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Yahoo Exec Claims He Was Fired Because He Was Male

The hits just keep coming for Marissa Mayer's company

(Newser) - Embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been sued over allegations she deliberately favored women over men, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Scott Ard claims his 2015 firing from Yahoo's media department was motivated by his gender, and Meyer's wish to see more women in leadership positions within... More »

Battle Over Voter-ID Laws Opens in Pennsylvania

Opponents say they're designed to hit minorities hardest

(Newser) - As the political war across the country over voter-ID laws rages, one crucial battle began today in the swing state of Pennsylvania. A state court will decide whether tough new rules disenfranchise low-income voters. The trial will likely last seven days, but the outcome will probably not be the final... More »

Law Prof: Jay-Z's Lyrical Legal Advice Is Wrong

Don't let '99 Problems' be your guide

(Newser) - Jay-Z's smash hit "99 Problems" may be fun to listen to, but don't get your legal advice from it. The rapper's perspective on the law is way off in parts, says a professor who authored a law review article analyzing the lyrics line by line. "... More »

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