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Fun
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Writes Thank You Note to 8-Year-Old Girl
Michele Threefoot dressed up like the Supreme Court justice for her school's superhero day.... READ ON
Big Question
Are Santa's Visits Legal?
When that jolly old elf shimmies down your chimney, is he actually breaking the law?... READ ON
Politics
The Legal Reason Why Public Christmas Displays Often Feature At Least One Reindeer
When government buildings start celebrating the winter holidays, things can get complicated.... READ ON
Food
Food Security May Soon Be a Legal Right in Scotland
It would become the second European country to guarantee a "right to food."... READ ON
Technology
Amazon to Refund Parents Whose Children Made In-App Purchases Without Permission
A federal judge ordered the company to set up a year-long payment system for the estimated $86 million in unauthorized in-app purchases made by kids.... READ ON
News
Judge Rules to Allow Youth Lawsuit Over Climate Change to Go to Trial
A judge ruled against the fossil fuel industry's motion to dismiss the case.... READ ON
Big Question
Is It Illegal to Take a Voting Booth Selfie?
You might want to think twice before whipping out your iPhone at the polls tomorrow.... READ ON
History
10 Facts About the Miranda Warning You Have the Right to Know
Not being read his rights didn't allow Miranda to go free.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Do Criminals Go “On The Lam”?
Call us mint jelly ...... READ ON
News
In California, You Can Now Legally Rescue Dogs From Hot Cars
"The Right to Rescue Act" is a response to a string of incidents in which dogs died in closed vehicles.... READ ON
News
New York’s Street Fairs May Soon Have More Local Flavor
A proposition aims to bring more community businesses to these community events.... READ ON
TV
15 Fascinating Facts About L.A. Law
Even 30 years later, we still can't tell you what the The Venus Butterfly is.... READ ON
Weird
New York City Won't Let You Dance Without a License
Kevin Bacon warned us.... READ ON
Music
The 'Millennial Whoop': The Musical Trope That’s Suddenly Everywhere
It's been a good few years for "Wa-oh-wa-oh."... READ ON
History
10 Trailblazing U.S. Law Women
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the idea of a woman in law enforcement was unheard of. At least until these women came along.... READ ON
Technology
Researchers Design a ‘Safer’ Taser That Monitors Heart Rate
This new feature could cut down on Taser-related deaths.... READ ON

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