Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho, Brazilian Lawyer

September 18, 2015

The legal profession in Brazil has seen a recent surge of innovation in legal strategy. The profession is becoming increasingly popular with new and unique legal challenges constantly arising. Throughout the last several years, Brazil has seen several lawyers make significant contributions to the profession. Not only do these attorneys provide unique insight into complex […]

Finding the Best Law Firms and Lawyers in Brazil

July 22, 2015

When it comes to law, it is something that almost everyone in the world has to deal with at some point. People deal with everyday situations where the law is needed in order to solve them. However, there are so many different law firms and lawyers out there, which causes most people to become confused […]

Under Pressure from Social Conservatives, House Readies for a Floor Vote on DC Abortion Bill

April 30, 2015

The District of Columbia passed a controversial abortion bill through the city council in April. Under the Constitution, Washington, D.C., city council decisions can be overturned by a simple majority of the House and Senate. No presidential signature is required. However, the Constitution allows only a 30-day window for Congress to act. The deadline is […]

Supreme Court Poised To Rule In Favor Of Marriage Equality

April 27, 2015

Arguments begin this Tuesday to guarantee the rights of individuals to marry in their home states, and to demand the recognition of those marriages by all states. The Supreme Court decision will strike down same-sex marriage bans in thirteen states (including Ohio, Arkansas, and Alabama) and uphold the Constitutionally guaranteed rights of couples married in […]

All-Girls College Now Accepting Transgender Women

March 6, 2015

According to the story on Buzzfeed.com, Wellsley, the all-girls liberal arts college in Boston, has agreed to accept transgender women into their program. The school announced the news in the letter that goes out to those within the school community. Many in the community, including the professors, students, alumni, and staff praised the decision. The […]

Kansas Governor Removes Discrimination Protection For Gays

February 12, 2015

The Republican Governor’s Executive Order Is A Step Backward For Equal Rights Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently issued an executive order that removes discrimination protection for certain state employees. His new order intentionally overturns the executive order of the previous Democratic Governor. Brownback’s edict puts the state in a category that specifically meant for righteous […]