A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Supreme Court Decision Could Spur New Immigration Laws
Evolving Free Speech Legislation Threatens the Rights of Property Owners
Free Speech and Shopping Malls: Resources to Help Landlords and Property Owners Stay Compliant
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There is much to be learned from 2013. Below are five legal topics that made headlines last year, and should provide valuable guidance for managing labor and employment law issues in 2014....more
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The American Civil Liberties Union, the New York Civil Liberties Union and the CLEAR Project of Main Street Legal Services at the CUNY School of Law recently filed a lawsuit against the New York City Police Department. At...more
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The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that on Thursday morning, it will hand down its decision in Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. ...more
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Recent news about federal executive agencies obtaining information on private citizens without warrants has many Americans concerned about an erosion of civil liberties. Both the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the...more
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In 2008, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was amended, broadening the surveillance powers of the federal government with respect to communications outside of the United States. In Clapper v. Amnesty...more
Full text copy of Supreme Court's dismissal of lawsuit challenging federal wiretapping program.
On Tuesday, February 26, 2013, a divided Court dismissed a challenge to the FISA Amendments Act, which permits federal...more
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Mt. Pleasant v. Chimento Factual and Legal Summary:
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Federal law enforcement officials have dramatically increased their monitoring of telephones and email and network data, the ACLU reported. The finding was based on responses by the Justice Department to Freedom of...more
Our reports on the oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's September term conclude with Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. In Hope Clinic, the Court confronts the question of whether the Illinois constitution offers...more
Our preview of the September term of the Illinois Supreme Court concludes with Hope Clinic for Women v. Adams. Although Hope Clinic arises from a constitutional challenge to Illinois’ Parental Notice of Abortion Act, the...more
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Are New Jersey Employers Allowed to Ask for Access to a Job Applicant's Facebook Account?
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