Tag Archives: Legal Precedent

Utah : Challenging Women’s Rights Again

Critics fear the new law could affect women who drink and miscarry.Photo: UPPA / Photoshot.Utah women may face murder charges after miscarriages By David Usborne / February 28, 2010 Outrage at bill that could jail women who ‘recklessly’ endanger unborn … finish reading Utah : Challenging Women’s Rights Again

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A Legal Opinion About Bush and Cheney’s Culpability for War Crimes

Cheney Throws Down Gauntlet, Defies Prosecution for War Crimes By Marjorie Cohn / December 19, 2008 Dick Cheney has publicly confessed to ordering war crimes. Asked about waterboarding in an ABC News interview, Cheney replied, “I was aware of the … finish reading A Legal Opinion About Bush and Cheney’s Culpability for War Crimes

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Ecuador : Nature has Inherent Rights

‘Breaking with tradition and establishing a bold legal precedent, Ecuador recently decided that nature should have rights of its own.’By Anna Cederstav / October 23, 2008 Most environmentalists believe that nature has a right to exist for its own sake, … finish reading Ecuador : Nature has Inherent Rights

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