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Difficult Legal Issues Surround Anti-Panhandling Ordinances

Brad Reid | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
Brad Reid

It is possible that some panhandlers view it as their profession and do not meet a "truly-needy" test that critics of panhandlers in general discuss. However, to the extent that panhandling reflects unmet human needs, it is one piece of much broader social issues that have no simple solutions.

School Rules and a Twitter "Social Media Riot" or Student Free Speech?

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

A graduating high school senior finished a three-day suspension on Wednesday for creating a Twitter hashtag about a budget controversy, but the upstate New York case continues to play out in social media.

David Bryne And Questlove Get Together To Talk Music

Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

The Public Theater has a knack for bringing together opposing forces from the world of fine and performing arts, placing giants like Tony Kushner and ...

'All Artists Are Activists'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

This week, the Public Theater in New York played host to an impressive group of artists and writers including Salman Rushdie and Carl Bernstein. "Thou...

Are Courthouses Obsolete?

Brad Reid | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Brad Reid

Are courtrooms obsolete? No, but many venues are located outside of the traditional courthouse or are increasingly subject to video conferencing such as arraignments.

Stimulus Bill Research Forum

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't forget to share your findings with us while you dig through the House and Senate stimulus bills. This page will serve as a public forum where r...