As we reported earlier, the group charged with assaulting a gay couple in Center City, Philadelphia last Thursday won't be charged with a hate crime because sexual orientation is not included in the state's hate crime statutes. But Pennsylvania Rep....
"The so-called Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has taken a page from the left wing hate group Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and published a new report called 'The Export of Hate.' A’ la SPLC, this publication is nothing less than an enemies list designed to help people like 'gay' activist Floyd Lee Corkins identify their assassination targets. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Israel's Supreme Court dismissed a petition by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel. According to Adalah, the court's...Show More Summary
Student Press Law Center The faculty adviser and student editor of a high school newspaper in southeast Pennsylvania were suspended amid a drawn-out fight over the paper’s refusal to use the term “redskin,” Anna Schiffbauer writes for...Show More Summary
In July 2014, a Virginia Department of Health inspection report obtained by The Family Foundation of Virginia uncovered violations of federal drug laws by the Charlottesville Medical Center for Women. The facility performs 12% of Virginia abortions, making them the third largest abortion business in the state after Planned Parenthood and facilities owned by Dr. […]
Student Press Law Center Student journalists at Columbia College Chicago were turned away from an Illinois gubernatorial candidate’s press conference about medical marijuana because they weren’t considered part of the “working press,”...Show More Summary
A New Zealand High Court judgment handed down on Friday will have far-reaching implications for journalists and bloggers, as courts around the world consider the rapidly changing definitions of journalism. At the center of the judgment was the question: How do New Zealand laws define who is a journalist and what is the news media?...
The Paley Center just announced its 2014 PaleyFest lineup, and get ready, 'cause Daryl Dixon and Detective Olivia Benson will both be on hand to discuss their respective shows. [ more › ]
I'm a Title IX girl. Signed into law by President Nixon in 1972, it reads "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under...Show More Summary
By Amanda Becker, Business Insider After the Saginaw Chippewa fired a housekeeper at the Soaring Eagle casino in 2010, the Michigan tribe found itself at the center of a national legal battle over the reach of U.S. labor law and the sovereign rights of Native American tribes.
This post was co-authored with Alisa Zomer, Research Fellow at the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy. Leaders from around the world will gather at the United Nations this month to tackle some of our most complex challenges - from climate change, to sustainable development, to the future of cities. Show More Summary
Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., who was a pioneer in melding the practice of law and lobbying and led the prominent Washington lobbying shop Patton Boggs for many years, died on Monday at age 73, his family said. He sat at the center of Washington's business, legal and political circles for decades representing U.S. Show More Summary
Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has written a 128-page book that answers many of the questions you may have about what’s going on in the Mid-East. The book is being published by Howard Publishing on October 14th in both print and eBook. Here’s the publisher blurb: Jay Sekulow, one […]
The Center for American Progress is waving a white flag on banning assault weapons in a new study, urging instead that advocates focus on expanding background checks and firearms licensing laws.
California has come up with a law that hurts the very people it says it is protecting by making it difficult to record call center transactions. Penal code 632 of California law says in-part: (a) Every person who, intentionally and without...Show More Summary
Upcoming changes to the way FICO calculates credit scores will improve the way americans access credit, but advocates from the National Consumer Law Center – and legislators – are aiming to create an overhaul of the entire credit reporting...Show More Summary
By Aloysius Hogan, Capital Research Center New studies on the harms of American labor laws paint a grim picture. The laws drag down economic growth, suppress workers’ wages, and cause government debt to soar.
Detroit Pistons' forward/center Greg Monroe has been suspended for two games without pay for pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired, in violation of the law of the State of Michigan, the NBA announced Tuesday.
It’s going to be a legendary affair as George Clooney takes Amal Alamuddin to be his lawfully wedded wife this month. While speaking at a private event to benefit the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and the Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center,...Show More Summary
Cui, Conwill and Day: In recent weeks, immigration reform has been centered on humanitarian issues — but it is also an economic tragedy that Congress has yet to reform immigration policy to retain highly skilled foreign nationals.