Plaintiffs’ joint statement on lawsuit filed against Harvey Weinstein

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Politics |    December 6, 2017 |    |   18 Hits

Joint statement by plaintiffs Louisette Geiss, Katherine Kendall, Zoe Brock, Sarah Ann Masse, Melissa Sagemiller and Nannette Klatt: “On October 8, 2017, The New York Times published an article that outed Harvey Weinstein as both an abuser of women and … Continue reading

Video: HuffPost profiles Gloria Allred

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Politics |    November 15, 2017 |    |   216 Hits

National Trial Lawyers Executive Committee member Gloria Allred is well-known, both inside and out of the legal community. But do you know much about how the celebrated attorney became an warrior for women’s rights? HuffPost takes a look at how … Continue reading

Video: 3 things to know about the Roy Moore allegations

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Politics |    November 15, 2017 |    |   236 Hits

What do you need to know about the Roy Moore allegations? Politico’s Daniel Strauss has laid out three things to know about the allegations and what they could mean for the Senate race in Alabama in this video. Not to … Continue reading

How do you handle a problem like Roy Moore?

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Politics |    November 14, 2017 |    |   266 Hits

Roy Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and Republican candidate for US Senate, continues to deny charges from five woman who accuse him of sexual misconduct. All of the women were teenagers when Moore is said to … Continue reading

Former AL Supreme Court Justice and GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore accused of sexual encounter with teen girl

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Politics |    November 9, 2017 |    |   28 Hits

Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for US Senate in Alabama and twice-removed chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, has been accused of having a sexual encounter with a teenage girl when he was 32 and she was 14. The … Continue reading

Politicians’ Fitness for Office: Transparency Needed

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Politics |    November 8, 2017 |    |   56 Hits

by Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. As Democrats parade the opinions of various psychiatric and psychological TV “experts,” claiming that President Trump is “mentally ill” and unfit for office, I was recently asked: “Should Congress and political candidates release medical records … Continue reading

ICE gets colder by detaining girl with cerebral palsy awaiting surgery

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Politics |    October 26, 2017 |    |   58 Hits

How far is too far when it comes to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) rounding up undocumented immigrants? That point likely varies from person to person, but to the mother of 10-year-old Rosamaria Hernandez, who has cerebral palsy, it’s chillingly … Continue reading

Laying out the case that Trump obstructed justice

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Politics |    October 10, 2017 |    |   114 Hits

The Brookings Institute has released a report that outlines the case that President Donald Trump obstructed justice when he fired FBI Director James Comey. Authors Barry Berke, Noah Bookbinder and Norman Eisen “break down and analyze” whether the president may … Continue reading

Isn’t it time?

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Politics |    October 3, 2017 |    |   98 Hits

Just a year and a few months after the previous deadliest mass killing in America, 59 more people are dead and at least 527 are recovering from gunshot wounds at the latest deadliest mass killing in our nation. 49 were … Continue reading

The New Yorker profiles NTL Executive Committee member Gloria Allred

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Politics |    September 26, 2017 |    |   84 Hits

Known as well outside the courtroom as in, The National Trial Lawyers Executive Committee member Gloria Allred sometimes faces criticism for her deft use of the media. In The New Yorker, Jia Tolentino profiles the well-known champion for women’s rights. … Continue reading