Why Russia’s Decriminalizing Domestic Violence Is A Sensible Move

Earlier this year (2017), Russia’s parliament overwhelmingly voted 385/387 to decriminalize domestic violence first offenses.  Much has been written by the media and advocates of domestic violence prosecution decrying Russia’s move.  Feminists claim that Russia’s new law is tantamount to encouraging wife beaters.      Far from it, this law was backed by the majority of women and family rights groups in Russia.  The law merely puts domestic violence on par…

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How the Third Wave of Feminism Hijacked The Legal System To Target Men

Feminism has gone beyond equal pay and equal rights. In the United States (and other liberal democracies) there have been three waves of feminism that have influenced our governments and legal systems. The first wave came after the civil war, where through the passage of the 19th amendment, women were given the right to vote and an equal voice in the government.  Other laws of the Constitution also provided women…

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“The Last Man”

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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Men Are Guilty Under Proven Innocent

How man times have you heard the mantra, “innocent until proven guilty”.  This is a constitutional right.  The prosecution has to prove you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and until then you are presumed innocent. In reality, this is not the practice against Men. If you are a Man charged of a crime, perception is that you are “guilty until proven innocent”. National and state statistics show that women are charged…

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The Domestic Violence Industry (Part 2)

The domestic violence industry continues to be a profit making enterprise for law enforcement and domestic violence groups.  This industry continues to support itself with millions of dollars of federal and state funding. Virtually every state has enacted special domestic violence laws to prosecute Men. The rationale for this industry is to supposedly protect women from spousal and relationship abuse.  But in reality, those who resort to calling the police…

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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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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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5 Questions to Ask A Criminal Lawyer Before You Hire Them

Being arrested and charged with a crime is a frightening experience.  You are out on bail.  Now what?  You call some friends and get online and start frantically looking up criminal defense lawyers in your area. Findlaw.com is one resource to look for local attorneys in your area.  Avvo.com is another.  Both will have profiles, links and reviews of lawyers. But in all honestly, no matter how good an attorney…

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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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