To get an FBI agent’s perspective on the issue, we needed to look no further than the Center’s director of security, Sherman Hopkins, whose FBI career spanned 22 years.
A divided Court ruled that the Constitution protects children’s access to video games of all types, however violent they may be and however young the children.
This is one insidious way in which the law penetrates your everyday life. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional a Vermont law that limited the access of pharmaceutical companies to data on which doctors prescribed which medications. The companies sought such information in order to target their marketing towards specific doctors, a multi-million dollar… [Continue Reading]
Iceland, the tiny country of only 320,000 people, is becoming the first nation in history to use the Internet to create a new constitution.
With New York’s legalization of same-sex marriage last Friday, much still depends upon what happens in the largest state — California. There the U.S. Constitution will be the decision maker.
Boasting about Philadelphia as the cradle of liberty is one thing; cradling liberty is another.
WATCHING OUR ALL-TOO PUBLIC MEDIA HELP IDENTIFY THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE ALCOHOL-INDUCED RIOTS IN VANCOUVER, YOU HAD TO WONDER, IS THIS “ANOTHER FORM OF MOBBING”? First, there was “Internet bullying.” Now, increasingly, we are facing “Internet mobbing.” After the riots that followed the Vancouver Canucks defeat in the Stanley Cup hockey finals, a plethora… [Continue Reading]
From protecting the troops to serving under eight (!) presidents, here are the reasons we chose Gates to receive the 2011 Liberty Medal.
IGNORING THE WAR POWERS ACT? PJP PARTICIPANT BRUCE ACKERMAN SAYS OBAMA, WHO CRITICIZED BUSH, IS SETTING A WORSE PRECEDENT FOR ARBITRARY EXECUTIVE POWER THAN HIS PREDECESSOR In an interesting Op-ed in the New York Times, Yale Law professor and PJP participant Bruce Ackerman argues that President Obama’s decision to join in the NATO air strikes… [Continue Reading]
While many will still look to political pundits to comprehend current events, we will be watching as the planets shift and the moons of Jupiter align to help you make sense of it all.