Color of Law

A legal term of art in civil rights actions, color of law refers to conduct of persons who have the authority to act for the government or who act as though they have the authority to act for the government. A private individual who denies a person’s civil rights is...

A Welcome To My Blog 

Welcome to this blog that is devoted to presenting Black Letter Law on legal concepts that appear in current news stories and social media. This blog was prompted by the barrage of misinformation and disinformation that hits us daily. Basic legal concepts are commonly...