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Anita Hill Documentary Opens Today: Where Is She Now?

"Anita," a new documentary directed by Academy Award-winner Freida Mock, traverses the story of Anita Hill.

As you may recall, Anita Hill was a little-known law professor who took the nation by storm in 1991 when she alleged that then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

In 2010, with the 20th anniversary of the hearings approaching, she agreed to the documentary, deciding it was time "to revisit this, and for people to understand who I am," according to The New York Times.

Is it time for Daylight Saving Time to end? That's the feeling of many of DST's opponents who are pushing for state laws that seek to sunset the decades-long practice.

Here are some considerations for those wondering about the end of Daylight Saving Time:

The U.S. Supreme Court has never allowed its proceedings to be recorded, but a rogue video that surfaced on YouTube this week offered rare, if shaky, moving images of the High Court at work.

The video, posted Wednesday, captures a portion of October's oral arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC, which dealt with campaign contribution limits. The recording includes the moment when a protester disrupts proceedings, announcing that "corporations are not people."

The protest has been linked to the group 99Rise, which opposes the protections afforded to corporations as the result of Supreme Court cases like Citizens United, reports The New York Times.

But the incident is also brings attention to the question: Why aren't recordings allowed inside the Supreme Court chamber?

Arizona's SB 1062 -- a proposed law which would effectively affirm a business' right to refuse service to gays and lesbians -- is poised to be enacted or vetoed by Saturday.

Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican, has been pressed by friends and lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle to veto the bill. Her office has received more than 10,000 calls and e-mails about the issue, reports The Arizona Republic.

What will happen in Arizona when Saturday arrives? There are three potential outcomes:

Who Qualifies as an Expert Witness?

These days it seems like everyone proclaims to be an expert in something. But when it comes to court cases, who qualifies as an expert witness?

As TV courtroom dramas show, expert witnesses are usually called in by one of the parties to help jurors understand complicated, technical concepts.

However, not everyone can qualify as an "expert," and not all types of expert testimony may be permitted. Here's a general overview:

Celebrating Presidents Day as a holiday did not come about until around the last four decades, but its roots go back to our first president.

How did we come to celebrate the third Monday in February as "Presidents Day"?

5 Fun Facts About the 25th Amendment

Today marks the 47th anniversary of the 25th Amendment's ratification. So what do you know about the 25th Amendment?

While the more well-known constitutional amendments, like the First and Fourth amendments, get all the attention, the 25th Amendment is significant because it describes what happens if the president dies, resigns, or becomes disabled while in office.

Here are five fun facts about the 25th Amendment that you may not have known:

An executive order is one way a U.S. president can make changes to the nation's policies. But there are limits as to how far such orders can go.

In President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, he presented several policy goals which he said he hoped to accomplish by executive order. As The New York Times reports, using an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 an hour may be the only way to circumvent Republican opposition in Congress.

As history has shown, executive orders can be used in many different ways. Here's a quick summary of what you need to know:

Legal How-To: Changing Your Court Date

How do you change your court date? The answer can vary by jurisdiction and even by court. It can also depend on the type of case you're involved in -- for example, rules for criminal court, probate court, and small claims court are all different.

If you're represented by a lawyer, then changing your court date can potentially be as simple as asking your attorney to do it for you. Your attorney will likely need to confer with the court and with the opposing party in order to secure a new court date. A court hearing may even be required.

But if you're representing yourself, you're probably talking about small claims or traffic court. If so, here are some potential ways you may be able to change your court date:

New Year's Day 2014 brings new resolutions and renewed vows, but it also brings the enforcement of new laws.

Hundreds of state and national laws which were passed in 2013 (or before) will be taking effect in 2014. Here are some of the most notable ones: