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Big Oil Could Have Put a Dent in CO2 Emissions in 1970s... But Did Nothing

According to new documents from the Center for International Environmental Law, the industry chose to prioritize costs over the planet. The new documents show oil companies chose to invest in climate denying instead of on technologies to reduce emissions.

Los Angeles Threatens Pregnancy Centers, Trying to Force Them to Promote Abortions

Los Angeles city officials are throwing their weight around and trying to intimidate pro-life pregnancy centers into complying with a new law that forces them to promote abortions. The Los Angeles Daily News reports city hall officials sent letters to six local pro-life organizations, urging them to follow the new pro-abortion law. City attorney Mike […]

Pro-Choice Activists Ask to Be Prosecuted to Prove a Point About Abortion Laws

While in the U.S. pro-choice advocates fight felony charges and fake abortion centers, three women from Derry, Northern Ireland, have turned themselves in for procuring pills to induce abortion and distributing them to young women. They hope to trigger a trial following two high-profile cases prosecuting young women who used this ... More »

The New ATL Small Firm Center: Q&A With Chelsey Lambert Of Smokeball

Insights into the legal tech landscape for small law firms, courtesy of Chelsey Lambert of Smokeball.

Exclusive Clip Of 'Law & Order: SVU' Proves The Season Will Finish With A Bang

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

If you've been keeping up with Season 17 of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," you know it's been extremely dramatic (just like that "Bachelor"-inspired episode). The tone remains the same for the "SVU" finale this week, centered around...Show More Summary

Gov. Haslam Defunds & Disbands UT Office of Diversity after Controversy at School’s Pride Center

The University of Tennessee (UT) is disbanding it's Office of Diversity after legislation defunding it became law on Friday. The law prevents the institution from spending state funds "to promote the use of gender-neutral pronouns, to...Show More Summary

New poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs

CHICAGO (AP) — Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from the job to be paid. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Friday said 72 percent support paid family […]

DC Cir: No Link Between ACA 'Transition' Program and Health Insurance Premiums

A lawyer for the evangelical group American Freedom Law Center has lost his Obamacare suit in the D.C. Circuit on the grounds of lack of standing. The appellate court ruled that the AFLCA and Robert Muise, it's co-founder and senior counsel, failed to prove beyond the standard of probability that......

Americans Are Filing More Lawsuits Alleging Caregiver Discrimination. Here’s Why.

New research from the University of California, Hastings’ Center for WorkLife Law finds a 269 percent increase in lawsuits alleging family responsibilities discrimination in the last decade, compared to the previous decade. These findings...Show More Summary

Coal Ash Wednesday: More lawsuits on the way

Playing the game of risk: Spokespeople from basin owner Duke Energy and the Southern Environmental Law Center talked with Carolina Public Press earlier this month about their desired outcomes. Both indicated an expectation that their employers would consider legal action if DEQ doesn’t give them what they want. Show More Summary

Law & Order: SVU Finale: Barba Takes Center Stage in Warren Leight's Final Episodes

After five seasons at the helm of Law & Order: SVU, showrunner Warren Leight's final two episodes will be the two-part Season 17 finale, airing May 18 and 25. And fittingly, the season-ender puts ADA Barba (Raul Esparza) in grave danger. Show More Summary

Are Manufacturing Jobs the New McJobs?

The ugly reality that people who work in manufacturing have witnessed for years has just been laid out for all to see in new research by the National Employment Law Project and the UC Berkeley Labor Center: Wages in the manufacturing sector have been pushed so low that 34% of all people who work in production are in households enrolled in public safety net programs.

“Election Law Continuing Legal Education, Memphis Session”

June 25: The International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers (IACREOT), the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks (NACRC), and the Bipartisan Policy Center will host subject matter experts from federal, state and local government, elections … Continue reading ?

Even in Liberal Communities, Transgender Bathroom Laws Worry Parents

A Manhattan rec center struggles to make its locker rooms work for everyone

How A Classmate's Scheduling Conflict Paved The Way For Sandra Fluke

In the first half of 2012, Sandra Fluke went from being an unknown student at Georgetown University Law Center to a leading advocate for contraception rights and a rising star within the Democratic Party. Her trajectory began with a fight over congressional testimony. Show More Summary

Wisconsin Trans Student Sues for Equal Bathroom Access

Ashton Whitaker's school is violating federal law by denying him access to the boys' restroom, says the Transgender Law Center.

Filled Negro Says That While He Is Empathic To The Family Of Murder Victim Tyron Donoven Jackson Of Columbia South Carolina, But Until He Gets A Tweet From Southern Poverty Law Center's "White Right Wing Hate Watch" He Will Not Be Posting The Story

The Civil Rights F.L.I..R. Camera Was Turned On To Disprove The Coronor's Claim That A Black Man Committed Suicide And Was Not Lynhced Even The Slightest Hint That A BLACK MAN WAS LYNCHED IN THE SOUTH Provokes The CIVIL RIGHTS PHARISEES...Show More Summary

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Budget That Will Defund Planned Parenthood, Cutting $200,000

Arizona lawmakers approved a state budget that is sure to displease the nation’s biggest abortion business and now pro-life Governor Doug Ducey has signed it into law. As Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi Herrod explains to it will cut Planned Parenthood funding $200,000: Lawmakers passed a budget that includes sensible legislation to strip […]

Samantha Bee Takes Down Fake Abortion Centers

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

On last night's episode of Full Frontal, Samantha Bee skewered the horrifying reality that are sham abortion clinics. Her rage was sparked by a Georgia law that allows state money to fund "pregnancy resource centers" that offer propaganda, false ultrasounds, and the inability to properly administer a pregnancy test.The bit, ... More »

GOP lawmaker brags about cop ‘lover’ as she doubles down on threat to point guns at law officers

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A gun-toting Nevada Republican doubled down on her comments about pointing guns at law enforcement officers. Assemblywoman Michele Fiore found herself last week at the center of a controversy, where she often lands, after claiming the Second Amendment granted Americans the right to aim firearms at...

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