Blog Posts in February, 2013

  • Oscar Pistorius Saga: Murder or Mistake?

    || 26-Feb-2013

    CNN reports that prosecutors in South Africa are seeking to charge Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day. Pistorius stated that he fired shots into the bathroom believing that there was an intruder inside and adamantly denies any allegation that he intended to shoot Reeva. Although the shocking and ...
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  • Gun Control and the Right to Bear Arms: Part 2

    || 19-Feb-2013

    As the debate rages on across the nation and on every TV and Facebook account; I have narrowed down the arguments of gun control measures into three distinct groups. Absolutists Minutemen Defenders Both "Absolutists" and "Minutemen" lack sound arguments or legal justification for claiming legislation aimed at expanding gun control is unconstitutional. The real debate lies ...
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  • Genesis of ACT 13 – Pennsylvania's Comprehensive Oil and Gas Law Consolidation Several years after the "Renz" well was drilled and countless municipalities fought to deny gas drilling companies on their land; the political pressure and public outcry had reached a boiling point. The Huntley, Range Resources, muddied the waters of the Oil and Gas Act and new legislation was ...
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