National Review. 5/4/2015, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p4-12. 6p. 2 Color Photographs.
NUCLEAR weapons -- Iran, NEGOTIATION -- International cooperation, TSARNAEV, Dzhokhar, 1993-, BOSTON Marathon Bombing, Boston, Mass., 2013, IMMIGRATION reform, WALKER, Scott, 1967-, UNITED States governors, UNITED States. Congress, ATTITUDE (Psychology), ACTIONS defenses (Law), and POLITICAL attitudes
The article presents world news briefs on topics including the international negotiations involving Iran's nuclear weapons program, American President Barack Obama, and the U.S. Congress. It states that Chechen terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted for his role in a bomb attack at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker renounced his support for a comprehensive immigration reform package which includes a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
National Review. 8/23/2004, Vol. 56 Issue 16, p24-26. 3p.
LAWYERS, ACTIONS defenses (Law), TROY, Daniel, UNITED States. Food Drug Administration, PUBLIC health -- United States, EDWARDS, John, 1953-, DRUG laws, and UNITED States
Profiles chief counsel to the Food and Drug Administration Daniel Troy. Attacks on Troy from such media giants as the "New York Times" and the "CBS Evening News"; Vote by Democrats to slash $500,000 from Troy's office's budget; Plan of United States lawyers to make enormous sums of money through lawsuits against the health-care industry; Attempts by the litigation industry and their allies in Congress to demonize the companies that manufacture the life-saving miracles of the modern world; Concern of Daniel Troy about the medical harm done by these abusive lawsuits; Lucrative filing of lawsuits by vice-presidential candidate John Edwards.
National Review. 7/17/1962, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p10-12. 3p.
CONSTITUTIONS, COURTS -- United States, CONSTITUTIONAL amendments, DISCRIMINATION in education, FREEDOM of religion, CIVIL rights, LIBERTY, RELIGION state, ACTIONS defenses (Law), JUDGMENTS (Law), and UNITED States
Presents information on the U.S. Constitution and various decisions given by the Courts in the country. View of the author that a constitution, written or unwritten, must develop, must adapt itself insufficient measure to changed times; Discussion of the working of the U.S. Courts which has been a revolutionary rather than a constitutional tribunal; Decision of the Court regarding the racial integration in the schools in the country; Declaration made by the First Amendment that the U.S. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion and the substance of that injunction has never been at issue in this nation; Reference to the law suit Gitlow v. New York; Details of the lawsuit in which the defendant was accused of writing revolutionary pamphlets.
National Review. 11/25/2002, Vol. 54 Issue 22, p19-21. 3p.
LEGAL status of victims of terrorism, ACTIONS defenses (Law), CRIMINAL reparations, LEGAL status of crime victims, UNITED States. Congress, and UNITED States
This article presents information about various laws related to the compensation of the victims of terrorism in the U.S. The families of the victims of the terrorist attacks in the U.S. that took place an year ago, have filed a $1 trillion lawsuit against the Saudi royal family. Families of victims of Iraqi, Iranian, and Libyan terrorism spent many years in a fruitless pursuit of justice. Two amendments were passed by the U.S. Congress stripping countries officially named as sponsors of terrorism of their sovereign immunity in American courts for terrorism perpetrated by them against U.S. citizens. These amendments were passed six years ago.