Marriage Equality

50 years ago in the United States, homosexual residents began their cry for equal treatment under the law. In the 1970's, the courts in this nation wouldn't even think of hearing cases regarding the rights of homosexuals in this...
The landscape of the war on drugs has changed significantly within the past few years.  Currently, in many states, heroin addiction has reached epidemic proportions.  Also, the rising use of prescription drugs has prompted some state governments to implement...

Dylann Roof

On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof entered an African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and opened fire on a bible study group.  Roof killed 9 people including a senior pastor and state senator Clamenta Pinckney.  He also injured...
In 2013, two bombs were planted at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The ensuing explosions killed 3 people and severely injured 260, of which, 17 lost limbs. The youngest victim was 8 years old.  This attack is...
In 2015, Seattle, Washington became one of the first cities in the United States to raise their minimum wage to $15 and hour.  Currently, the law states that businesses with over 500 employees must reach the standard by 2018....

Citizens United v. FEC

Money in politics has been debated even more hotly this election year than any other. The people on either side of this issue have drawn lines in the sand regarding how money should be spent when it comes to...
Social media is platform for many things, both bad and good. However, when someone threatens another person it becomes more than simply a hateful post on Facebook. However, the Supreme Court decided that threats made via social media must...
One of the hardest things for prosecutors and defense attorney's alike is having very young children testify.  If they are victims of child abuse or child sexual abuse, this makes the situation all the more difficult, especially for the...
On September 20, 2014, Pennsylvania State Troopers Bryan Dickson and Alex Douglass were changing shifts.  Dickson was struck by a sniper's bullet killing him and severely injuring Douglass.  At the time there was no motive for the killings and...
These days you wouldn't think it would be hard to hold people accountable for their actions.  Especially law enforcement.  Many law enforcement agencies across the nation have purchased body cameras for their officers. Also, most police cruisers are equipped...