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What Was the Warren Court?

The Supreme Court is the highest court of law in the US judicial system. Whatever decision is handed down by the Supreme Court is considered to be final and binding. This is because the Supreme Court hears cases that have been elevated through a process of court appeals or through relevance or...

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Glenn Beck Launches “The Blaze” Website!

After setting the world ablaze after his popular “restoring honor” rally, Glenn Beck is looking for something to reclaim the limelight and what better way to do it than launch a website. Glenn Beck has gone ahead and launched a website by the name of “The Blaze”

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What Is Freedom of Speech?

Freedom of speech is an abstract concept related to an individual's inherent right to speak out openly and freely without any censorship or fear of repercussions in case of saying something that is deemed inappropriate by an arbitrary observer.

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What Is an Adversary System?

An adversary system is the opposite of an inquisitorial system in legal terms.

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What Is the Black Letter Law?

"Black letter law" refers to any law which is strongly established, recognized by everyone in the legal sector in that law's jurisdiction, and rarely, if ever disputed.

Obama's India Trip Upstaged by Michelle

Obama's India Trip Upstaged by Michelle

President Barack Obama's first foriegn trip since taking office in 2008 was upstaged by his wife Michelle. The First family is winding down their ten day stay in India with an itinery which included Obama's controversial address to the Indian Parliament, tours of local amenitites, and Michelle...

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What Is an Armistice?

An armistice is derived from the Latin word "arma" meaning weapons and "statium" meaning "a stopping." An armistice is an agreement between warring parties to stop fighting. An armistice is not the end of a war but merely a truce agreement to cease fire for a limited amount of time or within a...

President Obama Basketball Injury, 12 Stitches Required

President Obama Basketball Injury, 12 Stitches Required

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has confirmed that President Barack Obama suffered a basketball injury on Friday. President Obama traveled to the Fort McNair location for an early Friday morning game of "five on five" basketball when he suffered an injury. The President was hit with an...

Prince Andrew and U.S. Hardest Hit by Wikileaks Latest Cache

Prince Andrew and U.S. Hardest Hit by Wikileaks Latest Cache

The UK's royal Prince Andrew and the U.S. are the hardest hit by the Wikileaks latest cache release. It seems that included in the 271,000 international diplomatic disclosure is revealing information regarding a profanity filled tirade by Andrew. The Duke of York presented "unmitigated patriotism,"...

Cancun Climate Change Summit 2010 Underway

Cancun Climate Change Summit 2010 Underway

Beginning November 29, 2010, United Nations representatives from 194 nations in Cancun, Mexico, have convened to discuss the issue of climate change. The Summit, formally known as the 16th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...