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Obama's Nuclear Plan Focuses on Global Security

Obama's nuclear strategy focuses strongly global security. President Obama released his plan during an interview on Monday, April 5th, 2010 which highlights the push to eliminate nuclear weapons entirely to make the world safer and encourage countries, through incentive programs, to abort nuclear...

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What Is the International Criminal Court?

The International Criminal Court also referred to as the ICC is an organization supported by a document called the Rome Statute that reserves the right to let individuals who committed a grave international crime to go into trial. The ICC, according to the Rome Statute is limited to the most serious...

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Northern Ireland Car Bomb Explodes at Palace Barracks

A Northern Ireland car bomb explodes at Palace Barracks, Holywood at 12:24 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2010. A man reportedly hijacked a taxi, held the driver's family hostage, and exploded a device in a vehicle at the rear of Palace Barracks per reports of a police spokeswoman. The barracks are a...

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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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Nuclear Summit Warns Iran's Recipe for Atomic Ingredients Within Year

Nuclear Summit warns Iran's recipe for atomic ingredients will be complete within a year. Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess, head of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, delivered this news to a Senate Panel Wednesday. Burgess maintains that Iran could build one nuclear bomb within a year if...

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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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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 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...

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What Is a Tribunal?

Various types of courts exist to serve numerous purposes. Courts can be referred to in numerous terms as well, one of which is a tribunal. A tribunal is an entity that is given the authority to pass judgment on an issue that has been brought to its attention. A court may be a tribunal in the sense...