No federal charges will be forthcoming against George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012. The killing generated nationwide demonstrations. Zimmerman’s state court murder trial was nationally televised by every cable news network. I covered it in depth for NBC and MSNBC, and when the trial was over, I was so disturbed
Washington, D.C. legalizes marijuana at midnight, with some caveats.
Avvo’s Lisa Bloom on the DOJ’s decision not to press federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for killing teen Trayvon Martin.
Marijuana attorney Bret Sachter answers common questions from landlords about renters and new medical, recreational marijuana laws.
Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom on Texas jury’s verdict: Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murdering Navy Seal Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.
The status of the death penalty in the United States, problems with today’s lethal injections and the future of execution in the U.S.
On Feb. 24, 2015, Alaska became the first majority republican state to legalize recreational marijuana. It’s the third U.S. state overall.
A prenup is a contract that sets forth both parties’ rights in the event of death or divorce. These are issues that couples typically avoid discussing, especially when they’re busy planning a wedding. However, if you approach the process with an open mind, prenups can also be quite romantic.
Nationwide, 400,000 rape kits collect dust in police evidence rooms. We have the money, we just choose not to spend it on protecting women.
A controversial, inspiring figure, Malcolm X’s courageous—yet extreme—politics dramatically shaped racial discourse in America.