I attended the 20th Annual Law Firm Leaders Forum at The Pierre Hotel in New York City on October 8 and 9, courtesy of Thomson Reuters. Professor Heidi Gardner, Lecturer on Law and Distinguished Fellow at the Center on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School, discussed how law firm leaders can lead their firms through […]
This was one of the ugliest Confederate flag stories of the summer, but thanks to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the brave Confederate-soldier wannabes who harassed a kid's birthday party have been indicted: A Georgia state prosecutor...Show More Summary
Pregnancy centers in California have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a new law pro-abortion Governor Jerry brown signed forcing them to promote abortions. As LifeNews reported, Governor Brown signed the law last week. The new law forces pregnancy clinics to inform women and girls that California has public programs that provide immediate free or […]
Operators of religious pregnancy centers have sued Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris to block a new California law that requires such clinics to provide information about abortion and contraceptive services offered by other providers. Under the legislation, which was sponsored by Harris and abortion...
Protesters in front of a pregnancy crisis center in 2013. For years, one of the forced-birthers' many tactics to curtail women's reproductive freedom has been the establishment of so-called "pregnancy crisis centers." There are now more than 3,000 of these centers in about half the states. Show More Summary
The Duggar family has been at the center of months of scandal and controversy lately and will now be the subject ofLaw & Order: SVU. The NBC drama will be taking on a story line inspired by the family's lifestyle for an upcoming episode that will air Wednesday, Nov. Show More Summary
A law forcing life-affirming pregnancy centers and state-licensed medical clinics to distribute information on where and how to obtain a state-funded abortion was signed Friday by California Governor Jerry Brown, according to a report from the Washington Times. Show More Summary
The 13th Annual Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training in Edmond, OK takes place on December 3, 2015. This FREE training is sponsored by The Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc. and Partners in Education Advocacy. The sponsors welcome Pete Wright, Esq. to the University of Central Oklahoma for this special event. Registration is FREE […]
California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Reproductive Fact ACT into law Friday, which requires anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to post signs disclosing to their patients if they are medically licensed, and informing them the state provides low-cost family planning, abortion services and prenatal care. Show More Summary
Albany Law School is seeking to fill an entry level position teaching in its Clinic and Justice Center: We are especially interested in candidates with experience and expertise in tax, business transactions, or not-for-profit corporations, who could establish a pedagogically appropriate Tax or Transactions Clinic. As a member of the...
California on Friday became the only state to target anti-abortion pregnancy centers with a law cracking down on deceptive practices some have used to prevent or dissuade women from having an abortion. The new law, which forces someShow More Summary
A push for tighter gun laws in the US has once again taken center stage, in the wake of a 26-year-old opening fire on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, and killing 10 people. The suspected shooter, Chris Mercer, carried with him three pistols, a rifle, and five extra magazines — all legally obtained. Show More Summary
In the wake of the Oregon shooting and in fact all campus centered shootings there are many persons who feel that the new Texas law is unfair and unsafe. The new Texas approved “campus carry” law gives the legal freedom for students to carry concealed weapons – handguns – to classrooms, dorms and other campus... Show More Summary
With the campaign season in full swing, the debate over gun control laws once again has taken center stage. As the candidates reacted to the senseless mass shooting in Oregon two weeks ago, an old meme about guns, Hitler and the Holocaust resurfaced. Show More Summary
This week, the AFL-CIO, the National Women's Law Center and other groups sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging the German government to end a gag order that restricts T-Mobile workers' ability to speak up in response to sexual harassment and other discrimination. Read the text of the letter below.
The American Center for Law and Justice has claimed that Islamic indoctrination is growing into a "nationwide epidemic," based on several cases of public school students allegedly being taught Islamic ideology. The conservative law group said that as many as 7,000 Tennessee residents have called to complain about students being require to learn the Five Pillars of Islam.
Anti-LGBT groups think they know why the Southern Poverty Law Center calls them "hate groups." They don't. The post How Kim Davis’ Lawyers Earned Their ‘Hate Group’ Designation appeared first on ThinkProgress.
According to a recent blog post by Bobby Jindal, mass shootings have a number of causes, all centering in what he calls cultural decay: absent fathers, abortion, movies and video games. With references to God’s law, common decency, political correctness, and young boys who ‘will never become real men’ because of a lack of truth... Show More Summary
The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation's gun laws to the center of the presidential race. At least some of the Republicans who are running have pointed to Chicago as proof that gun control does not work.The city has a reputation for having some...
The Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled Liberty Counsel, whose efforts enabled Kentucky clerk Kim Davis to have an audience with Pope Francis, a "hate group."