Year: 2016

Wrongfully Convicted: Problems With the Death Penalty

The number of death penalty sentences and executions have declined dramatically in the past 20 years, according to a recent report from the Death Penalty Information Center. In part, perhaps, the result of increasing awareness of how easy it is for a jury to wrongfully convict someone; 156 men and women have been exonerated from death row. […]

Read More
The First Amendment: What Exactly is Protected Speech Anyway?

Even so, the United States has one of the strongest free speech laws in the world. We value speech (and your right to not have the government tell you what you can and cannot say), higher than just about any other country. And although it seems simple enough to say everyone has a right to […]

Read More
Drones and Liability: When It’s Not Fun Anymore

Remember “Hoverboards?” They were one of the most popular gift found under Christmas trees last year but they were also among the most dangerous. Concussions, stiches, broken bones, spontaneous combustion. Hoverboards had it all. One even took down Mike Tyson! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRzHqRwGgW0 This year there is a lot of speculation as to what will be this Christmas’ […]

Read More
Tampon Tax: Women Working to Change Their World

Cosmopolitan has an in-depth article on several women who are currently working to end the tampon tax. While our client and her case against the State of Florida isn’t mentioned in the article, it’s exciting to see the growing consensus that women deserve “menstrual equity.”​ You can read the full article here.

Read More
Sexual Assault and Consent: Facts and Figures

Thanks to the likes of Brock Turner, Bill Cosby, and Harvard’s men’s soccer team, sexual assault is now a hot topic. Tragically, sexual assault is finally prevalent enough in mainstream media that it’s actually an appropriate and welcome topic of dinner conversations. Writer Kelly Oxford’s tweet #itsnotok has received millions of replies from women (you should check […]

Read More
Advertising Your Rights

You’ve probably seen us on billboards; taxi toppers; on television. If you’re reading this blog right now, it’s probably because you follow our social media or clicked on a link that was in the top results of your google search. We’re everywhere, but we’re just one of many law firms vying for your attention (and […]

Read More