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Other Countries Have Had Mixed Success In Holding Ex-Presidents Accountable – Prosecuting Trump Would Inevitably Be Political

When Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Jan. 5, 2022, that he would prosecute anyone involved in the Capitol riots, he was not only laying…

We Didn’t Believe It Before The Capitol Insurrection – American Support For Conspiracy Theories And Armed Rebellion Isn’t New

Americans had to confront a new reality when an angry mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021: Some of their fellow citizens were…

As Nations Pour Billions Into Autonomous Weapons Research – UN Fails To Agree On ‘Killer Robot’ Ban

UN fails to agree on ‘killer robot’ ban as nations pour billions into autonomous weapons research. Autonomous weapon systems – commonly known as killer robots…

After The Sandy Hook Shootings, Conspiracy Theories In The US Became More Personal, More Cruel And More Mainstream

Conspiracy theories are powerful forces in the U.S. They have damaged public health amid a global pandemic, shaken faith in the democratic process and helped…

Upholding Abortion Limits While Preserving The Privacy Right Under Roe V. Wade, The Supreme Court Could Redefine When A Fetus Becomes A Person

Morgan Marietta, University of Massachusetts Lowell Since the Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to abortion almost 50 years ago, a powerful legal movement has…

Justices At The Supreme Court Will Consider Gun Rights – If The Fundamental Right To Keep A Gun At Home Applies To Carrying Weapons In Public

Morgan Marietta, University of Massachusetts Lowell The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Nov. 3, 2021, on a clear question: Does the constitutional right…