Apr 12, 2015

The New Yorker - Maybe it was Walter Scott’s fault. Maybe he did something to make Officer Michael Slager, of the North Charleston Police Department, in South Carolina, shoot him in the back.


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Sep 22, 2014

The Daily Beast - While Congress votes this week on President Obama’s modest request for authority to train and equip Syrian rebels to battle ISIS on their territory, the legal debate most occupying the opinion columns remains more about what the President has not yet sought: broad authority to deploy American military force to seek out and destroy the terrorist group ourselves.

Sep 3, 2014

Huffington Post - A young unarmed black man is suspected of committing a petty theft, is confronted by a police officer and, trying to flee, he is shot in the head and killed. His grieving family and angered community turn to the legal system to vindicate his life; to stand for the idea that no system can be labeled a justice system if it ignores the killing of a young man merely on suspicion of a minor crime.

Sep 3, 2014

Bloomberg View - Amazon.com Inc.'s announcement last week that it would pay $970 million in cash to buy Twitch Interactive Inc., a hugely popular game-streaming service that is just over three years old, marks a key moment for telecommunications policy in the U.S. But the reason might be unexpected.

Aug 21, 2014

Verdict Justia - Pamphlets were distributed, with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene urging parents to decline the practice for the health of their children.

Aug 11, 2014

OUPBlog - Few recent decisions of the US Supreme Court have engendered as much controversy as Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Jul 24, 2014

Justia.com - The effects from the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby are now rippling through the country.

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