If you haven’t listened to oral arguments in the Prop 8 or DOMA Supreme Court cases, you must. The issue of standing is important, particularly to Californians but to anyone from any state which doesn’t enforce all of its laws. They are also wonderfully funny in places. They are also profoundly clear sighted:
It’s worth [...]
I spent this summer posting an intellectual property law syllabus on the H2O Project’s website, which was incredibly informative if a little dry (you can see what I did if you sign in as an Anonymous user, or you can request an account). But the joy of my summer was researching, designing, and building a [...]
If you’re listening to anything I say through Polaris’s social media channels, you’ve probably heard about Safe Harbor laws. Safe Harbor laws are a kind of law to combat human trafficking, particularly sex trafficking of people under 18, as well as other forms of commercial sexual exploitation of people under 18 which are not always [...]
This is a cross-post from my work blogging for Polaris–trigger warning for sexual assault, harm to kids, human trafficking. It’s in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day. Here’s some interesting sourcing on the title quote.
When we hear about a child being raped, it provokes horror, revulsion, and for those who have survived [...]
Lately, I’ve been thinking of Policy as a woman.
She has to have her feet on the political ground (or in the mud, depending on the state), her practical brown skirt thick enough to bear the winds of criticism, her blouse cut low enough to enjoy the occasional grace of sun, and her head in [...]