Month: November 2006

Heated debate

The Supreme Court yesterday considered for the first time the issue of global warming and the EPA’s role in regulating greenhouse gases. The case, Massachusetts, et al. v. EPA, brought by twelve states, three cities and several environmental groups seeks

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Extreme amends

  In an effort to atone for past wrongs William Beebe e-mailed a woman he had date raped twenty years ago at a University of Virginia fraternity party. The victim, however, was not satisfied with an apology and took the

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Abortion arguments

The Supreme Court today heard arguments in two cases challenging the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003.  

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Another Naval Academy rape case

In July Annapolis midshipman and star quarterback Lamar Owens was aquitted of rape charges by a court-martial.  Today another Naval Academy middie, and football team member, faced accusations by two women who testified at his Article 32 hearing. Midshipman Kenny

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