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Teach Law Outside of Law Schools

Michael Shammas | Posted 06.04.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

What if I told you that the most pertinent social science subject -- one that affects every single one of us every single day -- is taught to only a select few? That would be absurd, right? Well, unfortunately this is no fiction. It is the state of legal knowledge in America, and it is profoundly troubling.

Another USA Series Bites The Dust

Posted 01.02.2013 | TV

USA's "Fairly Legal" has been canceled, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The news come just after the network canceled another series, "Common Law...

'Common Law' Cancelled By USA

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.02.2012 | TV

USA's "Common Law" has been canceled. The series, which aired for one season, will not be returning for a second run. Ted Linhart, USA Network's s...

Summer's Hottest TV Actors

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

Though many shows have signed off for the summer, TV is still heating up with new series and returning ones to keep us entertained. And with the Su...

From 'Dark Shadows' To 'The Dictator': The Week's Most BRUTAL Reviews

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment

Is Tim Burton's macabre shtick getting old? Or is it just an acquired taste? "Dark Shadows" may aim at being silly, but many critics are finding it te...

Common Law Has Potential

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.11.2012 | TV
Jackie K. Cooper

Common Law shows promise but it had better hit its stride and do it quickly. Chemistry is everything -- these people better get in the lab and start brewing it up.

Can TV Retire The 'We're Not Gay' Non-Joke?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.11.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

It might have been funny, a long time ago, for two straight men to constantly fend off the suggestion that they are gay. Not anymore.

Children v. Dirty Business

William S. Becker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

On May 11, a group of children will face off against the Obama administration and the NAM, arguing that common law requires governments to protect critical natural resources on behalf of current and future generations.

What Does Trayvon's Shooting Mean for Architects and Urbanists?

Mitch McEwen | Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts
Mitch McEwen

With the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, the worlds of architecture and urbanism cannot afford to hear no evil/see no evil this time.

'Prison Break' Star Stirs Up USA Drama

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

Dominic Purcell is best known for playing escaped prisoner Lincoln Burrows on "Prison Break," but he's turned to law enforcement for a new USA Network...

5 Tips for a Happy Domestic Partnership

Amy Chan | Posted 10.12.2011 | Women
Amy Chan

While domestic partnership can be cohabitating bliss, it can also be a near disaster if you don't learn how to co-exist peacefully under the same roof.

The Fallacies of the Torture Debate

Craig Martin | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Craig Martin

In the famous ticking time bomb hypothetical, it is moral to torture one person in order to save the lives of thousands, that the right to life trumps the right to physical integrity and security. This is a false construct.