As with many states, New Jersey is considering a bill to legalize marijuana for recreational use. However, they are tying it to a unique program that no other state has attempted to do. New Jersey proponents also want to expunge the records of thousands of people previously convicted of drug possession charges.
Tragedy struck Paradise, California with the most devastating fire in the history of the state. In this tragedy, there is a hopeful note about how government works and works well. In spite of high winds and a five year drought, CalFire was able to move the fire away from people and up into the mountains.
Upset by the addition of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, many people suggest the idea to add justices to the Supreme Court. For Democrats, the idea would add two more spots available for a Democratic president to put more liberal people on the court.
When I started practicing criminal trial law, forty years ago, (ouch!) I recall that in my judicial district of about 60 judges, only two were women. In the prosecutor’s criminal division there was only one woman out of about twenty male prosecutors. As they say, it was a different world then. The days when a male judge could …
As a Special Prosecutor, Robert Mueller investigation has power to investigate and charge crimes. The majority of Americans don’t think he’s found any crimes. Instead, they are looking for big crimes, like illegal collusion with Russians to tip the last presidential election.
What’s really going on in the Robert Mueller investigation?
Tired of the stuff coming out of Washington? The terrible crime news? The endless depression offered by the national media? If you’re a recent college grad, you can get a copy of Hans Rosling’s book, Factfulness, from Bill and Melinda Gates for free. Reading it will give you hope for humans and our world.
Many people want to visit Machu Picchu. Fewer want to visit Mesa Verde—but they should. Having been at Machu Picchu, I certainly recommend it. Even the difficult journey to reach Machu Picchu is fascinating. You start on the coast in Lima, Peru then fly up into the Andes to the colonial city of Cusco. From there you travel …