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OMG: The Government Need To Take Out the Trash

Nuclear power plant technicians, senior military officers, FBI contractors and an employee of “a highly-secretive Department of Defense agency” with a Top Secret clearance. Those are just a few of the more than 100 people with sensitive military and government connections that law enforcement is tracking because they are linked to “outlaw motorcycle gangs.”

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Good Grief

Court rules Notre Dame can't cut off students' birth control

A federal appeals court held that the Supreme Court’s decision limiting access to birth control in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby does not permit the University of Notre Dame to shut down their health plans that help the school’s students pay for contraceptive coverage — or, at least, the court held that Notre Dame cannot obtain a court order permitting them to do so right now.

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Religion

National Post View: You can't choose your peers

In a ruling released Thursday, the majority of Supreme Court justices endorsed an eminently reasonable and practical position on Canadians’ right to trial by an independent and impartial jury of their peers. 620 more words

Full Comment

Tacitus, Roman Slave Legislation and the Death Penalty Defense

The Roman historian Tacitus (AD 56-117) records the murder of the city prefect Pedanius Secundus and the ensuing debate among the Roman senators and populace in the following way: 1,283 more words

Classics

Could it be that at last employees of a law-breaking corporation will go to prison?

Danielle Ivory, Ben Protess, and Bill Vlasic report in the NY Times:

Justice Department investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors’ failure to disclose a defect tied to at least 104 deaths, and are negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, according to people briefed on the inquiry.

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Business

Friday Night Fights

Welcome to the blog. This post will be short, but a quick hello and look forward to music and content about law and stuff. I’m off to go study for the bar exam so you don’t have too. 17 more words

America

Dilemma

That was it. Enough was enough. They couldn’t take it anymore. Jeevan was a staunch Brahmin while Poorti was a staunch atheist. And they were not liberal. 984 more words

Comedy