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Domestic assault distinction

Am I the only one that thinks that domestic violence charges should be distinguishable, and more harsh, than typical assault? As far as I’m concerned, smashing your spouse in the face is distinguishable from a bar fight, more immoral, emotionally damaging, and sociopathic, and the law should recognize this. 31 more words


What's the Peloponnesian War Got to Do with Killer Robots?

In an article Cayman Mitchell and I wrote for e-International Relations, we reflect on how ancient debates about the Pelopponesian War offer surprisingly fresh insights into global policy debates about high-tech weapons.  97 more words

Parashah Re'eh

(NOTE: this week is actually Shof’tim,  which I did last week. Last week should have been Re’eh, which I am doing this week.) 1,352 more words


Translations of Japanese legislation

The Japanese Ministry of Justice makes available English translations of legislation online.

Laws can be searched by keyword, by title, by number, by category, or by organization (institution). 170 more words


Family Bible saves voting day for 92-year-old Kansas woman

TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) – Being able to vote is something most of us take for granted. But as one Kansas City resident found out this week, it’s not always guaranteed. 371 more words