Kaitlyn Lawes Headlines

  • The Law of the Jungle

    As some of you know, I began my professional life as a biological anthropologist, studying the behavior and ecology of yellow baboons in Kenya, so I probably pay a bit more attention to legal questions involving non-human primates than your average lawyer or law professor. Two decisions this past month are sure to make it into the casebooks on "Animals and the Law" (of which there are, apparently, already a fair number); though animal rights proponents lost in both cases, there are hints -...

  • A Holiday for the Rule of Law

    Whereas Passover celebrates freedom, Shavuot honors the Ten Commandments.

  • Pakistan's transgender rights law

    By Saleem Shaikh, and, Sughra and TunioLAHORE, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bindya Rana wipes away tears of joy as she recalls her long battle to...

    Mail Online
  • Law and Order in the Trump Era

    Rev. Al Sharpton sits down with Anthony Wall and Benjamin Crump to discuss the gross misconduct that Anthony Wall experienced first hand by police officers a few weeks back.

    NBC News
  • Meet the Markles: What's up with the royal in-laws?

    So-called “staged” paparazzi photos? Heart surgery on the very week of the royal wedding? A juicy tell-all? What’s going on with Meghan Markle’s family? Let’s dive in and look at what we know, just as the former “Suits” actress prepares to marry Prince Harry of Wales with the world watching. Related: Every twist and turn of the last few days of the Meghan Markle family drama, explained Thomas Markle What we know Meghan’s dad, 73-year-old Thomas Markle, has been making headlines as of late for a...

  • America is about to get more law-abiding

    On sports wagering, the Supreme Court ruled for states and three principles of good government.

  • Morning Bits: There oughta be a law!

    Must-read links to start the day

    Washington Post
  • American Law Is Becoming an Ass

    When arbitrary law is established, the law becomes an ass.�

  • SA bikies arrested under gang laws

    Five Hells Angels bikies have been charged under South Australia's anti-gang laws for associating together at Adelaide Airport.Police will allege the five...

    Mail Online
  • Exporters to face 'full force' of the law

    Livestock export companies who risk animal welfare for financial gain will be named, shamed and face jail under a Turnbull government proposal.Agriculture...

    Mail Online
  • Never Turn Things Over to a Law Professor

    CNN (Hilary Clarke & Lauren Said-Moorhouse) report: Italy's populist parties have tapped a political unknown to become prime minister and lead a new coalition government. Giuseppe Conte, a law professor with no political experience, emerged as the frontrunner on Monday as Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini, the League leader, met separately with President Sergio Mattarella at Quirinal Palace in Rome. A law professor? (Note that, while Presidents Clinton and Obama had taught...

  • Guess who! She had brush with the law and is unrecognisable as a tot

    She's a controversial Australian who spent nine years in a Balinese prison for a crime to which she pleaded not guilty.

    Mail Online
  • Greens to oppose NSW brumby laws

    The NSW Greens have described proposed laws to protect brumbies in the state's national parks as "bizarre" and will oppose the legislation.Deputy Premier...

    Mail Online
  • Britain to draw up ‘online safety’ laws

    Digital minister Matt Hancock takes industry by surprise with plans to take on the internet’s ‘wild west.’

  • Texas gun law rules and regulations

    Here’s what you need to know about Texas gun laws.

    Fox News
  • NYC Considers Changing Marijuana Laws

    Weed could soon be legal in The Big Apple.

  • Trump is not above the law, can be indicted: Napolitano

    Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on President Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani claiming the Mueller team won’t indict Trump and the fallout from Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s payment to Stormy Daniels.

  • SCOTUS and Criminal Law: Four Cases

    On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down five decisions, four of them dealing with criminal law and the rights of the accused.  In all four of these decisions, for anyone who professes fealty to the Constitution, the Court got it correct in all of them. In Dahda vs. United States, a judge in Kansas authorized a wiretap of communications of a suspected drug trafficker.  In fact, | Read More