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Only one company is still writing workman's comp policies for the NFL. Insurers fear Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) may be the new asbestos, with lawsuits extending into the distant future.
Labor and WagesLegal System
When the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, employers hired fewer disabled workers, because they feared lawsuits. We may now be seeing a similar trend in the face of more sexual harassment claims.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System
Contrary to myth, Latin America has relatively few civilian-owned guns — either legal or illegal. But this hasn't prevented enduring high rates of violent crime.
With far too much time and money on their hands, federal prosecutors have now turned private basketball agreements into a matter for federal criminal prosecution.
Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemPolitical Theory
It is important to change our political culture, which treats "democracy," or the "right" to vote, as the supreme political good.
Politicians never let due process or evidence stand in the way of a declaration of guilt.
Legal SystemU.S. History
Was Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase an early example of presidential malfeasance?
Legal SystemWorld History
In spite of stringent gun-control measures, Brazil's homicide rates are among the worst in the world. Now there's a movement to let more Brazilians defend themselves with private gun ownership.
Homicide rates in the US remain well below where they were 25 years ago, and stubbornly high homicide rates are a regional — and not a national — problem.
The Court’s betrayal of its constitutional role has vastly increased the stakes for the current and any future Justice nomination.