Flula, a young, thin, white man speaking in German-accented English directly to the camera while lying in bed: [heaving sigh] I was just at a party. They were playing this game, and it is the most terrible gross of games I have seen in my life: Beer Pong.It is like ping pong, but with no ping—with no nets, with no paddles. Show More Summary
Eight governors from the Northeast are asking the EPA to crack down. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is gearing up to hear a big air-pollution case.
Fri December 06, 2013 How To Save Organs and Lives--With Tech and Cheekiness by Amy-Willard Cross Every day 20 Americans die for lack of an organ transplant. It’s possible to fix that. How? The same way we found all our elementary school friends, synced our iPods and and tracked our fitness through bracelets and shoes. Show More Summary
by Sarah Erkmann December 5, 2013 (Catholic Anchor) - For many Alaskans it was an unimaginable tragedy. An Eagle River woman allegedly gave birth to a baby girl, wrapped her in a towel, and left her to die under a bush in a public park. A resident walking his dog later found the deceased child. The young woman now finds…
by Kelly Bartlett Dec. 9, 2013 (Mercatornet) - In 2008, Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon traveled from Mississippi to San Francisco for their dream wedding. A few short years later the dream dissolved and now Czekala-Chatham wants Mississippi to grant her a divorce. Small problem. Her home state doesn’t…
Travel Grants for Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture From the FLP mailbox, this notice of grants for travel to the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke: The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
It's been a rough week for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The "corporate bill mill" group's annual States & Nation meeting was overshadowed by damaging evidence of misconduct revealed by The Guardian. And it just...Show More Summary
Women in the Media: A Year in Review Via Upworthy, here. H/T Joan Gaylord. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors
The greatest way we can honor Nelson Mandela is to raise our voices to expose injustice, demand freedom for those unjustly imprisoned and value the rights of all people.
When Matthias Meyer began studying the ancient DNA in the 400,000 year old fossils he found in the Sima de los Huesos, or Pit of Bones cave, deep beneath the Atapuerca mountains in Spain, he was pretty sure he knew what he’d find. The...Show More Summary
(ALBANY, N.Y.) — Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range. Snowy owls, familiar to children as Harry Potter’s pet, made a noticeable appearance in the northern half of the U.S. Show More Summary
You know it's bad when oil companies see the light on carbon taxing before the tax-collectors do.
The one-day strike by fast food workers reminds us that inexpensive food carries a high social price tag.
Nelson Mandela believed education is “the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” As we learn the sad news of his death, we remember Mandela’s legacy and profound contribution to education in Africa. “Today we have all lost a hero, a powerful champion for children,” said Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director. […]
A shocking story out of China today indicates a 10-year-old girl reportedly kicked and abused a toddler boy less than two years of age and then tossed him over the balcony from her 25th-floor residents. According to news reports, video footage shows a 10-year-old school girl allegedly slamming the boy to the ground, kicking him […]
It’s been said that facts are stubborn things. True enough, but that doesn’t daunt the “journalists” at The Washington Post. Faced with uncomfortable information, those intrepid truth-tellers … ignore it. That’s what Sean Sullivan and Scott Clement did writing on the Post’s overtly liberal “The Fix” blog. On Nov. 26, the day the Supreme Court […]
Millions of Americans have lost their health insurance as a result of the rules and regulations of Obamacare. But, Harry Reid is telling a local television station in his home state of Nevada that President Barack Obama’s claim of “If you like your insurance you can keep it,” “was true.” You just can’t make this […]
The manta ray is a graceful swimmer, cruising the world's temperate and tropical waters by flapping its large pectoral fins. When the mood strikes, however, those fins are used as wings to help launch the ray up to seven feet (two meters) in the air. Show More Summary
Mba v London Borough Of Merton  EWCA Civ 1562 – Read judgment The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a Christian care worker against the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) that a requirement that she work on Sundays indirectly discriminated against her on the grounds of religion or belief. The […]
In December 2004, Boston magazine published an article from an anonymous abortion provider. The doctor, whose name, location and gender were not identified, described how she (for the sake of simplicity I will use the pronoun “she”) had originally not wanted to provide abortions: “When I started medical school in upstate New York, I didn’t […]