The Anarchists Director Todd Schramke Remembers The Day John Galton Was Murdered

The Anarchists director Todd Schramke and his wife and executive producer Kim Kylland had been texting with one of Acapulco, Mexico’s most famous anarchist couples who went by the pseudonyms “John Galton” and “Lily Forester” the day that Galton, whose real name was Shane Cress, was murdered.

The murder, framed by the rise and fall of Acapulco’s anarchist community and the popular Anarchapulco conference, is at the heart of HBO and Blumhouse Television’s six-part docuseries The Anarchists, which premieres Sunday, July 10 on HBO.

The day that John Galton died in early February 2019 had been normal — well, as normal as a day can be when you’re living on a shoestring budget in one of the world’s most dangerous cities, while simultaneously being wanted in the U.S. for marijuana possession and living in constant fear of deportation — right up until Forester, whose real name is Miranda Webb, heard

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NC Attorney Gen. talks to NAACP about abortion, self-defense, gun laws

  • Self defense: “I think the law is — is too loose, and creates incentives for people to shoot first.”
  • Guns: “We don’t let young people buy a cigarette or a beer. But we let them buy an AR-15?”
  • Abortion: “It shouldn’t be up to politicians.”

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein said on Sunday the state’s self-defense law is “too loose,” that gun laws should be tightened to reduce gun violence and school shootings, and that politicians shouldn’t tell women when they may get abortions.

Stein, a Democrat in his second term, made the comments as the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Fayetteville branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The meeting was conducted via the online Zoom streaming chat service, with Stein calling in from out of town. About 50 people joined the Zoom. 

AG says ‘stand your ground’ self-defense law goes

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Arapahoe County launches legal clinic pilot program to help residents facing eviction

Megan O’Byrne, Supervising Attorney for the Housing Unit at Colorado Legal Services, prepares for a case before meeting with a client, July 14, at the Arapahoe County District Court in Littleton.
Photo by PHILIP B. POSTON/Sentinel Colorado

LITTLETON | Arapahoe County has partnered with Colorado Legal Services, a nonprofit that provides free legal aid to low-income Coloradans, for a pilot program providing free legal services to county residents facing eviction.

The three-year program is being funded by $1.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act money approved by the Arapahoe board of county commissioners.

“Eviction is a truly traumatic experience for families, especially families with children,” said Megan O’Byrne, a CLS lawyer who heads the program.

The program, which launched May 15, is open three mornings a week at the county’s offices in Littleton. O’Byrne and her team of a law intern and two paralegals have the capacity to help three

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What Is The Difference Between A Lawyer And An Attorney?

When most people think of a lawyer, they imagine someone who is able to provide them with legal advice and representation in court. However, there is a big difference between a lawyer and an attorney. Most people use the terms lawyer and attorney interchangeably, but there is a distinction between the two professions. In this article, we will discuss the differences between lawyers and attorneys so that you can be sure to hire the right professional for your needs. 

1. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings

The word lawyer can refer to anyone who has been trained in the law, whether they are licensed to practice or not. In contrast, the word attorney refers specifically to a lawyer who is licensed to practice law. So, all attorneys are lawyers, but not all lawyers are attorneys.

This distinction may seem like a small one, but

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