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Embryo Ethics: Does discarding unused embryos constitute murder?

What does the law and ethics say about how to treat unused embryos?

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Disabilities Covered by Social Security Disability Benefits

Learn how the Social Security Administration handles disability claims.

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Can the Ten Commandments be Posted on Government Property?

The presidential campaign may be over, but the debate over religion and politics shows no sign of quieting.

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Beliefs Behind Bars: The Government's Role in Prison Prayer

Prisoners surrender many freedoms when the bars slam shut behind them. Most recently, the state of California has denied prisoners the right to smoke…

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Activist Judges: Why Are They Creating Such a Stir?

Over the past several weeks, the Supreme Court has issued rulings on many high-profile cases, handing down decisions concerning hot-button issues…

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2010 Census: Why Is It Good for Business?

Find out why you should care how many people in Alabama ride bikes to work.

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Know Your Rights: Can You Be Searched Without a Warrant?

This handy primer gives you an overview of the search warrant process, including your right to refuse a search, when a warrant is not required and…

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Posting Cover Songs on YouTube? What You Need to Know

Songs are protected by copyright, and if you don’t get the right licenses, your YouTube cover song could be removed and you risk losing your entire…

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Differences Between Defamation, Slander, and Libel

Being wronged or misrepresented is never pleasant, but not all insults are created equally.

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Definition of Selective Incorporation

Selective incorporation sounds like a way to set up a business, but it’s actually a constitutional law concept that extends some of the protections…

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