law

Courts Uphold Restrictive Voting Rights Laws In Two States That Could Impact The Presidential Election

Like well-known voter ID laws, the measures upheld in the Midwest will keep mostly poor minorities form voting, but they receive much less attention.

Lauren Holter | June 30, 2016 - 2:08 pm

What The Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action Really Means

While opponents of such policies consider it reverse racism (which, let’s be real, doesn’t exist), the Court declared that the college’s admission process complied with previous rulings.

Lauren Holter | June 23, 2016 - 4:22 pm

6 Discriminatory LGBTQ Laws That Shockingly Still Exist In The U.S.

The country’s become much more inclusive for the queer community in recent years, but America certainly hasn’t passed the mark of total equality yet.

Lauren Holter | June 10, 2016 - 3:10 pm

This Louisiana Lawmaker Comment About Strippers Is Sexist, Ageist, And Body-Shaming All At Once

Woo! That’s a lot for one shitty joke! Well done!

Liz Magee | May 25, 2016 - 11:00 am

What’s Happening With The North Carolina LGBT Law? Today Is The Big Stand-Off

The nation’s been closely watching North Carolina ever since the state passed a law prohibiting transgender residents from using the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Since the Justice…

Lauren Holter | May 9, 2016 - 11:51 am

The Walking Dead Joins Media Heavyweights Threatening Georgia Boycott

Georgia governor Nathan Deal is caught between a financially lucrative rock and a bigoted, dumbass hard place. Georgia legislators passed House Bill 757 earlier this week, a sweeping “religious liberty”

Jenni Miller | March 25, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Nashville Is Using Sterilization As A Bargaining Tool In Plea Deals For The Most Vulnerable

Nashville prosecutors are returning to the dark ages when it was common to use sterilization as a bargaining tool for plea deals for society’s most vulnerable: minorities, the poor and…

Katrin Higher | March 30, 2015 - 3:25 pm

Halle Berry And Jennifer Garner Finally Get Anti-Paparazzi Bill Approved

Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner really worked tirelessly to get this anti-paparazzi bill approved, and it’s actually one of the best moves they’ve ever made. With this new law, any…

Celeb Dirty Laundry | September 27, 2013 - 5:45 pm

True Story: Everything You Need To Know About Domestic Violence — From A Prosecutor

Two weeks ago, I wrote an essay about how I witnessed a man committing domestic violence against a woman outside my apartment. I received many incredible emails from readers, including

Anonymous | November 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Karl Knows Klass: Operation Lagerfeld Is Now In Motion

Attention, wanton young ladies everywhere (shit, are they talking about me?): Chanel is coming for you, and it isn’t going to be pretty. Well, maybe not quite, but police in…

Rachel Krause | September 28, 2012 - 10:20 am

France Launches A Massive Ad Campaign Targeting Owners Of Counterfeit Luxury Goods

The production of counterfeit luxury goods is a criminal offense, and designers have always been vocal in their condemnation of the practice. Last week, Prada chief executive officer (and Miuccia’s…

Rachel Krause | May 31, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Do You Wear Pajamas In Public?

Do you wear your pajamas out in public? We’re asking because if you live in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and you want to run out to the mall in  your jammies,…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Juror Faces Jail Time For Friend Requesting Defendant

Things not to do if you are a juror in a high profile case: friend request the defendant on Facebook. That’s exactly what British woman Joanne Fraill did and the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 15, 2011 - 5:40 pm

“Police Women of Broward County” Promises To Be The New “Cops”

“Bad girls, bad girls, whatchoo gonna do? Whatchoo gonna do when they come for you?” Or, more importantly, what you are going to do when the “Police Women…

Susannah Breslin | July 28, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Who Gets The Dog After A Divorce?

Pet custody battles are becoming more and more common. When married pet owners divorce, the animal they shared often finds itself at the center of their split. Monthly support payments,…

DivineCaroline.com | March 20, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Italian Hookers Have New Habits

While every girl wants to stop traffic, Italian women are being accused of causing car accidents because they’re so damn sexy. Due to these ridiculous claims, the governments in Rome,…

Simcha | September 26, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Lip Taken Out Of Service

The 670,000 women in the British service industry won’t let you call them sweetheart — or baby, or darling, or sweet cheeks, or even honey. Just like the women in…

Simcha | April 3, 2008 - 6:30 pm