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When I was a teenager, I was an umpire for a competitive league for 8- to 9

When I was a teenager, I was an umpire for a competitive league for 8- to 9-year-olds. I was really bad at it because I didn't know all the rules, and all these kids were better athletes than me. I made a bad call, and this dad snapped on me. Then he dump
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The situation around Terri Schiavo was a deeply held conflict over what to

The situation around Terri Schiavo was a deeply held conflict over what to do if someone isn't going to return to consciousness or competence. Who will decide? Even there, where we had settled legal rules, we still had disagreement. We're torn about these
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The Open Internet principles were not legal rules adopted by the FCC they w

The Open Internet principles were not legal rules adopted by the FCC they were effectively a press statement posted on the FCC website.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The FCC can't enforce press-statement principles without adopting official

The FCC can't enforce press-statement principles without adopting official rules, and those rules must be based on the legal theory of reclassification.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Sport is increasingly played according to the tune, and rules, of those wit

Sport is increasingly played according to the tune, and rules, of those with the biggest bucks, whether their practices be legal or illegal.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Just as Josef K, the protagonist of Kafka's 'The Trial,' awoke one day to d

Just as Josef K, the protagonist of Kafka's 'The Trial,' awoke one day to discover that he had become part of some unfathomable legal carnival, we, too are frequently waking to discover that the rules of the digital game have once again profoundly changed
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its le

The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I have been committed to carrying out my duties... in accordance with both

I have been committed to carrying out my duties... in accordance with both the letter and spirit of all applicable rules of ethics and canons of conduct.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The guard rails on a highway may restrict some folks from driving the way t

The guard rails on a highway may restrict some folks from driving the way they want, but those rules mostly end up saving the lives of those other drivers who understand that living in a society means behaving in a commonly beneficial way.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate

The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Natural disasters are terrifying - that loss of control, this feeling that

Natural disasters are terrifying - that loss of control, this feeling that something is just going to randomly end your life for absolutely no reason is terrifying. But, what scares me is the human reaction to it and how people behave when the rules of ci
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

If China is helping its domestic industries charge an artificially low pric

If China is helping its domestic industries charge an artificially low price for solar panels and other environmental goods, then China is violating international trade rules that it agreed to when it became a member of the World Trade Organization.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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