In The News



Jun 18

Arab Spring ends with two constitutions possible in Egypt



Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

By

After a tense weekend in Egypt, the country is faced with the prospect of two parliaments and two constitutions, as many people in the trouble nation see the Arab Spring as a distant memory. In February 2011, a popular uprising ousted long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak, in an action that became a worldwide event. But in… [Continue Reading]



Jun 18

Watergate versus the Fifth Amendment



Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

By

In this commentary, Geoff Shepard, who served on Richard Nixon’s White House staff and his legal defense team, looks at arguments about due process violations for the Watergate defendants.



Jun 18

Why Watergate didn’t affect the 1972 election



Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

By

Contributor Benjamin Brown looks back at the 1972 election and how voters didn’t care about the fledgling Watergate scandal as Richard Nixon sought re-election.



Jun 17

A father, a son, and a game called baseball



Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

By

Mike Simzak looks at the link between Father’s Day and baseball in his family.



Jun 15

Egypt’s constitution, legislature in dire straits



Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

By

The promise of free elections in Egypt, under the umbrella of a constitution and parliamentary rule, seems dashed after the country’s military acted to undercut the nation’s legislature.