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Feb
24

With tens of thousands of confirmed cases of coronavirus globally and more than 2,200 deaths in mainland China,“wartime” measures have been implemented. China has locked down several cities in the Hubei province and more than 50 million people are under quarantine. The healthcare system in Wuhan, where the outbreak was first detected, has been flooded

Nov
19

            Almost everyone has bought something online that didn’t turn out to function like we had hoped: a pair of headphones that fell apart in three days, a book stand that turned out to be cumbersome and flimsy, or a crockpot that lasted only 3 batches of chili. Often, we simply take the loss and

Apr
02

A new report released by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) details a previously secret surveillance operation conducted by the DEA from 2008 to 2013. The program, which “took steps to hide the effort from defendants and courts,” sought to identify potential drug traffickers by issuing administrative subpoenas to vendors in order to gain

Apr
01

Once I told a friend that Wyoming was a place in the United States where innovative laws and legal practices were implemented and eventually accepted by the entire country. He thought I was joking. He only believed me after I explained the surprising history of the Limited Liability Company, how a form of business which

Feb
17

Congressional Democrats rolled out a new resolution on February 7th called the “Green New Deal.” This initiative is nonbinding for both the Senate and the House of Representatives, but it represents an affirmative signal that the new Democratic cohort is not backing down on environmental issues. The Green New Deal was prompted by the 2018

Feb
15

On December 28, 2018, the Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew R. Wheeler signed a notice, in response to the United States Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. EPA, announcing the EPA’s intent to rescind the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) for coal- and oil-fired electric utility steam generating units (EGUs),

Sep
29

News broke last week that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was the subject of FISA surveillance for the second time, namely during late 2016 and early 2017 (the first time was in 2014 and related to Manafort’s work in Ukraine). What is significant about this is that Manafort, during this time, was known to

Oct
07

Remember Watson, the super computer that beat the “unbeatable” Ken Jennings at Jeopardy? Well, now Watson may be more to you than a computer with limitless trivia knowledge. He may be your Radiologist, or at least a tool to push some of the reforms of the Affordable Care Act, namely to improve quality care and

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