The state would be just the third where felons in jail could cast a ballot.
War zones represent the most extreme lack of rule of law, but not the whole spectrum. According to the United Nations, an estimated 4 billion people live outside the umbrella protection of the rule of law and these people often struggle for basic, human rights. If you're picturing countries outside U.S. borders, think again.
It seems as though Judge Feldman allowed his own prejudices get in the way of his duties as a judicial officer. He showed his ignorance by making such comparisons and referring to homosexuality as a 'lifestyle choice.'
If a right gains "fundamental" status, it would, indeed, sweep all across the nation, nullifying every contrary law or court case. But the test poses a high hurdle for anyone seeking to establish a new right.
The new Arab world must revere human rights unfailingly, chief among which is the right to religious freedom.
From the days of their initial launch, as a network just for college students to connect with other college students, Facebook has been the master of illusion.
Pediatric aid-in-dying is coming out of the medical closet. In an era of parental rights and child welfare, maybe we are finally ready to grant suffering minors the right to die.