Author: Lisa Bloom, Avvo Legal Analyst


Lisa Bloom is the founder and managing partner of The Bloom Firm, a civil and criminal general practice law firm. Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of California and New York, Lisa partners with local attorneys nationwide to bring justice to clients all over the U.S. Lisa Bloom is a legal analyst for Avvo and NBC News, and the author of three books, Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It, Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World and Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness and Thug Culture.

Can Roe v. Wade survive Donald Trump?

Only five votes are needed to reverse Roe v. Wade, which for over forty years has granted American women and girls the right to safe, legal abortion. Soon the Court will have at least three locked in: Justices Thomas, Alito, and the new Trump appointee, as well as a possible fourth in Justice Roberts.

Debate: Trump is very wrong about “stop and frisk”

In response to a question in Monday night’s presidential debate about how to heal America’s racial divide, Donald Trump proposed that police stop and frisk more often. Moderator Lester Holt pointed out, “Stop and frisk was ruled unconstitutional in New York largely because it singled out black and Hispanic young men.” “No, you’re wrong,” Trump said, arguing that the city “would have won on appeal.” Nope. Mr. Holt was correct. Here’s what happened.