“The Last Man” – How Legal and Social Policies Are Destroying Masculinity and Criminalizing Male Behavior

In 1992, political author and historian, Francis Fukuyama published a book, “The End of History And the Last Man“.  He argued that Western Liberal Democracy and its political establishments had reached a pinnacle. The U.S.S.R. had fallen, and with it, the threat of communism as an alternative or dominant force in the post-modern world was extinguished.  Liberal Democracy was spreading and reforming governments all over the world. Social, economic and…

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A Steady Erosion of Men’s Rights At the Supreme Court

Men have lost the culture war.  The Civil Rights Act was passed with the noble intention of eliminating discrimination and disparity between men an women, and between races and religions.  However, the unintended side effect has been the steady erosion of Men’s Rights. The Supreme Court has played a central role in continuing to expand women’s rights while doing little for Men. Below is a history of some of the…

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Gurbaksh Chahal to Appeal Domestic Violation Case

August 12, 2016 – Mr. Gurbaksh Chahal is appealing a decision by the San Francisco Superior Court that the CEO tech-millionaire has violated his terms of probation.  He remains out of custody and is not in jail. This finding comes on the heels of a 2013 domestic violence case where Chahal pleaded guilty or no-contest to two DV misdemeanor charges.   The alleged victim refused to testify and tapes depicting…

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5 Reasons Men Are Going Solo

Are more Men going solo?  There has been a lot of talk about single mothers and women putting off marriage until their thirties or forties as part of the new “women’s liberation movement”.  But, no one is really talking about Men going solo.  Here are some important reasons why it makes sense to go solo as a Man: Increased freedom –  Going solo allows you to date who you want…

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How to Handle A Domestic Violence Arrest

If your wife or girlfriend has gone to the police or called the cops to accuse you of domestic violence, buckle your seat belt and get ready for a rough ride.  Your first reaction and plan of attack to deal with this situation are very important. Here are the steps you should take to deal with a domestic violence arrest.  If you are not arrested and the cops simply give…

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Employment Discrimination Suits Target Men

Have sex discrimination lawsuits gone too far? After Ellen Pao’s failed lawsuit against the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, accusing the firm and their partners for sexual harassment and retaliation, another female partner, Traci Ribeiro, this time at the San Francisco based law firm of Sedgwick, has sued her firm for sex discrimination claims, accusing the firm that they did not promote her to equity partner and denied her unfair…

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What Are My Employment Rights If I Am Arrested or Convicted?

Many Men who hold jobs and are arrested (many times mistakenly) for offenses such as DUI’s, assault, disturbing the peace, gambling,  etc.  This event alone is traumatic. When you are arrested, have to serve time or are released on bail, returning to work can be a nerve racking experience.  Most Men want nothing more to return to work and regain their normal life before they were arrested. Often times, however,…

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Will Donald Trump Support Men’s Rights?

I just watched the conclusion of  Donald Trump’s 2016 RNC convention speech and one thing that was left out was a discussion of Men’s Rights.  There was much talk about immigration, national security, law and order, and other issues that are hot button political topics.  Yet, the presidential political candidate has yet to seriously consider the issue of Men’s Rights. However, on balance, this author must conclude the Trump more…

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Can I Get My Charges Dropped If the DA’s Office Is Discriminating Against Me?

It is not surprising that men more than women are being prosecuted more frequently and aggressively by your local district attorney. This is particular true for domestic violence, sexual assault, drug and DUI crimes.   If you are a black Man or other minority class Man, then chances are that the rate of discrimination and prosecutorial bias against you is even higher. Men are disproportionately prosecuted over women for the…

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Lessons From the Aftermath of the O.J. Simpson Trial

After watching The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which debuted on FX and become a nationwide hit, I was reminded about some important lessons from the O.J. Simpson trial. For a lawyer, this case presents a fascinating study on criminal defense, civil rights, law enforcement procedure, and the important role that media and public perception can play in determining the guilt or innocence of citizens accused of crimes. Whether you…

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