This website is a collection of some of Dr. Charlotte Laws’ articles. They are organized by category, although most pieces could fall under more than one heading.
Who is Charlotte Laws?
Laws has authored bestselling books as well as articles in noted publications, such as the Washington Post, Salon, the L.A. Daily News, Huffington Post, Gawker, Newsweek, The NY Daily News, and the Los Angeles Times. She starred on the NBC show, The Filter with Fred Roggin and hosted her own Los Angeles TV show in the 2000s. On both shows, she discussed news and current events. One of her “Filter” episodes was nominated for an Emmy.. Lawsiwas a regular political pundit on BBC television—a gig that she had for six years – until 2021.
Laws has made hundreds of TV appearances (i.e. on CNN, Nightline, Fox News, MSNBC, Oprah Winfrey, The Late Show and Larry King Live), and she has been the subject of articles in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Post, the Guardian, the Associated Press, and the New Yorker, to name a few.
Laws authored the books: Undercover Debutante (2019), Devil in the Basement (2018), Rebel in High Heels (2015), and Meet the Stars (1988). She has also contributed to academic anthologies and is currently completing research for two forthcoming books. To order her most recent book, Undercover Debutante, go to Barnes and Noble or Amazon.
Laws was a Los Angeles politician for eight years and has worked with the FBI. She has experimented with 28 different occupations, some of them quite unusual. She has been an actress, a cab driver, a private investigator, a stand up comic, a backup singer for an Elvis imitator, a city commissioner, an executive director for a legal corporation, and a bodyguard for a prostitute.
Laws was voted one of the “thirty fiercest women in the world” by BuzzFeed, and she is the recipient of the Los Angeles Animal Humanitarian award.
She has a doctorate from the University of Southern California as well as two master’s degrees and two bachelor’s degrees. She completed post-doctoral work at Oxford University, England.
Laws is an internationally-known animal advocate and anti-revenge porn activist (often called “The Erin Brockovich of revenge porn”). She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, her three rescue dogs, and an assortment of rescue hens.