We are all familiar with his name, but few of us know some of the quirky, amusing details of his personality. Elissa Ely and the Remembrance Project on WBUR.org has a wonderful tribute to a man that was so influential for fifty years. Listen to the compelling story here.
Hate Crime Law in Massachusetts posted on Apr 20
“Hate crimes” and “hate speech” are hot topics in the realms of education, the courts, the media, and in our daily lives. These are two separate but related issues. “Hate speech” will be a subsequent post. According to Black’s Law Dictionary (10th edition), a “hate …Continue Reading Hate Crime Law in Massachusetts
Executive Order 13769: Issuing, Modifying and Revoking posted on Mar 15
On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” . It provides an example of an order that was issued, modified and revoked. On February 3, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Ninth …Continue Reading Executive Order 13769: Issuing, Modifying and Revoking
Presidential Executive Orders: Issuing, Modifying and Revoking posted on Mar 14
“While the President’s ability to use executive orders as a means of implementing presidential power has been established as a matter of law and practice, it is equally well established that the substance of an executive order, including any requirements or prohibitions, may have the …Continue Reading Presidential Executive Orders: Issuing, Modifying and Revoking