Chand

"Speak up for the ones who cannot speak for themselves. Ensure justice for those being crushed." --Proverbs 31:8 Law and order, not tempered by j...

When Did Marriage Become Disposable?

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 12.10.2015 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Consider what your lifetime together will look like. Contemplate what issues you need to work on. Be willing to do whatever you can to try and salvage this relationship with the person you fell in love with.

Content Marketing in The Law Niche: 4 Strategies To Succeed

Elena Prokopets | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Elena Prokopets

Content marketing is about bringing value, rather than squeezing out a sale. Use it to establish your authority online and earn the name of "this amazing, friendly legal company" to bring more referrals on board.

Legal Questions When Creating a Musical Group or Band

Brad Reid | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

Like it or not, law permeates our society including the arts. Musical groups find themselves surrounded by legal questions. Frequently, default legal ...

On-Demand Economy Goes White Collar: The Rise of the Lawyer-Entrepreneur

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

While other professions have been completely transformed by technology, the day-to-day practices of lawyers have remained largely the same.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Hasn't Signed Four Year Old Divorce Papers: Can He Do That?

Brian Beltz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Divorce
Brian Beltz

How long does it take to sign divorce papers? If you are Arnold Schwarzenegger, four years... and counting.

Sketchy Terms and Conditions You Didn't Read (But Probably Should)

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology
Thrillist

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock No one takes the time to actually read the Terms and Conditions. No one. Hell, the one that pops up before yo...

#TransWivesMatter: Presidential Recognition and Honor for the Transgender Widow of a Fallen Firefighter

Nikki Araguz Loyd | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nikki Araguz Loyd

Nearly 6 years ago my firefighter husband, Captain Thomas Araguz, was killed in the line of duty. While this was a horrific tragedy, the torture continued as my marriage was voided and all of the support that most widows of fallen heroes receive disappeared.

When Enough Is Enough

Fred Silberberg | Posted 10.06.2015 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

Is spousal support really supposed to last forever? Does every order that states support is to be paid "until death, remarriage or further order of court" mean that there will never be a reduction or even a termination in support? Case law tells us that the answer to that is no.

Nepal's New Constitution Leads Region in LGBTI Rights

Tracy Fehr | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Tracy Fehr

In the midst of earthquake reconstruction and political violence in the country's south, Nepal's new constitution provides a reason for many citizens to celebrate -- particularly its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community.

Mickey Mouse Softens Stance on Sports Betting

Blayne Davis | Posted 09.25.2015 | Sports
Blayne Davis

Sports betting is unquestionably linked to viewership numbers, and finally ESPN's parent company, the squeaky clean Walt Disney Co. has formally retreated from its anti-gambling posture to cater to its millions of fans who gamble.

Lawyers Are Finally Moving Toward Decent Work-Life Balance

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business

Disruption in the legal industry doesn’t mean startup bros and pingpong tables -- it means finding flexibility in one of the most rigid and con...

Lottery Employee Games the System to Win $14 Million

MoneyTips | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weird News
MoneyTips

Rigging the lottery to win $14 million? It sounds like the plot of a fictional Ocean's Sixteen. However, it actually did occur, but in Iowa, not Vegas. The criminal never did profit from his crime, and was recently convicted on fraud charges.

Judge Rules Latest Pearson/NYSED Test Does Not Discriminate -- So Far

Alan Singer | Posted 08.09.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

On August 7, 2015 Kimba M. Wood of Federal District Court in Manhattan ruled that the ALST, the latest rendition of the Pearson/New York State Education Department literacy test for teacher certification candidates, does not discriminate against minority group members

Why Your CEO Needs to be Tweetin'

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Twitter's information is in real time, fast moving and can be customized to appeal to specific demographics. It makes me wonder why more C-Suite executives from the hospitality industry aren't using Twitter to reach a broader audience.

Deaf Discrimination: The Fight for Equality Continues

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Frequently and all too easily, the rights of people who are deaf get stripped away. Every day, deaf individuals attempting to interact with hearing authorities, emergency responders, or organizations are denied basic access to communication and, in some instances, their lives are put into jeopardy.

Selecting Legal Representation in the Digital Age

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 07.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Ashley Wren Collins

A tech-savvy attorney or firm can provide you with a faster response time to your concerns and in saving you time, save you significant amounts of money. Here are three things to ask about before selecting your legal representation.

Foods You Can't Bring Into The U.S. (Plus Treats You Should)

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.17.2015 | Travel
The Daily Meal

There is nothing worse than having your treasured food souvenirs get unceremoniously dumped in some undeserving airport trashcan.