As we approach the end of December, it is time to open gifts and start thinking about 2007. So, what can we expect in the legal field next year?Predicting practically anything in the future is a risky...
RECENT CASE LAW AFFECTING PUNITIVE DAMAGESA series of recent United States Supreme Court decisions have defined the standard for imposition of punitive damages.In State Farm Mutual Insurance Company v...
Slowly, but surely, the United States Supreme Court has been transforming to a more conservative philosophy. This transformation is being cemented by Chief Justice Roberts.In the opinion of some, ther...
Should the U.S. Supreme Court be a place of justice, or of law?Though this question at first glance may appear to be one of those semantic traps - such as, "Have you stopped beating your wife? - its a...
The Constitutional Reform Act of 2005 changed the British hitherto unwritten constitution by introducing some salient, written features.The Act modified the duties of the Lord Chancellor and reduce...
As we approach the end of December, it is time to open gifts and start thinking about 2007. So, what can we expect in the legal field next year?Where the Law is Headed in 2007?Predicting practicall...
Two seemingly unrelated stories caught my attention yesterday. One was about corporations stockpiling cash and the other was about consumer savings rates.Some American corporations really know how to ...
Within the past couple years, several states and organizations have filed toxic gas lawsuits against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The central argument centers on the interpretation of...
Most discussions opposing the role of Christianity in the United States arise from an abyss of ignorance so deep as to be unfathomable. You can endlessly drop boulders into this chasm of intellectual ...
Plessy v. Ferguson became one of the most famous instances in the history of the United States. In reference to the court conclusion, distinct but equal adaptations for whites and blacks were legitima...