Format: 2016-02
Sep 3, 2014

Huffington Post - A young unarmed black man is suspected of committing a petty theft, is confronted by a police officer and, trying to flee, he is shot in the head and killed. His grieving family and angered community turn to the legal system to vindicate his life; to stand for the idea that no system can be labeled a justice system if it ignores the killing of a young man merely on suspicion of a minor crime.

Sep 3, 2014

Bloomberg View - Amazon.com Inc.'s announcement last week that it would pay $970 million in cash to buy Twitch Interactive Inc., a hugely popular game-streaming service that is just over three years old, marks a key moment for telecommunications policy in the U.S. But the reason might be unexpected.

Aug 21, 2014

Verdict Justia - Pamphlets were distributed, with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene urging parents to decline the practice for the health of their children.

Aug 11, 2014

OUPBlog - Few recent decisions of the US Supreme Court have engendered as much controversy as Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Jul 24, 2014

Justia.com - The effects from the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby are now rippling through the country.

Jul 23, 2014

 By Susan Crawford

July 22, 2014 Bloomberg View - The homely pay phones of New York City are ghostly, graffiti-scarred reminders of an earlier era. But they could play a role in the city's digital environment if New York gets its priorities straight. The crucial step is for the city to treat these pay phones as it does its bridges or trees: like basic infrastructure, not just opportunities for short-term revenue.

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