Authority
The word authority (Derived from the Latin word auctoritas) can be used to mean power given by the state (in the form of government, judges, police officers, etc.) or by academic knowledge of an area ...
End-Of-Life Chemotherapy: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?
The decision over if or when to stop chemotherapy is a heart-wrenching one many cancer patients and their families eventually face. Now a new study, published online today in JAMA Oncology, suggests t...
CDC Finds Troubling Rise in Teen Suicide Method
More teens who are killing themselves are choosing suffocation and strangling, government researchers reported Thursday. And more young women are committing ...
Palliative care
This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
Woman suing California for her right to die at home
A San Francisco woman battling cancer is prepared to battle the state of California in court for what she says is her right to die on her own terms.
Stephen Hawking: 'I would Consider Assisted Suicide'
Stephen Hawking has said he would consider ending his own life if he became a burden to others or if he had “nothing more to contribute”. But the physicist and cosmologist told a forthcoming BBC progr...
California Assembly approves right-to-die legislation
After nearly a quarter-century of efforts in California to afford terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with a doctor's help, state lawmakers and the governor may be on the verge of gra...
Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill
Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill pati...
My Right to Die: Assisted Suicide, My Family, and Me
Is this the next civil rights battle?
10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying
We all want a high quality of life. But what about the quality of death? What constitutes a peaceful death can mean many things to different people, but it frequently includes the quality of care they...
Did you know that the NSA uses Uber Drivers and Soccer Moms to Spy on You?
In the United States there are thousands of otherwise normal citizens with camera equipped cars driving the streets spying on your every…
10 COMPANIES THAT SECRETLY CONTROL THE WORLD!
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How not to get your ass Kicked by the Police
Chris Rock: How not to get your ass Kicked by the Police #Followthesesteps
Grand theft cop car: Woman slips out of handcuffs, hijacks cruiser
A Texas woman who was arrested for shoplifting managed to slip out of her handcuffs before stealing a police car and leading the officers on a 23-minute, 100mph car chase. Find RT America in your are...
Authoritarianism
Authoritarianism is a form of government. Juan Linz, whose 1964 description of authoritarianism is influential, characterised authoritarian regimes as political systems by four qualities: (1) "limited...
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Parliamentary authority
A parliamentary authority is a manual on parliamentary law, containing rules of order for the transaction of business in deliberative assemblies. The society generally adopts such a book to cover meet...
Sovereignty
Sovereignty, in layman's terms, means a state or a governing body has the full right and power to govern itself without any interference from outside sources or bodies. In political theory, sovereignt...
Luther Cushing
Luther Stearns Cushing (1803–1856) was the author of one of the earliest works on parliamentary procedure, Rules of Proceeding and Debate in Deliberative Assemblies, commonly known as Cushing's Manual...
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Law by country
The contemporary legal systems of the world are generally based on one of three basic systems: civil law, common law, and religious law, or combinations of these. However, the legal system of each co...
Law by country - Wikipedia
Argentine irredentism
Argentine irredentism refers to the idea of Argentina's sovereignty over the British Overseas Territories of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, along with the dispute ...
Argentine irredentism - Wikipedia
Law by issue
The following is a list of major areas of legal practice and important legal subject-matters.
National Sovereignty Day
The National Sovereignty Day (Spanish: Día de la Soberanía Nacional) is a national public holiday of Argentina, celebrated during November 20. It commemorates the Battle of Vuelta de Obligado, whe...
National Sovereignty Day - Wikipedia
Milgram experiment
The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram. They measured the willingness of study...
Milgram experiment - Wikipedia
Got $35 Mil? Post Your Bail For Murder
A $35 million bail won't be enough to keep a murder suspect behind bars in California. Tiffany Li is a 31-year-old woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend ...
Sovereign state
In international law, a sovereign state is a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area. International law defines sove...