Daily Archives: January 21, 2011 - 2 results

Posted 6 years ago in Landmark Court Cases by Heather McGowan  
Roe v. Wade, Privacy and the US Constitution

January 22 marks the anniversary of one of the US Supreme Court’s most controversial decisions, Roe v Wade. The Court held in this 1973 case that a woman’s Fourteenth Amendment right to privacy protected her choice to have an abortion. While it’s been nearly 40 years since Roe v. Wade was decided, abortion is an issue that is far from settled. Take a look at the Court’s decision and its reasoning. Abortion is an emotional and high-profile issue that never seems …

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Posted 6 years ago in Driving & Motor Vehicles by Arthur Buono  
CA City Wants to Post Drunk Drivers on Facebook

The Huntington Beach, California, city council will vote on a plan to post the names and pictures of people arrested for drunk driving on its Facebook page. The City’s police department doesn’t think it’s a good idea. The question is, what’s the solution to our drunk driving problem?   Shaming punishments trendy, but do they work? Education, enforcement, technology all used to battle DUI Simply lowering BALs seems to have worked in Europe Copy this link to share with friends: …

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