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January 27  • 

Ask Avvo: What are my rights if police pull me over or stop me on the street? [QUIZ]

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions. This week: Texas criminal defense attorney Eric Harron on knowing your rights with police.

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January 20  • 

The Supreme Court’s new gay marriage case tests MLK’s dream of true equality

Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom writes for The Huffington Post, "The Supreme Court's New Gay Marriage Case Tests MLK's Dream of True Equality."

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January 20  • 

Prison beard ban violates Muslim inmate’s religious rights, Supreme Court rules

Supreme Court rules Arkansas prison's beard ban violates religious rights of Muslim prisoner to grow half-inch beard.

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January 19  • 

Rewrite history or get sued: Difficulties faced by the makers of ‘Selma’

In "Selma," Dr. King's famous speeches are altered, paraphrased or rewritten all together. Why? The answer is simple: copyright.

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January 16  • 

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on gay marriage this term

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether gay couples can marry in all 50 states, with the decision expected before the term ends in June.

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January 14  • 

Elder abuse: A growing problem

44 percent of nursing home residents have been mistreated. 6 common types of elder abuse and 5 steps to take if you suspect abuse.

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January 14  • 

8 important things to know before engaging in a protest

Protests are constitutionally protected forms of free speech, but not without limits. 8 tips about your rights and safety before you march.

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January 8  • 

It’s not over in Ferguson: 3 formidable legal moves against prosecutor Bob McCulloch

Lisa Bloom on the new legal actions, with support from the ACLU and NAACP, against St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch and his team.

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January 8  • 

After ‘Serial’: What’s next for Adnan Syed’s case

Youth criminal defense advocate Jon Tippens on whether the "Serial" podcast will ultimately help or harm Adnan Syed's legal case.

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December 30  • 

The top 14 legal stories of 2014

A rundown of the top 14 legal scandals and stories that made headlines in 2014.

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