Debate & Controversy

Explore some of the defining legal issues of our time and the passionate, divisive conversations surrounding them.

Runaway Bride? Why Georgia Isn't Letting Her Off the Hook...

Whatever 32-year-old Jennifer Wilbanks of Duluth, Georgia, might have dreamed, surely it didn't involve a bright afghan draped over her head as she…

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Washington Redskins Name Controversy: Is the Team Facing a Name Change?

As football season gets underway, the controversy surrounding the name and logo of the Washington team currently known as the “Redskins” will no…

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Trademark Protection of Color: Louboutin's Red-Soled Shoe is a Clever Logo

A deeper look at the question of trademark and the use of color in product design.

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NFL Domestic Violence Shines a Light on a National Problem

Recent NFL domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and Jonathan Hardy have brought these types of abuse into the spotlight. Find…

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Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal in 32 States and Washington, D.C.

A brief overview of the history of same-sex marriage in the US

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Terri Schiavo: What You Should Know About Living Wills?

The story that taught a nation about the importance of a living will at any age.

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Stem Cell Research: Science or Murder?

So what are stem cells, anyway?

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The Minutemen: Citizens On Patrol of the US Border

Irritated with the federal government's inadequate attempts to curb illegal immigration, citizens in Arizona have formed ad hoc task forces to patrol…

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The Most Outrageous Jury Verdicts Ever Awarded

Man oh man, people got all in a huff when McDonald's jumpin' java scalded Stella Liebeck and the jury awarded her almost $3 million dollars. But,…

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Marijuana DUI: How Marijuana Use Can Be Considered a DUI

The recent arrest of an NFL player for driving under the influence of marijuana has put this little-known crime into the spotlight. Here's what you…

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