Greg Jacob, who was counsel to former Vice President Mike Pence, and Michael Luttig, a retired federal judge, testified about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
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Today’s media landscape is a far cry from the days of Watergate. A media scholar looks at the challenge the Jan. 6 committee faces in getting the hearings to break through in the age of TikTok.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp appear in a Virginia courtroom on May 16, 2022 during their trial.
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Intimate details of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s marriage – including sex abuse – featured during their defamation trial. There’s a long history of popular trials showcasing relationships gone bad.
Johnny Depp waves to supporters as he departs the Fairfax County Courthouse on May 27, 2022.
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I’m certain this case will continue to be discussed in the media and academia and will continue to shape society’s understanding of the complexities of intimate partner violence.
Reform is needed to better balance the protection of men’s individual reputations with the rights of women to speak about their experiences.
The Depp v. Heard trial provides a chance to shine a light on intimate partner violence.
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Intimate partner violence can take many forms – and it doesn’t always fit society’s stereotypes.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp appear in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Court on May 5, 2022.
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What appears to be normal social media activity exposes a much darker reality: fan culture often leads to deeply harmful conversations shaping how people address and redress violence.
Reputational damage: actor Johnny Depp.
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The ins and outs of a fiercely contested defamation case.
Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court, on February 24, 2020 in New York City. On March 11 he was sentenced to 23 years in prison for criminal sexual acts and rape.
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Scandals are violent shocks to social systems, yet not all questionable behaviour produces scandal. How can we explain that some figures escape the consequences of their own behavior while others don’t?
Johnny Depp in a still from Dior’s Sauvage advertisement (2019).
The Hollywood actor’s controversial role in a perfume ad has drawn criticism for ‘cultural appropriation’. But it’s not as simple as that.
Johnny Depp is James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in Black Mass.
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The pantheon of traditional American gangsters gets a chilling new addition with Scott Cooper’s Black Mass.
The story of Johnny Depp’s dogs and their potential fate attracted global media attention.
Behind the uproar over Johnny Depp’s dogs lies a serious and evolving idea: our animal companions have an important place in our lives that entitles them to rights akin to a sort of citizenship.