Rights - NakedLaw by Avvo.com

Rights

 
September 17  • 

Adrian Peterson: The excuses we hear for inexcusable violence

Lisa Bloom: These excuses are "Get Out of Jail Free" cards that allow Americans kids to get beaten and abused at horrific levels.

Read more  /  8 Comments

August 29  • 

8 key moments in labor movement history

A list of key moments in labor movement history -- which you can thank for the eight-hour work day, overtime pay and the minimum wage.

Read more  /  0 Comments


August 28  • 

Throwback Thursday: Whistleblower laws, from Deep Throat to Snowden

This August marks the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation. A look at the changes to whistleblower laws since Deep Throat's day.

Read more  /  0 Comments

August 21  • 

Lisa Bloom answers your top questions on the Michael Brown case

Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom answers your top questions on the Michael Brown shooting, as the grand jury trial enters its second day.

Read more  /  11 Comments


August 13  • 

The shooting of Michael Brown: Why it’s time to move beyond condolences

Lisa Bloom: With all due respect, Mr. President, we need more than calm reflection and quiet conversation. We need outrage. We need change.

Read more  /  76 Comments

August 6  • 

Throwback Thursday: The Voting Rights Act – from bias to ballots

The Voting Rights Act was signed into law 49 years ago this week­, striking down roadblocks to Americans’ right to vote.

Read more  /  0 Comments


July 25  • 

New York City allows “poor door” separating rich from regular folks

What’s most repulsive is the implication that it’s an affront to the rich to walk beside a a neighbor who struggles to make ends meet.

Read more  /  8 Comments

July 23  • 

Implications for cultural groups as judge dismisses Insane Clown Posse lawsuit against FBI

Major implications for cultural groups as judge dismisses Insane Clown Posse lawsuit against FBI for classifying "Juggalos" as a gang.

Read more  /  3 Comments


July 15  • 

9 famous spite houses built to annoy the neighbors

Spite houses, many built in the 18th and 19th century, are often oddly shaped and built with the express purpose of annoying the neighbors.

Read more  /  0 Comments

July 9  • 

Supreme Court rejects Google’s wiretapping appeal, curbs tech industry power 

The Supreme Court sides with lower court, holding that Google illegally wiretapped users' home networks and misused data.

Read more  /  0 Comments