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In Supreme Court News: Acquitted By A Jury? The Judge Can Sentence You Anyway. Listen Listen

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If a jury convicts you of one crime in federal court, but finds you innocent of a more serious one, can the judge sentence you for the more serious one anyway? Yes. And last week the Supreme Court, with a chance to put a stop to...

Is Wellness Tracking Legal? Listen Listen

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Reducing healthcare costs. Improving productivity. Boosting morale. Employers have a lot of reasons to improve the health and well-being of their employees. Wellness programs are used to track health consequences and create incentives for those who meet health goals, such as meeting weight loss targets or...

The Newest Thing in Criminal Defense: Participating in It Listen Listen

Tony erasing his name from the board.

Tony is 13 years old and just got out from 99 days in juvenile hall. He sits shyly at the edge of the table next to his mother and responds respectfully to the “congratulations” and “welcome homes” that are directed to him from strangers who know...

There Oughta Be A Law Listen Listen

Drinking and Driving

In Tennessee, it’s illegal for grocery stores to sell wine, but perfectly legal for passengers to ride in cars and drink alcohol. At the state level, legislators have fought for years over how (or whether) to rework these two rules. And there’s no question that...

The Misogynist Terrorism of #GamerGate Listen Listen

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A quick glance at popular Twitter hashtags will show you that #GamerGate has been been a trending topic for weeks. It is no longer an underground issue, and has entered the mainstream news media. What is GamerGate? In short, disgruntled, women-hating video gamers started a movement...