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September 28  • 

Bullies, babies and beards: Three pivotal cases facing the Supreme Court this term

The 2014 - 2015 Supreme Court term kicks off with pivotal cases on free speech, pregnant workers' rights and religious freedom in prisons.

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September 25  • 

Throwback Thursday: National Business Women’s Day

In honor of National Business Women's Day, a look at state and federal legislation for equality in the workplace.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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