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Neil Armstrong Launches Anger at Obama's NASA Cuts

Neil Armstrong launches anger at Obama's NASA cuts. One of the first men to walk on the moon has reacted strongly and critically to Obama's plans to decrease funding of NASA's space exploration programs. Armstrong typically shies from the spotlight since his famous moon walk 41 years ago but...

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What Is Immigration Litigation?

There are legal proceedings for almost every kind of legal issue. Immigration litigation addresses issues involving immigration and immigrant rights. This is considered a specialization for lawyers, especially those who live in areas that border other countries or jurisdictions. Non-profit agencies...

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What Is a Federal Grand Jury?

Each citizen of the United States may be called upon to serve as a member of the jury. An individual can receive a federal summons in order for him or her to serve as part of a federal grand jury. This type of jury is usually composed of not less than 16 and not more than 23 individuals. Such juries...

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What Do Public Defenders Do?

A person has the right to an attorney or legal counsel in the event that he or she is charged with an offense, whether criminal or civil. If the person cannot afford an attorney of his or her own, then he or she will be provided for one by the state. A public defender is an attorney-at-law who...

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What Are Constitutional Rights?

A country may have a constitution, a fundamental body of laws that dictate how a government is to administer and preside over its country. Each nation or state may have its own constitution, these fundamental laws may be the same in most and some may be absolutely different from every other...

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Cape Wind Project Approved by Feds

A Cape Wind project has been approved by feds. The first offshore windfarm has just been approved by the United States government after nine long years of intense debate and political argument. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, made the official announcement from Cape Cod, Massachusetts,...

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Faisal Shahzad Arrested by Fbi

The FBI has arrested Faisal Shahzad, a 30-year old Bridgeport, Connecticut resident in connection with the failed bombing attempt in New York's Times Square. Pakistani Faisal Shahzad was attempting to leave the country for Dubai after his car bomb attempt in New York failed. Although Pakistani,...

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Is It Illegal to Display the Swastika Symbol in Germany?

The Swastika has come to represent the Nazi regime, the atrocities performed in the concentration camps, the rule of fear and violence, and the powerlust of Hitler as he sent armies to ravage the surrounding countries. Post war Germany has banned anyone from displaying the swastika even if it...

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What Is a Crime Against Nature?

The term “crimes against nature” have been in use by the US justice system since 1814. Such crimes refer to sexual acts or practices that are not considered natural. Each state varies upon its definition of crimes against nature, but the most usual types of sexual behavior that are categorized as...

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What Is a Law?

Every state or nation has a set of rules by which its citizens live by. These rules are generally written down for future reference by the state or nation’s posterity. This collection of rules is loosely called law and is applicable to any form of organization or society. Each organization or...