SCOTUS takes on the First Amendment case of The Slants, a band crying foul over a U.S. patent office refusal to trademark its name by Amber Healy The Supreme Court of the […]
Asian-American band to SCOTUS: review our trademark victory
by Amber Healy It’s not often a winning party in a long-fought legal battle asks the Supreme Court in the United States to review a lower court’s ruling that had been made in […]
The Slants, or Washington’s NFL team, might soon go to SCOTUS over their names
By Amber Healy Just as The Slants prepare to release a new album with a new singer, it might be time to prepare to face the U.S. Supreme Court. Sadly, this won’t […]
Washington Post ed board to stop using racist NFL team nickname. FINALLY. But what about the sports dept?
Two decades ago the WaPo condemned the use of “Redskins.” A generation later, by god they’re doing something about it. Sorta. Way back in 1992 the Washington Post concluded that “the time-hallowed name bestowed […]
Washington Redskins and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell meet with Native American leaders about changing the team’s name. Sorta. But not really.
You can tell the Racist Epithets are serious because of who they sent to the meeting! Did you see this at ThinkProgress? In Secret Meeting, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Discussed Redskins Name […]
Nota Bene #122: OWStanding
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]