Lynn Shapiro

About Lynn Shapiro

After writing about business and health for nearly 30 years, Lynn began her legal and political writing career in 2016 at and American Legal News. Since then, she’s become a more fervent Democrat than ever. In her writing career, she has covered gun laws, LGBT rights, cannabis litigation, Obamacare, and obstruction of justice for many publications, including Newsweek. Before writing about law and politics, Lynn wrote about medicine and prior to that, Wall Street. Lynn is a graduate of Hampshire College, and studied journalism at the University of Massachusetts. She lives in New York City for the time being.

Pima Dems Chair Bonnie Heidler on Removing Finchem, Ballot Harvesting and Redistricting

Many thanks to video producer Anne Simmons for editing this recording. Elected as Pima Country's Chair in December, [...]

By |2021-01-14T09:22:14-07:00January 14th, 2021|Local Candidates and Electeds, Tucson|

National Pot Legalization Expected to Pass in the House This Week

This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona. A historic House vote to end the federal prohibition [...]

By |2020-12-03T13:20:54-07:00December 3rd, 2020|Democratic Convention|

Obamacare Survival Hinges on Doctrine of Severability

The Supreme Court is arguing Obamacare for the third time on Tuesday, November 10, in Texas v. California. “The tax will [...]

By |2020-11-09T08:54:09-07:00November 5th, 2020|Healthcare|

Flipping the Legislature for the First Time in 50 Years: A Distinct Possibility

This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona, My colleagues David Gordon and Clyde Steele have [...]

By |2020-10-14T16:47:34-07:00October 14th, 2020|Arizona, Local Candidates and Electeds|

Diamond is the Only Choice for Pima County Dist. 4 Supervisor. Christy is an Abomination.

After listening to a League of Women Voters debate, it is clear that Steve Diamond -- the first Democrat to [...]

By |2020-10-11T15:41:42-07:00October 11th, 2020|Supervisor|

Will the New Conservative Court Impede Medical Aid in Dying Laws?

Trump and Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Although staunchly Catholic Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, has [...]

By |2020-09-30T12:32:38-07:00September 29th, 2020|Commentary, Criminal Justice|
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