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December 10  • 

Human rights begin at home

Groups like Amnesty International have increasingly pointed to American abuses of international norms in our policing, our prisons, and elsewhere.

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December 9  • 

Ask Avvo: Is it true I can’t legally hand someone a gun, even just to show it to them?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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December 3  • 

In praise of the law Bill Cosby’s newest accuser used to sue him for child sexual abuse – 40 years later

The California law Judy Huth used to sue Bill Cosby for child sexual abuse is vital to the ability of molestation victims to seek justice.

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November 25  • 

Ask Avvo: My teen sent nude photos to another teen. Is this a crime?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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November 23  • 

Anonymous to Ferguson KKK: ‘We are the law now’

After the Ku Klux Klan promised “lethal violence” against Ferguson protestors, hacktivist group Anonymous struck back.

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November 20  • 

Throwback Thursday: Midwestern states are more progressive than you think

Midwestern legislative milestones that paved the way for progressive causes like women's rights, same-sex marriage, equality and education.

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November 18  • 

‘Right-to-try’ laws: Explaining the latest legislative trend in patients’ rights

Several states have passed laws giving terminally ill patients greater freedom in obtaining experimental drugs when other treatments fail.

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November 16  • 

In the rape accusations against Bill Cosby, no justice

My assessment of the Bill Cosby rape accusations, as a litigator who has handled cases of rape, battery and sexual abuse for decades.

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November 16  • 

Federal law guarantees little when it comes to holiday, overtime pay

What rights do US workers have regarding holidays? What you should know about holiday pay, overtime and employer-employee relations.

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November 13  • 

Same-sex marriage nears its defining moment

Within the next year, the Supreme Court will answer the question of whether same-sex marriage is constitutionally required in every state.

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