“compelling state interest”

. , is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such State, being twenty-one years of age,* and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, . except for participation in rebellion, . the basis of representation therein shall be reduced . in the proportion which the number of such male citizens..

2012 november

With black and white photo showing John and Christine Markey enjoying Revere Beach placed at the mouth of the new bridge bearing their last name, Congressman Ed Markey believes the new bridge will help bring the wonder back to Wonderland and continue to fuel the resurgence of.. ..

2011 october

At the end of the movie The Big Lebowski, the character known only as The Stranger neatly sums up one way to think about how life works: “Sometimes you get the bear, and sometimes the bear gets you.” ..


expanding medicaid in all states would save 14,000 lives per year

Despite living in one of the world’s wealthiest nations, Americans live shorter lives in poorer health compared with their peers in other developed nations.9 What’s more, tremendous disparities in life expectancy by race, income, and geographic location mean that the length of an American’s life is..

famine in yemen: long announced, now on our screens

As the country depends on imports for most of its staples, the Coalition’s effective blockade of Red Sea coast ports bears the main responsibility for the lack of food in the country; as is well-known, scarcity means increased prices, so the famine is worsened by the fact that about 9 million..

code revision commission

Furthermore, the procedures by which the annotations were incorporated bear the hallmarks of legislative process, namely bicameralism and presentment. ... Leaving even less to Lexis's independent judgment, the contract also instructs Lexis what not to include in the judicial summaries, ordering..

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