Political engineering
In political science, political engineering is the designing of political institutions in a society and often involves the use of paper decrees, in the form of laws, referendums, ordinances, or otherw...
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.
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...
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…
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...
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Machiavellianism
Machiavellianism is "the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct". The word comes from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolò Machiavelli, who wrote Il Pri...
Sources of law
Sources of law means the origin from which rules of human conduct come into existence and derive legal force or binding characters. It also refers to the sovereign or the state from which the law deri...
Voir dire
Voir dire (/ˈvwɑr ˌdiər/) is a legal phrase that refers to a variety of procedures connected with jury trials. It originally referred to an oath taken by jurors to tell the truth (Latin: verum di...
Voir dire - Wikipedia
Treble damages
Treble damages, in law, is a term that indicates that a statute permits a court to triple the amount of the actual/compensatory damages to be awarded to a prevailing plaintiff. "Treble" simply means "...
Law by issue
The following is a list of major areas of legal practice and important legal subject-matters.
Rulemaking
In administrative law, rule-making is the process that executive and independent agencies use to create, or promulgate, regulations. In general, legislatures first set broad policy mandates by passin...
Void contract
A void contract cannot be enforced by law. Void contracts are different from voidable contracts, which are contracts that may be (but not necessarily will be) nullified. However, when a contract is ...
Forest governance
Sustainable forest management (SFM) is the management of forests according to the principles of sustainable development. Sustainable forest management uses very broad social, economic and environmenta...
Forest governance - Wikipedia
Identity theft
Identity theft is a form of stealing someone's identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person's identity, usually as a method to gain access to resources or obtain credi...