A federal court tells North Carolina they have two weeks to redraw their unconstitutional, gerrymandered map. Two cases are before the Supreme Court. A Pennsylvania judge's ruling is sending a case there to that state's high court. What does gerrymandering mean to the future of our democracy? ▶︎
The American Law Journal was recently honored with five Emmy nominations and two wins for 2017 in the Mid-Atlantic region. This is ALJ’s fifth Emmy Award in three years and this is the third consecutive year the program has been recognized for outstanding broadcasting in the Interview Discussion categories. (:90)
ConsumerSafety.org released their Biggest 2017 Safety Concerns & Recalls list. Making the list were the Equifax Data Breach, Mass Litigation against J&J for the manufacturer's products Xarelto & Talcum Powder, and the Takata Airbag suit against Honda. Watch more "Ask Your Doctor... If Litigation is Right for You." (4:20)
At an all-time high, children with autism spectrum disorder have increased from 1 in 45 in 2014 to 1 in 36 in 2016. The National Health Center for Health Statistics downplays findings as "not a statistically significant change." (4:31)
The Trump administration loosens CMS's ability to fine nursing homes for negligence. It’s a victory for the industry— but does it place nursing home residents in greater peril with less legal protection? (1:14)
Transgender lawyer Julie Chovanes debates Alliance Defending Freedom counsel Matt Sharp on litigation over LGBT access to locker rooms and bathrooms of their gender identity in this clip taken from the program "Pronoun Wars.” (2:32)
Following two additional Mid-Atlantic Emmy® awards for broadcasting excellence, ALJ is pleased to announce Philadelphia PBS station WHYY is presenting ALJ to public television stations. Read more, become a "Friend of ALJ" and DONATE here.