She The People: law


Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Is John Edwards flirting, or just being Southern?

Imagine what Elizabeth had to contend with if. ­­Even as a criminal defendant, in front of Jesus and his elderly parents, he’s still getting a come-on.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john edwards, john edwards trial, john edwards verdict, elizabeth edwards, cate edwards, rielle hunter, catherine eagles, judge eagles, fred baron, bunny mellon, campaign finance law

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Botched abortion raises new ethical quandaries

A botched abortion leads to a healthy baby, a doctor ordered to pay what amounts to child support — and several moral quandaries.

By Delia Lloyd  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, botched abortion, spanish abortion law, ethics of abortion

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 05/18/2012

North Carolina same-sex marriage amendment: Confusion over domestic partner benefits

The new state constitutional amendment defining marriage as pact between a man and a woman is already having an impact

By Mary C. Curtis  |  04:57 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  north carolina, same sex amendment, bill clinton, barack obama, law, economy. amendment one

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/09/2012

North Carolina gay marriage ban: How does it affect the social and political future of the state?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  north carolina, same sex amendment, bill clinton, barack obama, law, economy

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Judge Catherine Eagles is on John Edwards’s case

Catherine Eagles, a drawling, sometimes sassy Tennessee native, is new to the federal bench.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  12:25 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judge Catherine Eagles, John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, John Edwards trial, Andrew Young, campaign finance law, Rielle Hunter, Abbe Lowell

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Marrying your rapist: A new low in women's rights in Morocco

Women in Morocco gathered to protest the death of a 16 year-old girl who took her life after being forced to marry her rapist.

By Delia Lloyd  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Women's Day, women's rights, Morocco Rape Marriage Law, Marrying Your Rapist, Violence Against Women

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012

‘Doonesbury’ on ultrasound as rape

SHE THE PEOPLE | Garry Trudeau seemingly has no qualms about diving into the abortion debate.

By Delia Lloyd  |  06:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doonesbury, Gary Trudeau, transvaginal ultrasounds, Texas abortion law, abortion laws