Lisa Bloom, News, Rights

Death throes for the Boy Scouts’ discrimination against gay Scout leaders?


The lesson in Robert Gates’ “I’m-doing-it-because-you’re-making-me-not-because-I-want-to” statement is the power of persistent activism.

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Business, Money, Rights, Safety, Tips & How-To

Ask Avvo: Should I file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit?


Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week: If you’re hurt on the job, which is better for you — workers’ compensation or a personal injury lawsuit?

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights, Safety

Do police lie?


“Almost everyone twists the truth to avoid punishment, especially when they think they can get away with it.”

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Consumer Protection, Real Estate, Rights, Tips & How-To

Eviction and tenant rights: What to do when you get an eviction notice


Everything you need to know about coping with a tenant’s worst nightmare.

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Education, Family, Government, Money, News, Rights

Equal Pay Day reflections around the Web


An #EqualPayDay roundup of the top tweets and articles that got us thinking about gender dynamics in our personal and professional lives.

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Lisa Bloom, News, Rights

Indiana jury makes dangerous call in feticide case


After making headlines for LGBT discrimination, Indiana is back in the news — this time for targeting women’s reproductive rights.

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Government, News, Rights

Whose rights are most right? Religious freedom laws spark debate


Indiana’s recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act sparked fiery debate about whose rights are being infringed upon the most.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Rights, Tips & How-To

5 common mistakes to avoid if you’re arrested


Texas criminal defense attorney Franklyn Mickelsen on the top five mistakes to avoid if you are arrested by the police.

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Government, Lisa Bloom, Rights

Why Indiana’s homophobic religious freedom law is a disaster


Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom on three reasons why religious freedom laws are a terrible idea.

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News, Rights, Technology, Tips & How-To

Crowdfunding justice: How to raise money to hire a lawyer


5 crowdfunding sites that allow users post their case and raise money to hire a lawyer. Plus, 3 considerations before you set up a campaign.

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