Monthly Archives: April 2010

US Claims Al Qaeda Ordered Failed Subway Attack in 2008

A federal prosecutor revealed more details about a planned attack on the New York City subway system from 2008. Three men from Queens, one of New York’s burroughs, are charged with planning the attack. The prosecution has now revealed that…

Against assisted suicide

A few days ago the Canadian House of Commons rejected an assisted suicide bill. The proposed legislation would allow doctors to help terminally ill patients or people in unrelenting pain to end their lives. Currently, doctors or nurses or anyone else…

Obama Warns of Conservative Judicial Activism

President Obama, on the verge of nominating a successor to Justice Stevens, criticized the Supreme Court of engaging in conservative judicial activism. Obama criticized the Court earlier this year, when it declared a campaign finance law was unconstitutional. That decision…

Cloud computing tips for lawyers

Cloud computing is one of the best technologies we’ve had in the last decade. It gives us mobility, versatility, security, and powerful ways to manipulate our data. It’s also cheap. Because it’s rooted in the Internet, some express legitimate concerns with cloud computing,…

Are Oklahoma’s New Anti-Abortion Laws Unconstitutional?

Oklahoma has passed new anti-abortion laws that are so harsh they are likely to be challenged on Constitutional grounds. The Governor initially vetoed the new laws, but the Republican controlled Senate had enough votes to override his veto. The new…