Gerrymandering—the redrawing of voting districts to favor a particular political party—has been around since the earliest days of the United States. So why is everyone talking about it now?
While some conflate Islamic sharia tribunals with oppression and misogyny, in reality the types of arbitration being handled in Islamic tribunals are similar to those that have long been decided through Jewish and Christian religious arbitration in the United States.
What is this stuff, and why would anyone bother with it? Turns out that even as more states legalize recreational pot, powerful incentives remain for finding alternatives, even ones that are demonstrably dangerous.
Is medical malpractice on the decline? One might think so according to the statistics, but there’s a catch: the number of settled claims doesn’t come close to reflecting the scope of damages that result from faulty and poorly maintained medical equipment.
Charlie Sheen’s non-disclosure agreements are a more alien form of sexual contract, but fit right in with the long, tumultuous history of intimacy litigation.
Sometimes personal safety requires you to take extreme measures, but uprooting your life and moving to a new home because of a stalker should be a last resort.
The next time you peruse the array of scented accessories at the gas station counter, debating if you’d like your car to smell like vanilla, pine trees, or green apples, consider the vicious court battles that have transpired over the years in the realm of scented tree-shaped air fresheners.
Last month, the Cleveland Clinic announced that it had become the first clinic in the United States to offer women a uterus transplant. The procedure offers hope to women who’ve lost their uterus to cancer, were born without a uterus, or who suffer from uterine defects that make childbearing impossible. The news caught the attention […]
The seeming inevitability of human cloning raises enormous legal questions. Is human cloning legal? And assuming that human clones are created—legally or illegally—how would they be treated under the law?
Deciding which party is responsible for a bedbug infestation can become an endless blame game. The landlord may accuse the tenant of bringing in the infestation, which could make the tenant liable, whereas the tenant might claim that the infestation was pre-existing. Who is right and when?