Revenge is sweet – but if the Democrats indulge in it, they could dramatically weaken a whole branch of the US government.
In a world where educational opportunity is unjustly distributed, why should private schools be exempt from paying income tax?
In a world where educational opportunity is unjustly distributed, there are questions as to whether private schools should be exempt from paying income tax.
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Archaic vagrancy acts and Public Spaces Protection Laws turn washing, sleeping and begging into punishable offences.
Doctors can be struck off for having sexual contact with their patient, but where are the sanctions for patients?
Can you trust the news you get on social media?
How do you know your search results or social media feeds aren't being manipulated for political purposes? It's not a crime to do so. But we believe it should be.
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The law isn't clear on whether someone can even consent to eyeball tattoos, skin implants, tongue splitting or ear pointing.
Workers don’t have much recourse if they are underpaid by a franchise.
The obstacles workers face in successfully pursuing their entitlements and the inadequacy of our current penalties to deter underpayments means problems with franchises will remain.
Incitement to hatred law in England and Wales currently protects many identities, but not disability.
Confused: Dylan Hartley discusses the rules of rucking with referee Romain Poite.
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England's rugby team was flummoxed by a new tactic deployed by Italy in the Six Nations – even though it was within the rules.
Full-body projection of a witness on glass.
Augmented reality and holographic projections could hold benefits for victims testifying against sexual assault.
Millions of lives are saved by blood transfusions every year.
The guidelines don't go far enough to clarify what to do in the case of refusals by children.
South Africa’s Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan flanked by his deputy Mcebisi Jonas and Director-General Lungisa Fuzile.
A lot more goes into the making of South Africa's final national budget than many people realise. The process involves extensive legalities designed to ensure public oversight.
After witnessing a streamed suicide, users could sue for emotional harm. But it's tricky to prove – and even trickier to hold Facebook accountable.
Shareholders are left in the dark if CEOs overstate their firms’ prospects or conceal negative information.
There's a common theme in the rise of class actions against companies: CEOs have not been straight with investors, issuing falsely optimistic information or concealing negative information.
Science fiction has already explored the theme of robot rights, such as the film Bicentennial Man.
The European Union is currently debating the legal status of intelligent robots, and whether they ought to be given a new classification of 'electronic persons'.
Who owns the digital data recorded and uploaded by CCTV operators?
In a recent report highlighting 'shortcomings' in security and welfare services in offshore detention, six terabytes of data was 'missing'. Don't expect to see it any time soon.
Space exploration and exploitation has changed a lot in 50 years.
The Outer Space Treaty, now 50 years old, has so far never been violated. But things could be about to change.
Police pursuits are among the most challenging operational situations facing officers.
Any policy governing police pursuits must balance the need to apprehend offenders with the safety of the community.
Daniel Andrews has announced reforms to Victoria’s bail laws following the events in Melbourne’s CBD last Friday.
Australia needs to be very careful not to allow the bail system to become a political scapegoat at the hands of commentators exercising 20/20 hindsight.
It might be too soon to say that smart contracts will do away with lawyers all together.
Consider, for a moment, these two statements from the “Ultimate Guide to Understanding Blockchain Smart Contracts” on a well known Blockchain website: 1) Traditional Contracts “Traditional physical contracts…