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Jun
16

From the American Revolution to the present day, change has been a salient factor of the American psyche. Americans have confronted, and indeed embraced, change. Alexis de Tocqueville suggested almost a century and a half ago that Americans are constantly modifying or abrogating their laws, but they “by no means display revolutionary passions.” The Framers

Jun
16

Timothy J. McVeigh was sentenced to death on August 14, 1997, for the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, which left 168 people dead. Although United States Attorney General John Ashcroft explained that “all the citizens of the United States were victims of the crimes perpetrated by Mr. McVeigh,”

Jun
16

Following the tragic events which occurred in the United States on September 11, 2001, the threat of violence due to hate-based ideas and values has become a pressing reality. Americans have been forced to question whether hate-filled online rhetoric is simply the harmless exercise of free speech or is a preventable catalyst of illegal conduct.

Jun
16

Because Americans live in one of the most technologically advanced societies, our lives have already been monitored and our freedoms constrained by highly intrusive means. Employers can legally monitor their employees’ e-mails, and automobile drivers can be issued traffic tickets with the use of video cameras attached to stoplights. This comment will focus on one

Jun
16

On September 11, 2001, tragedy struck the United States after nineteen hijackers slipped past security in three American airports and, wielding only knives and box cutters, successfully gained control of four United States commercial airliners. The terrorists crashed two planes into the World Trade Center, collapsing the Twin Towers and killing more than 3000 people,

Jun
16

The development of a technology-centered economy has increased the importance of patent rights. In order for these patent rights to have value, patentees must be able to ascertain the metes and bounds of their patent claims. In recent years the Federal Circuit has muddled means-plus-function claim limitation infringement analysis governed by 35 U.S.C. § 112,

Jun
16

Innovative technology is an essential asset in the information age. Most people have the ability to obtain information about almost any topic at the click of a mouse thanks to recent developments in Internet and home computer technology. But many people face obstacles in obtaining the same information due to mental and physical disabilities. Although

Jun
16

With well over a billion websites in existence, finding the desired material on the Internet can be a challenge. Many individuals, businesses, and organizations are faced with the similar challenge of ensuring that their websites can be found by interested parties. Because websites are often the primary economic livelihood for individuals and businesses, the ease

Jun
16

E-commerce sales do not require a fixed place of business in foreign countries since consumers can order goods by accessing the seller’s website over the Internet. As such, e-commerce permits a foreign company to engage in extensive transactions with U.S. customers without entering the United States. Although such a company is clearly engaged in a

Jun
16

At first thought, Internet voting seems like an inexpensive, convenient and accurate platform for the election process. Given the current inadequacies in access to the Internet, however, remote Internet voting could potentially disenfranchise minorities. Internet voting makes voting more convenient for predominantly white voters and creates a bias that hinders minorities’ full participation in the

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