law

How one of the country’s leading feminist scholars would rewrite the ERA

Catharine MacKinnon argues the amendment doesn’t go far enough to enshrine all women’s rights

Virginia ratified the Equal Rights Amendment. Here’s why it’s a big deal — and what comes next.

In recent years, the ERA regained momentum

In court cases involving domestic violence, text messages can be key — to winning or losing

A recent case study sheds light on the complicated relationship between digital communication and intimate partner violence

D.C. could be the first U.S. city to decriminalize sex work. Here are arguments from both sides of the debate.

Sex workers weigh in on what decriminalization would mean for their own lives

She spoke up about rape at her school — then got suspended for ‘bullying’

If 15-year-old Aela Mansmann does it again, she could be expelled, the principal said

Former students sue James Franco for allegedly exploiting a ‘steady stream’ of young women

Allegations about Franco’s acting school first surfaced in early 2018

The Supreme Court will review the ruling on a restrictive Louisiana abortion law

Clinic owners said the effect of the law would be to close most of the state’s abortion clinics, leaving only one doctor eligible to perform the procedure

A federal judge in Kansas was publicly reprimanded for sending sexually suggestive texts and dating a felon

Carlos Murguia has served on the bench since 1999

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims filed suit against the executors of his estate. Here’s what the court papers reveal.

The suit offers new details, including specifics of the alleged crimes, and how the girl’s personal situation made her an easier target

A new allegation against Kavanaugh surfaced over the weekend. Democratic candidates are calling for his impeachment.

The allegation surfaced Saturday night in a New York Times report