Courts get involved when an Amish family refuses chemotherapy for their daughter. (Akron Beacon Journal) British court, that previously ordered a mother to undergo a C-section, rules that the child should be placed for adoption. (Al Jazeera) Same-sex marriage is now official in Hawaii. (Salon) Supreme Court denies cert in case regarding whether online retailers are
I was not supposed to be in the seat I stole inside the press gallery of the United States Supreme Court. I was a 36-year old intern with unfettered judicial curiosity who spent four weeks working for a television network assigned to cover SCOTUS in the last week of June of 2012. Let me repeat
Mary Adkins of Ohio has begun screening my calls, and I, as a result, will continue to receive her emails. The phenomenon—same name plus different email address leads to mistakes in your Inbox—is happening more than ever now that stores email receipts, grandmothers have discovered Gmail, and the population continues to skyrocket. And somehow, the
On Tuesday, Harry Potter was found guilty of obstructing justice by a law professor wearing a very serious expression. (Daily Utah Chronicle) When Hells Angels sues to protect its trademark, its lawyer sometimes negotiates donations to children’s charities as part of its settlement terms. Just like you’d expect. (NY Times) Do the Hobby Lobbies of the
Last night’s second LIVE LAW show at Union Docs in Brooklyn was absolutely wonderful thanks to our talented and brave storytellers. Their bios are below—stay tuned to the website for audio and video of the event! HUGE THANK YOU to… Ophira Eisenberg Comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s new weekly trivia comedy show, Ask Me Another.