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Rad-Femme Lawyer is a practicing litigator living in Chicago, and a contributor of legal information and opinions to #TWiBNation, Her professional concentrations are commercial and securities litigation, and she also does pro bono work in special education access and employment discrimination.

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    The NFL’s Domestic Violence Witch Hunt

    As I watch the NFL’s player punishment apparatus spinning ever faster as it hands out random punishments to players who have perpetrated domestic violence and child abuse, I think of what Rodimus Prime of The Black Guy Who Tips podcast has said about the situation: it’s a witch hunt. There’s a lot about the NFL’s current troubles…

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    Torture, Fort Hood, and the Legacy of War

    “My fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” – John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961 “…Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore, never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.” -John…

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    Hobby Lobby’s Poorly Crafted 401(k) Plan Stirs Controversy

    It’s delicious irony that Hobby Lobby’s 401(k) plan invests in pharmaceutical companies that provide contraception, while it’s been making headlines, and history, over the past year because it doesn’t want to give its employees access to health care plans that offer birth control. Notwithstanding, some say that this isn’t as devastating a tale of hypocrisy as…

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    Senate Rejects Iconic Civil Rights Lawyer

    The United States Senate failed on Wednesday to confirm Debo Adegbile as the assistant attorney general for civil rights. Adegbile’s nomination will not proceed to the Senate floor for a vote, because seven Democrats joined all of the Senate Republicans in voting 47-52 not to break the Republicans’ filibuster. This is the first judicial nomination that has…

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    Spoiled Brat Sues Parents, Probably

    The latest viral news story seems to have a perennial favorite of the American media consumer: a young, entitled woman making big mistakes in public. In New Jersey, an 18-year-old woman has sued her parents for $650 a week in support, high school tuition back pay, college tuition and legal fees. At first glance, the teen’s…

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    SCOTUS Opinion Update: Drug Dealing, Patent Stealing, and Crazy Pilots

    The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), decided three cases this week, and one case last week, all of which shed light on several pressing questions in your life and mine. For instance, just how many lies can airline employees can tell about you, if they think you’re suspicious, before you can sue them?…

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