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January 20th, 2019 - 10:18 am § in America, Hypocrisy

When the Lawyer is A Jew, a Woman and a Muscogee American

So often, scholarly inquiries into the lives of Native people focus on the past. Very few books are written about the intellectual lives of Native people or the future of Native people. I would like to be part of developing a field of “Mvskoke Studies”––which would parallel other areas of in[...]

December 18th, 2018 - 8:57 am § in Uncategorized

NIGERIA: Where Hijab Meets Wig

Nigerian law student at graduation ceremony Months after Amasa Firdaus finished law school, she was called to the bar and appeared wearing her wig over her hijab.  Until then the Ilorin University had  said Amasa Firdaus was breaking the dress code and soon to be Barrister Firdaus said her rights[...]

May 5th, 2018 - 1:38 am § in Misc.

Nikola Sues Tesla

Nikola Motor Company, a maker of hybrid trucks,  alleges that Tesla stole Nikola’s patented design for Musk’s all electric  semi-truck.Nikola Motor Company is suing Tesla for copying its Nikola One semi-truck, pictured here. Photo: Nikola Motor Company The Salt Lake City company alleged i[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:01 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Legal Thuggery Under the Bar

Law student who turned her life around can’t take bar exam because of her past Tarra Simmons, a nurse and mother of three, survived drug addiction, divorce, loss of her house and served 20 months behind bars.  In prison she became excited by lawyers.  She went on to win virtually every acade[...]

September 30th, 2015 - 9:04 am § in Misc.

Did Pope Francis Meet With Kim Davis?????

NPR: Kim Davis And Pope Francis Had A Private Meeting In D.C. SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 BILL CHAPPELL Pope Francis reportedly met with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis at the Vatican Embassy in Washington last week. He’s seen here leaving the embassy building on Thursday.[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 1:07 am § in Misc.

An Ugly Estate Fight

Robin Williams’ wife, children head to court in estate fight SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Attorneys for Robin Williams’ wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian’s estate. The attorneys are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on[...]

November 27th, 2014 - 12:19 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Did Officer Wilson Do The Right Thing?

  Could Officer Wilson have avoided shooting Michael Brown? (based in part on  the NY Times article and an article in Think Progress on how grand juries work)  I also recommend this podcast at Slate . Darren Wilson told George Stephanopoulos that the answer to whether the officer had any other ch[...]

November 3rd, 2014 - 9:35 am § in Misc.

Dishonest Police Department Caught Hiding Evidence In Racism Lawsuit

A black man from Lakewood, Washington, who settled a civil rights claim against a racist cop in 2009 for $27,000 has been awarded an additional $60,000 after a whistleblower leaked a police document to his attorney the police department illegally withheld during the original lawsuit. Darren Burgess [...]