Political engineering
In political science, political engineering is the designing of political institutions in a society and often involves the use of paper decrees, in the form of laws, referendums, ordinances, or otherw...
CDC Finds Troubling Rise in Teen Suicide Method
More teens who are killing themselves are choosing suffocation and strangling, government researchers reported Thursday. And more young women are committing ...
Palliative care
This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
End-Of-Life Chemotherapy: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?
The decision over if or when to stop chemotherapy is a heart-wrenching one many cancer patients and their families eventually face. Now a new study, published online today in JAMA Oncology, suggests t...
Woman suing California for her right to die at home
A San Francisco woman battling cancer is prepared to battle the state of California in court for what she says is her right to die on her own terms.
Stephen Hawking: 'I would Consider Assisted Suicide'
Stephen Hawking has said he would consider ending his own life if he became a burden to others or if he had “nothing more to contribute”. But the physicist and cosmologist told a forthcoming BBC progr...
California Assembly approves right-to-die legislation
After nearly a quarter-century of efforts in California to afford terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with a doctor's help, state lawmakers and the governor may be on the verge of gra...
Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill
Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill pati...
My Right to Die: Assisted Suicide, My Family, and Me
Is this the next civil rights battle?
10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying
We all want a high quality of life. But what about the quality of death? What constitutes a peaceful death can mean many things to different people, but it frequently includes the quality of care they...
Did you know that the NSA uses Uber Drivers and Soccer Moms to Spy on You?
In the United States there are thousands of otherwise normal citizens with camera equipped cars driving the streets spying on your every…
Grand theft cop car: Woman slips out of handcuffs, hijacks cruiser
A Texas woman who was arrested for shoplifting managed to slip out of her handcuffs before stealing a police car and leading the officers on a 23-minute, 100mph car chase. Find RT America in your are...
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Machiavellianism
Machiavellianism is "the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct". The word comes from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolò Machiavelli, who wrote Il Pri...
Sources of law
Sources of law means the origin from which rules of human conduct come into existence and derive legal force or binding characters. It also refers to the sovereign or the state from which the law deri...
Toxic tort
A toxic tort is a particular type of personal injury lawsuit in which the plaintiff claims that exposure to a chemical caused the plaintiff's injury or disease.
People are typically exposed to tox...
Brazilian Military Junta of 1969
A Military Junta or Junta Militar ruled Brazil from August 31 to October 30, 1969, between the sudden illness of President Artur da Costa e Silva and the swearing-in of Emílio Garrastazu Médici as his...
Tabula in naufragio
Tabula in naufragio is a legal Latin phrase, literally interpreted as "a plank in a shipwreck". It is used metaphorically in law to designate the power subsisting in a third (or subsequent) mortgagee,...
Military dictatorship
A military dictatorship is a form of government different from civilian dictatorship for a number of reasons: theirmotivations for seizing power, the institutions through which they organize their rul...
Verdict
In law, a verdict is the formal finding of fact made by a jury on matters or questions submitted to the jury by a judge. The term, from the Latin veredictum, literally means "to say the truth" and is ...
Warrant of delivery
Warrant of delivery is a method of enforcing court judgments used in the legal systems of the United Kingdom and Canada.If someone has an item or goods belonging to another, who wishes these things to...
Willful violation
In the North American legal justice system and in US Occupational Safety and Health regulations,willful violation (also called 'willful non-compliance') is an "act done voluntarily with eitheran inte...
1999 Pakistani coup d'état
The 1999 Pakistani coup d'état was a bloodless coup d'état in which the Pakistan Army and then Chief of Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Pervez Musharraf, overth...