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Ask a Lawyer: Can Rappers Get Paid for Creating 'Fortnite' Dances?

The legal short answer is, well, it's complicated.
Jessica Meiselman
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We Asked a Lawyer If the "All The Stars" Video Violated an Artist's Copyright

Wait, so did Kendrick and SZA's 'Black Panther' soundtrack video take from artist Lina Iris Viktor? What's the law? Come get educated.
Niloufar Haidari

For Black Professionals, Secondhand Racism Is an Unending Stress

In the course of their work, black lawyers and journalists are forced to confront the ugliest examples of our nation's racial inequity.
Chauncey Alcorn

We Asked People with the Most Hated Jobs to Defend Themselves

What do a traffic warden, an estate agent, a lawyer, a salesperson and a journalist have to say for themselves?
Kyle MacNeill
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Cesar Vargas Is New York's First Openly Undocumented Lawyer

Vargas has traveled all over the US organizing for immigration reform, and his group, the Dream Action Coalition, has confronted politicians on both sides of the aisle.
Natalie Shutler
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A Lawyer Explains What Kind of Trouble You Can Get in for Joking About Shooting Clinton or Trump

When does a Facebook rant or a slogan at a rally turn into a crime?
Jay Stephens

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.
Allie Conti

Murder, Extortion, and Gelato: a History of the Italian Mafia in Australia

The body of a Melbourne lawyer was found behind his gelato shop on Tuesday. For the "Honoured Society," he was just another casualty of their 90-year history.
Maddison Connaughton
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We Asked a Lawyer About Ciara's Defamation Lawsuit Against Future

Will Future survive? Why $15 million? What does defamation even mean?
Slava Pastuk
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The Real 'Better Call Saul'?

We went looking for a real-life Saul Goodman and found Howard Greenberg – a fast-talking, boundary-pushing, notoriously eccentric criminal defence attorney in Brooklyn.
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Hells Angels, Black Panthers, and Psychedelics: Criminal Defense Lawyer Tony Serra Is the Hippie Atticus Finch

Serra, who took a (probably LSD-inspired) vow of poverty and has been jailed twice for refusing to pay taxes, has been a go-to lawyer for what he calls "anti-government entities" since the 1960s.
Jocelyn Silver

Heartbreak Hustle

In the latest episode of 'Love Industries', we investigate America's booming divorce business and the strange, new-age rituals people are coming up with to end their relationships.
Adri Murguia