As robots, computers and software become more ubiquitous in our everyday lives, performing tasks that used to be the sole province of humans, it’s fair to wonder whether the laws and regulations designed to protect those humans are sufficient or whether new laws are necessary.
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April 1, 2018.
With political and social strife at the highest they’ve been in generations, several movement lawyers from the 1960s and ’70s believe they can use their life experience to educate and inspire today’s social activist lawyers and demonstrators.
I got the opportunity to host this month's episode of "Asked and Answered." I interviewed attorney and activist Paul Harris about his work stretching back to the 1960s. Harris, one of the radical “movement lawyers” featured in the cover story for the August issue of the ABA Journal, spoke about his work defending high-profile clients like Huey Newton, Leonard McNeil and others.
One of the most obscure and least-litigated clauses in the U.S. Constitution is about to get a lot of scrutiny from the federal judiciary. And the repercussions for President Donald Trump could be huge—provided the lawsuits can get past some significant procedural hurdles.