The Southern Poverty Law Center has supplemented its ethics complaint against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore with more examples of his disdain for the law. 1 - Name: w-line read more
A nonprofit group contended that a branch of the Union Community Health Center has failed to make numerous accommodations that are required by disability laws.
The ongoing Planned Parenthood scandal is a fascinating story that has a lot of facets that illustrate many disturbing aspects of American society. Although it is difficult to do so, I'm going to ask readers here to set aside the horrifying...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- There has been an outbreak of rallies in support of the Confederate flag since the June 17 mass shooting of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. The Southern Poverty Law Center works to fight bigotry and monitors hate groups around the country. Show More Summary
Guest post by Sapna Kumar. Prof. Kumar is an Associate Professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where she teaches patents and administrative law. She has written extensively about the ITC. Her most recent article, Regulating...Show More Summary
Missed this a couple of months back: how click-and-sue lead generators use Facebook, Big Data and call centers in India to rustle up plaintiffs for mass tort law firms [Bloomberg] Tags: chasing clients, Facebook, pharmaceuticals Bloomberg on tort “lead generators” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
The Texas Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee, like politicians in several other states, is taking advantage of the heavily edited videos by the anti-abortion Center for Medical Progress which purport to show Planned Parenthood illegally selling fetal tissue. Show More Summary
When Americans think about lobbying, they usually think about lobbying legislatures. Take the Affordable Care Act (ACA). According the Center for Responsive Politics, the ACA was one of the most lobbied bills in Congress over the last decade with more than 1,250 organizations registered on more than 5,000 issues. But what’s missing from this discussion […]
Morris Dees, Founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), was the featured speaker at the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga annual First Amendment dinner. Mr. Dees was introduced by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Mayor Berke,...Show More Summary
This case has major implications for technology, data privacy, cloud computing, international relations, U.S. business interests, and media, so it is deserving of our close attention.
Congressional Republicans are capitalizing on right-wing media's phony outrage over the deceptively edited videos released by anti-choice conservative group Center for Medical Progress to push legislation to defund Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary
The Wild Fish Conservancy and the Center for Environmental Law & Policy have released a 60-day Notice of Intent to sue to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for violations of the Clean Water Act at the Leavenworth National … more ?
The law lets sub-Saharan African countries sell products like textiles in U.S. markets duty-free. Obama says despite its challenges, Africa is incredibly dynamic and resilient, with extraordinary opportunities for the U.S. He says the trade law will continue to encourage good governance, labor rights and human rights in Africa.
International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) Program 2015 Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition (Penn Law) and the Cinema Studies Program (Penn Arts and Sciences) Early Career, Panel...Show More Summary
Law enforcement officials arrested a man in Northern California who was practicing medicine without a license at a fake oncology center, according to the Contra Costa Times. For more than five years, Vincent Gammill, 69, has been treating...Show More Summary
IT’S COME TO THIS: Off Duty Sheriff Deputies and Ordinary Citizens Guard Armed Forces Recruiting Centers in Ohio. “We are happy to report that in Wayne County such radicals not only must consider encountering armed law enforcement, but armed citizens as well.” Via Facebook, I hear that civilians showed up to guard the recruiting center […]
Every year, thousands of people like Blanca Guerra call the National Cancer Information Center, desperate to find some kind of health insurance.
Following the release of a heavily edited video, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Thursday announced that his office is investigating whether the state’s three Planned Parenthood centers broke the law. Image: Ohio Attorney General/YouTube The post Ohio Attorney General to Investigate Planned Parenthood After Doctored Anti-Choice Video appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Information is trickling out about the gunman who killed four people and wounded several others at two military recruiting centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., earlier today. As Andy noted below, law enforcement sources have identified the shooter as Muhammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24 years old. Show More Summary