Haiku Holdings #2 constitution, supreme court holdings, Roe vs Wade, abortion, Brown vs Schoolboard of Topeka, integration, Miranda vs Arizona, criminal rights.
A Green Reactor!! All nuclear reactors need not be thought of as A-Bombs about to explode. A top nuclear physicist has proposed a relatively inexpensive energy source using induced fission reactions of a relatively abundant thorium isotope to produce heat and electricity.
Plastic Words After I retired from teaching, I managed to keep in touch with many of my students through my "Docnet". Recently, I ran across this exchange which seems to have special relevence to today's politics and the world's problems. It was an email I sent out after reading a letter to the editor which appeared in the summer 2006 issue of UTNE. It tells a little about me and a lot about knee-jerk name calling.
Haiku Holdings Students of Constitutional Law are expected to be familiar with definitive Supreme Court Holdings and the areas of the law to which they apply. In Law school, Dr. Randall Furlong was an editor for the Georgetown Law Review and in order to help students keep them in memory, invented summaries of some of these landmark holdings expressed as Haiku, the classic Japanese 17 syllable poem (In a 5-7-5 arrangement). At a time when constitutional principles, especially in regard to the separation of church and state or our individual rights to privacy and to freedom from coercion, seem to have been challenged by executive and legislative practices, it is, perhaps, timely to remind ourselves of the history of some of these legal precedents.
To Drill or not to Drill A political football has been made of offshore drilling. What's behind this frenzy and what can it be expected to accomplish? Excerpts from recent articles reveal facts about motives and misrepresentations involving big oil, the Bush administration and public disillusionment.
Insights from an Early Green Spokesman E.F.Shumacker was an English Economist and Engineer who was among the first to see the dehumanizing consequences of the "bigger-is-always-better" assumption.
Save Money - Go Green Ways in which going green can be personally rewarding as well as helping our environment.