Cellphone Unlocking Soon to be Legal

This past Friday, Congress passed a bill called, “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act,” that makes it legal to unlock cell phones for personal use.  “Unlocking” usually entails entering codes or using external software so that phones are not limited to certain carriers.  An unlocked phone can use other carriers, if the phone is physically capable […]

Australian Teen Sues School For Poor Results

Early this year, in May, an Australian teen, Rose Ashton-Weir, 18, along with her mother, Elizabeth Weir, decided to sue her former school for not providing “exceptional” education, nor adequate support, particularly in math. The school in question is the Geelong Grammar School, an elite Australian private and boarding school whose notable alumni include HRH […]

The CSI Effect

A phenomenon that sweeps through today’s law enforcement and justice systems, which has its roots in, maybe surprisingly, television, the CSI Effect gets its name from the television program, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, which first hit national television 12 years ago, featuring a team of crime scene investigators who solve murders, gather/analyze forensic evidence, interrogate […]

Aftermath of Affordable Care Act Passage

Constitutionality Of The Decision The controversial healthcare legislation initiated by President Obama passed Thursday June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court justifies their decision as it being another tax.  The Constitution allows Congress the power to tax in Article 1- Section 8 of the Constitution it does not specify for what purposes. As a result, all […]