Topic: Stetson University College of Law
Taxing greenhouse gas pollution through a carbon tax lets the market, not government, pick the winners. Big polluters like electrical power plants would be encouraged to use cleaner energy. And a simple tax exemption could lower the costs passed on to poor Americans.
George Zimmerman says he was protecting himself when he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Florida. A hearing under Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law will allow Zimmerman's defense to present its case to a judge, not a jury.
A day after imposing a gag order on the district attorney and defense lawyers, the judge granted a defense request to keep cameras from the courtroom for the defendant's next appearance.
Colombia's legal reforms are key for securing passage of a new US-Colombia free trade agreement. President Juan Manuel Santos is meeting today with President Obama to discuss the issue.
04/07/2011 12:50 pm
The Supreme Court will decide soon if Chicago's controversial handgun ban is unconstitutional. Both sides say such a decision would spur a slew of challenges to gun control laws elsewhere.
06/14/2010 06:30 pm