DRONE MEMO’ DOESN’T APPLY TO AMERICA’S NEW TERROR WAR

Thanks;by Eli Lake On Monday, the Justice Department finally released the memo that lays out the legal argument for why the president has the power to target a U.S. citizen for death in the war on terror. But that legal rationale likely wouldn’t extend to the dozens of Americans who have joined the terror group…

The U.S. Supreme Court and LGBT Rights

Thanks;IIP DIGITAL The Supreme Court of the United States made two major decisions in 2013 that furthered equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. In one case, the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1996. At that time, as today, some U.S….