Who Fears Paper, Who Fears Law?

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Law is nothing more than an idea on paper—what someone else believes you should, shouldn’t, can, or can’t do.

My First Time

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Bob Marrow describes first experience in court as a lawyer.

My Son Got Arrested But It’s Not His Fault

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Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.

Will We Ever Have a Just Society?

Just Society by Ben Sutherland

How do we define social justice in the new millennium?

Activists Seek to Impeach Philly’s First Black D.A

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On the heels of A. Charles Peruto Jr., calling for Seth Williams to be voted out of office, activists look to impeach him.

Shift Responsibility on Stand Your Ground from Victim to Shooter

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If a law based on perceived fear can be used as an excuse to murder, shouldn’t a substance test be issued immediately to the shooter to confirm they didn’t have an altered perception of reality?

5 Positive Steps to Reform Prisons

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Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.

Lemon Laws: Activist Calls Out CNN Anchor for Endorsement of Stop and Frisk

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While Twitter continues to storm Don Lemon for his controversial endorsement of an act deemed unconstitutional, an angry activist – fed up with Lemon’s destructive comments about blacks – recalls when the embattled CNN Anchor was the victim of a violent racial profiling.

Let’s Change How Police Question Young Suspects

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Juveniles are particularly vulnerable to the coercive (and often unlawful) techniques of law enforcement officials.

Worse Than Making Sausages

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The absurdity and dangers of 16-year-olds being charged in adult criminal court.

Bread-Winners: Top Four Things You Ask When Faced With Divorce

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Morghan Leia Richardson lists important points to consider when divorce is on the table.

Sometimes Treason and Patriotism Look Awfully Similar

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Duty to country does not always mean following the law.

Torture Victims Sued By Torturers. Seriously.

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Truth is stranger than fiction, and more depressing.