Governor of Illinois arrested on suspicion of corruption


Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Democratic governor of Illinois in the United States, Rod Blagojevich, 51, along with his chief of staff John Harris, 46, were arrested Tuesday morning by the FBI on federal corruption charges. The Chicago Tribune reports that federal agents raided Blagojevich’s home this morning and took him into federal custody. The […]

Opponents: New Zealand government sneaks bill into House to avoid public backlash


Thursday, December 7, 2006 The New Zealand Government has tabled the Therapeutic Products and Medicines Bill, despite unprecedented political opposition. In 2003 the Hon Annette King signed a Treaty with Australia agreeing to hand control of the natural health products sector over to an Australian regulatory body, however she needs to pass enabling legislation in […]

The Perks Of Hiring Efficient Plumbing &Amp; Heating Services In Finchley}


Read An Opinion On: Tender Consulting The Perks of Hiring Efficient Plumbing & Heating Services in Finchley by albertajones Commercial plumbing services have become widely popular following the recent trends. Whether its business houses or private residences, everybody needs plumbing & heating servicesin Finchley, at some point or the other. After all plumbing emergencies happens […]

UK company “seriously considering” GPS tracking devices in school uniforms


Saturday, August 25, 2007 The leading supplier of school uniforms in the United Kingdom, Lancashire-based manufacturer Trutex, has announced it is “seriously considering” including GPS tracking devices in future ranges of its uniform products after conducting an online survey of both parents and children. “As a direct result of the survey, we are now seriously […]

U.S. study of gay sheep may shed light on sexuality


Monday, August 15, 2005 Oregon State University (OSU) animal researchers in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s (USDA) Dubois, Idaho-based Sheep Experiment Station released a report on an OSU-USDA study which was initiated in 1995 after breeders asked the government to determine why some rams bought as breeding studs showed no interest in females. […]

British Schools, Safety Incidents And The Courts


Read An Opinion On: Financial Communications Firms Australia By Paddy Swan Introduction: This article sets out some of the background some and examples of prosecutions and litigation against UK schools. Whilst Scottish Law and its’ Legal System differs from that in England and Wales the writ of the enforcing and regulating body the Health and […]

American Idol winner Ruben Studdard wins lawsuit


Friday, June 16, 2006 Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard has won a lawsuit and $2 million against his ex-manager Ronald W. Edwards and Edwards’ promotions company, Sez Inc. The lawsuit was for misappropriating the singer’s money and credit cards. The suit claimed Edwards misused more than $246,000 of the singer’s money. According to the […]

Most Important Skills Court Reporters Must Have


Read An Opinion On: Behaviour Change Strategy Sydney byAlma Abell If you’re going to a court hearing you’ll see a court reporter in DC there and court reporters are responsible for recording the events that take place at the hearing. Court reporters obtain training for this field by attending stenography school and once they do […]

US free speech lawyer defends satire of Glenn Beck


Sunday, October 4, 2009 Massachusetts-based First Amendment rights lawyer Marc Randazza is defending a controversial parody website which satirizes American political commentator Glenn Beck. The website was created in September by a man from Florida named Isaac Eiland-Hall, and it asserts Beck uses questionable tactics “to spread lies and misinformation”. The website created by Eiland-Hall […]