Conflict & Justice

'Law and the Multiverse' Considers Superheroes, Legalities

Would the X-Men's Scott Summers qualify for workplace protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act? (Probably). Is it illegal to attempt to reveal a superhero's secret identity? Likely, as the courts have held that a right to privacy includes "emotional solitude." Just how hard would it be to get insurance against the super-villains who keep knocking your house over? These are just a few of the questions asked and answered on the blog, "Law and the Multiverse," which explores the legal ramifications the presence of superheroes would have in the real world.

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We speak with lawyer and co-creator of the blog Ryan Davidson.