On the hit A&E cable show “Storage Wars,” competing buyers take a peek inside foreclosed self-storage lockers, guess what might be hidden inside, then bid for the salvage rights. It’s entertaining television. But it’s a terrible model for the federal government acquire life-and-death treatments for Medicare patients.
Living in a representative democracy such as ours means that each person has the right to stand outside the halls of government and express his or her opinion on matters of state without fear of arrest. That’s what the First Amendment is all about.
Our chapter is one of the most active chapters in Union County. I think what makes it so is that we have very interesting programs set up for each of our meetings.
For most people, January is quiet. We recover from the holiday whirlwind, pay off credit cards (at least partially!) and resolve to eat less and exercise more.
Late last year, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on human rights, Ahmed Shaheed, briefed the General Assembly about the state of human rights in Iran, and he painted an extremely bleak picture.
Did everybody tune in to the Golden Globes show on Jan. 15? It’s the first time I ever stayed with this type of show all the way to the end. Monday morning, I read all the comments and heard the remarks about it from the so-called experts in their field.
It is not a simple matter to create a program to grow and dispense marijuana in New Jersey for medicinal use. The Department of Health and Seniors Services, along with the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Agriculture and other state agencies, is building a new, secure network of nonprofit Alternative Treatment Centers (ATC) from the ground up to provide qualified patients with access to medicinal marijuana.
In a unanimous 9-0 ruling in United States v. Jones, the U.S. Supreme Court has declared that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects. But what does this ruling, hailed as a victory by privacy advocates, really mean for the future of privacy and the Fourth Amendment?
There were no flashing lights or red flags that let 4,000 women across this country know that cervical cancer was coming.
Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan rejected a proposed $285 million settlement in a Citibank fraud case and challenged the Securities and Exchange Commission’s policy of allowing defendants to resolve an action without admitting or denying the allegations.