Sell “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute” T-Shirt, Go to Jail

Pursuant to 18 U.S. Code § 711a, Whoever, except as authorized under rules and regulations issued by the Secretary, knowingly and for profit manufactures, reproduces, or uses the character “Woodsy Owl”, the name “Woodsy Owl”, or the associated slogan, “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute” shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than […]

The Evils of Solitary Confinement

Filmmakers are raising funds to make their film “Dying for Sunlight” a documentary about hunger strikes in California prisons protesting solitary confinement.  You can donate here. It is also worth reading this excellent article from Mother Jones by Shane Bauer about solitary confinement, which you can read by clicking here.  

Why “the Radical Law Center”?

rad·i·cal  [rad-i-kuhl] adjective: 1. of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. 2. thoroughgoing or extreme, especially as regards to change from accepted or traditional forms: a radical change in the policy of the government. 3. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms: radical ideas; radical reform. 4. existing inherently in a thing or person: radical […]

“Exercising a Constitutional Right Will Get You 20: The Second Amendment and Firearm Sentence Enhancements”

“Exercising a Constitutional Right Will Get You 20: The Second Amendment and Firearm Sentence Enhancements” by Daniel I. Kapelovitz Disclaimer: Nothing written in the below article should be construed as being legal advice.  The law is always evolving and may have changed since this article was originally written. Introduction: “Unjust, Cruel, and Even Irrational”[1]—The Weldon […]

Man sues for $2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

For any attorneys or law students out there considering clerking for a district court judge, you may want to read this Complaint first to see what kind of cases can come your way. Here, the pro se plaintiff is seeking $2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 in damages.  This figure doesn’t even take into account his punitive damages or attorney fees and costs. […]

Radical Law Center featured in The Examiner

The Examiner mentions the Radical Law Center and Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Dan Kapelovitz in an article entitled “Saul Goodman-like attorneys proliferate in the real world” about how real-life attorneys are allegedly influenced by the Breaking Bad character Saul “Better Call Saul” Goodman, portrayed by actor Bob Odenkirk.  The article states that the “strip […]