In The News
The Espionage Act of 1917 is back in vogue however not all charges of espionage are the same, nor are all claims of whistleblowing.
In its annual poll of Americans’ attitudes towards morally-charged subjects, the Gallup organization found that abortion rose in acceptance for the second year in a row (after hitting an all-time low in 2009.) The percentage of those who found abortion morally acceptable is now at 39 percent, still well below a majority. Among other constitutionally… [Continue Reading]
Until Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was nominated by President Ronald Reagan in 1981,no woman had served on the Supreme Court. Today, there are three women — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Sonia Sotomayor (who is also the Court’s first Latino justice) and Justice Elena Kagan. The first Jewish Justice was Louis Brandeis, nominated by President… [Continue Reading]
Should our Fourth Amendment rights depend on how fast the police can drive and run?
Settle in, because the fun and speculation has only just begun for 2012.