Law and Justice – Other Archive

A look at the 1970 Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act of 1970 remains one of the most relevant pieces of legislation to date in terms of the fight against air pollution. A major link in a chain of laws, policies, and …

Insider Trading Laws are Needed – Yes

Insider trading is tantamount to just plain “cheating”! If one wants to use the term insider trading to make it sound more respectable, then do so. Most of us would love to have some hot tip …

Breaking the Law Ethical

There are some laws that it would seem ethical to break. These laws are ambiguous in nature and would have to work against your safety and sense of self-preservation. Many laws are biased against one …

Scuba Divers new Jobs with Nypd

Originally, the New York Police Department’s, or NYPD for short, job has been commonly three-fold; investigating crime scenes, taking care of deceased corpses, and once in a blue moon, retrieving a hijacked vehicle from the …

Bailout Money Needed

SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM 2109                                         Government is bailing out the banks and the auto companies, so why not bail out the American people with a social security bailout plan?  Social Security Reform 2109 is an opportunity …

Hate Crimes Matthew Shepard Act

To answer the question of what constitutes a hate crime lets first look at two different events that have happened recently. Case number one: three white Duke Lacrosse players were accused in March 2006 of …

What is the Occupy Wall Street Movement about

The “occupy *insert location here*” movement is a massive protest of sorts that is rapidly sweeping across the planet. Now in reportedly 150+ cities and counting, the occupy movement has left many, who may not …

How Twitter is Causing changes in Media Law

Twitter rocked the boat recently when it announced that it would let world leaders decide what people inside their countries could see and say on Twitter. The announcement cheered the likes of Raul Castro, Hugo …

Why more Women are Buying Guns

In his one-man show entitled “Defending the Caveman,” comedian Rob Becker explores the differences and misunderstandings between men and women. He does this by exploring his decidedly unscientific analysis of prehistoric couples. The fact that …

The Facts about Obamacare

The recent Supreme Court ruling upholding the Patient Protection Affordable Health Care Act is a step in the right direction for health care in America.  No longer will individuals be denied coverage due to a …

Could a Texting while Driving Ban be Introduced

Distracted driving is nothing new. For decades people have been tuning their car radios, eating, putting on makeup, combing their hair, reading books, watching movies, lighting cigarettes and doing almost anything else possible while driving. …

Strangest Laws in Virginia

Many people visit Virginia because of its rich historical heritage. What many visitors do not realize is that, like many states, there are laws on the books that could easily be broken by an unsuspecting …

Is Illegal Immigration Good for America

Illegal anything is not good for America. You don’t hear anyone asking if illegal drug trafficking, illegal dog fighting, illegal weapons are good for America, now do you? The fact that there are some people …

The Good the Bad and the Strange

There are many new state laws that will go into effect on January 1, 2012. Altogether, there are about 40,000 of them according to the National Council of Legislators that will change the lives of …

Law Government and Free Choice

The land of the free is nothing more than a mere past memory. The United States is slowly suffocating its people with ridiculous laws that limit free choice; the very foundation that America was built …

Homeland Security and Photographers Rights

If you are a photographer, then it is likely that you are going to be taking photographs outdoors or in public environments. There are many times when photographers have been approached and even arrested by the …

An Overview of the Epas Lead Regulations

Lead is a very toxic substance that the EPA wants to remove from the environment. Paint, dust, and soil can contain harmful amounts of this substance. The EPA has rules regarding repair, painting and renovating. …

Internet Child Pornography and Justice

There is no such thing as child pornography of any kind and justice. You cannot restore the innocence of that violated child. You cannot take away the images now trapped in his/her mind. So what …

Hate Crimes Matthew Shepard Act

Irrelevant & Wrong-Headed Good Intentions: the “LEHCPA/ Matthew Shepard Bill.” Elevating hate crimes legislation to the level of a civil rights issue, Senator Gordon Smith, Republican from Oregon, justified the LEHCPA/ Matthew Sheppard bill by …

An Overview of us Regulations on Natural Resources

The regulations regarding natural resources in the US vary from state to state. Concerned citizens should check with their individual Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offices about their activities. Department of Natural Resources handles the …

Taser Pros and Cons

Since its invention in 1970, the Taser has become a widely controversial subject regarding its involvement in police work. Many people claim that the electric shock delivered by a standard Taser is excruciatingly painful and …

Is Illegal Immigration Good for America

When the US tightens the screws on its 12 million or so undocumented workers, Canadians should pay close attention. The US Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) recently implemented an initiative to smoke out its illegals. …