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Cats Scapegoated in Divorces

I am fascinated by this – in the USA there was en epidemic of divorces in which the reason given was a cat – or several. 46 more words

Real Life

Hawaii Becomes First State To Register Gun Owners With FBI Database

In the midst of the daily tragedies stemming from domestic gun violence many people have turned to community leaders and legislators for help. Well, it’s very apparent that some legislators lead by example because David Ige (Governor of Hawaii) wasted no time in which  a historic move was made last Thursday night. 82 more words


US Nuclear Bomb System Still on Floppy Disks

This is from last Friday’s i paper. It should strike fear into all of us. Or perhaps it says much about how solid and reliable they are. 279 more words

Real Life

Fraud and continuing contracts

Imagine I contract to buy goods or assets of a given description or quality from you over a period of time; you start by performing properly, but later knowingly submit non-compliant stuff. 47 more words

Contract Law

Henry Clay the Lawyer (Maurice G. Baxter)

Henry Clay (1777-1852) is best known in American history for being a politician, but like many politicians, he was first a lawyer. What especially distinguishes him in the legal field is the illustrious 50+ years he spent actively practicing law and consequently playing a major role in shaping the modern American legal system. 290 more words


Changing the Conversation About Government Regulation

By Daniel Carpenter

Washington Monthly

It’s late, and we’re tired. In the last year of the Obama presidency, a certain fatigue has set in to domestic policy debates, especially over regulation. 432 more words