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Published on: June 13th, 2019

Actress Mira Sorvino tearfully reveals she was date raped

ALBANY — Mira Sorvino revealed Wednesday that she is a rape survivor. The Oscar-winning actress spoke about the shame she felt and the difficulty she still has speaking out about her past, during a...
Published on: June 6th, 2019

LGBTQ flag flies over State Capitol for the first time in history

ALBANY, N.Y. (WKBW) — On Wednesday, the LGBTQ pride flag was raised over the State Capitol for the first time in New York State history. The flag raising coincides with the opening of the LGBTQ Pride...
Published on: June 4th, 2019

Cuomo Says Marijuana Bill Won’t Pass Before Summer Break

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he doesn’t see a feasible path to legalizing recreational marijuana before state lawmakers adjourn for the summer. The Democratic governor told reporters on Monday that he didn...
Published on: June 4th, 2019

Jeh Johnson, Roberta Kaplan Warn Law Grads of Nation at Risk

Politics and the state of the nation were fertile territory for some law school graduate on speeches this year, including two that were delivered by prominent law firm partners from New York who...
Published on: June 4th, 2019

TIME'S UP founders launch sexual harassment advisory firm

The co-founders of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund have launched a new advisory firm aimed at educating leaders not only on the legal implications of workplace sexual harassment but also on ways to...
Published on: May 31st, 2019

Time's Up Cofounders Launch Anti-Harassment Training Firm

The sweeping #MeToo movement exposed the prevalence of sexual harassment and abuse, particularly in the workplace. Although companies have long relied on sexual harassment training for their...
Published on: May 30th, 2019

Speakers Call For Leadership, Bravery, And Climate Change Activism At Harvard Graduate School Class Days

Across Harvard’s campus, graduate students gathered Wednesday under cloudy skies for Class Day ceremonies ahead of Commencement Thursday. From Harvard Law School’s Holmes Field to Harvard Business...
Published on: May 30th, 2019

“If You Believe That It Is Possible To Break, Believe That It Is Possible To Repair”

This year's Harvard Law School Class Day had many firsts: Roberta “Robbie” Kaplan ’88 was the first openly gay person to speak at the occasion, addressing the school’s first majority-woman graduating...
Published on: May 24th, 2019

When Accommodating Becomes Establishing

The United States has a long, honorable tradition of religious accommodation. When our law burdens the free exercise of religion, the government often allows targeted exemptions out of respect for...
Published on: May 24th, 2019

Pomp-Circumstance, Border Bother, Daubert Decision: The Morning Minute

TOUGH SPOT? President Trump-appointee Trevor McFadden has a decision to make, and it might not come easy. As a newly installed U.S. District judge in D.C., he now is charged with determining whether...