Law
Law is a social science and a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behaviour. Laws can be made by legislatures through legislation (resulting in statutes), the execu...
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Trump Officials Reverse Obama’s Policy on Affirmative Action in Schools
The Justice and Education Departments will encourage the nation’s schools and universities to adopt race-blind admissions policies.
"I'm very honored that he chose to do it during my term in office because he felt confident in me"...
"I'm very honored that he chose to do it during my term in office because he felt confident in me to make the right choice and carry on his great legacy." During a rally in North Dakota Wednesday...
Judge Napolitano on SCOTUS Travel Ban ruling
“Executive orders signed by Donald Trump and any subsequent president will be interpreted only on the basis of the words that are in the order." Judge Andrew Napolitano explains the significance of.....
Is America's Tax System Fair?
How do you define what a "fair" tax system is?
New drug could help you burn fat without exercise or suppressing your appetite
New drug could help you burn fat without exercise or suppressing your appetite.
Three takeaways from IG report
After an 18-month investigation into the FBI and DOJ’s Hillary Clinton probe, the highly anticipated report from the Justice Department’s Inspector General Michael Horowitz is out. Here’s a look at th...
Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia - VICE
Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
Supreme Court rules in favor of baker in same-sex cake case
Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of the Colorado baker who wouldn't make a same-sex wedding cake. Follow the story here: https://fxn.ws/2xHgBCL FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing n...
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 ...
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...
Palliative care
This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
States move to give terminally ill 'right-to-try' drugs
A growing number of states are considering legislation to allow terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental drugs, before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration deems them market-ready.
‘Hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in vegetative state patients discovered
"Scientists in Cambridge, England have found hidden signatures in the brains of people in a vegetative state that point to networks that could support consciousness — even when a patient appears to be...
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...
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.
Legal history
Legal history or the history of law is the study of how law has evolved and why it changed. Legal history is closely connected to the development of civilisations and is set in the wider context of so...
Legal debate
A legal debate is a discussion between lawyers, legal academics, jurists, politicians, and others who might have an interest or expertise in the law, about a particular legal issue.
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Rights
Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some lega...
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Legal abuse
Legal abuse refers to abuses associated with both civil and criminal legal action. Abuse can originate from nearly any part of the legal system, including frivolous and vexatious litigants, abuses by...
Areas of law
The following is a list of major areas of legal practice and important legal subject-matters. For list of legal terms, see List of legal topics and List of legal terms.
Taxation
A tax (from the Latin taxo; "rate") is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various publi...
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Tort
A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfe...
Tort - Wikipedia
Constitutional law
Constitutional law is the body of law which defines the relationship of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary.Not all nation states have codified...
Constitutional law - Wikipedia
Case law
In common law legal systems, a precedent or authority is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding su...
Statutory law
Statutory law or statute law is written law (as opposed to oral or customary law) set down by a legislature (as opposed to regulatory law promulgated by the executive or common law of the judiciary) ...
State of emergency
A government may declare that the country is in a state of emergency. This means that the government can suspend and/or change some functions of the executive, the legislative and or the judiciary dur...
Edict
An edict is an announcement of a law, often associated with monarchism. The Pope and various micronational leaders are currently the only persons who still issue edicts.
Legal theory
Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behaviour. Laws can be made by legislatures through legislation (resulting in statutes), the executive through decrees ...
Legal theory - Wikipedia