A Judge Kicked Our Lawyer Out of Court for Trying to Unseal Bill O’Reilly’s Lawsuit Against His Ex-Wife

A New York State judge ejected an attorney for Gizmodo Media Group, which owns Jezebel, from his courtroom last week as she was seeking access to Bill O’Reilly’s $10 million lawsuit against his ex-wife, which is currently under seal at the Fox News anchor’s request. The ouster occurred just a week before the…

Read more…

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Will Not Stay Silent on Domestic Violence

The headquarters of the office of Melissa Mark-Viverito, Speaker of the New York City Council, is a quiet storefront on 116th Street in East Harlem—El Barrio to the majority Spanish-speaking residents who live there. One afternoon last week, she attended a community board meeting in the basement while a few employees sat in cubicles on the main floor; a mountain of bagged Halloween candy was piled on a conference-sized table, stash for the trick-or-treating event she hosted Monday at La Marqueta.

Read more…