The Death Penalty: Does It Violate the Eighth Amendment?

A judge in California has declared the death penalty unconstitutional, referring to the system as “completely dysfunctional. U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney (Orange County) has said that the capital punishment system violates the Eighth Amendment (which prohibits cruel and unusual punishment) due to inconsistencies and delays. The judge also feels that the death … Read more

3 Headlines We Love From Lawyers.com & Their “Weird News” File

Arkansas Hits Bob-Haired Teachers in the Pocketbook Bob haircuts have been popular forever, but if you live in Arkansas and work as a teacher, it’s a crime to be stylish. If an educator dares to sport this apparently offensive hairstyle, they could be punished by not getting a pay raise. Read the full article Read … Read more

The Real Cost of Plagiarism

“Isn’t plagiarism just something you can get scolded for in school?” An adult said this – a professional adult, one with his own website design business. Plagiarism and copyright infringement are two very real violations, whether you’re a student or not. Copying someone’s work isn’t worthy of a slap on the wrist and nothing else … Read more