In 2016, a largely-overlooked crisis of American life was explored by a book that has forced us to rethink housing in our country. “Evicted,” by Matthew Desmond, shed light on the impact of the affordable housing crisis in the United States. Desmond, through extensive research and a compelling narrative chronicling the lives of both tenants and landlords in… Read More »
The concept of civil rights and the violation of these rights have been on the forefront of most news headlines recently typically involving police officers and unarmed citizens. Civil rights are defined as, “the rights of individuals to receive equal treatment (and to be free from unfair treatment or discrimination) in a number of settings- including education, employment,… Read More »
It’s critical that every motorcyclist knows what to do should they ever get into an injurious accident. Motorcyclists can be at an advantage with their maneuverability on the road. Unfortunately, they’re most definitely at a disadvantage if they’re involved in an accident. Motorcyclists have much less protection on the road than those operating cars or buses.
In a 2015 statement by Dr. Mark Pagnano, the chairman of orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota), the number of hip replacements performed in the United States has skyrocketed in recent years. While many believe this to be a result of the aging population, with more than 46.2 million seniors over the age of 65 in… Read More »
The juvenile court system is not an identical version of the adult system filled with younger criminals; legally speaking, minors commit “delinquent acts” not crimes, they have no right to a public trial with jury and courtrooms are often less formal and closed to the public.
Egregious or high-profile cases of workplace discrimination and harassment make headlines. Sometimes these cases end up in court. Other times, accusers and accused settle behind the scenes.
If you’re an employer, a parent, or both, then it will come as no surprise to you that Millennials are a little different than previous generations. Most don’t prioritize the same traditional values as your generation, or those of their parents and grandparents. The stereotypical Millennial is tech savvy, entrepreneurial, and socially conscious. On the downside, many people… Read More »
When the numbers on traffic fatalities were released for 2015, there was a public outcry about the dramatic increase in crash-related deaths. The numbers left many people scratching their heads, but some analysts offered a simple explanation for the increase – the economy had improved, more people were driving and, therefore, there were more deaths.
When your loved one passes away, it is a sad time where family is mourning the death, celebrating the life-lived, and planning according to the deceased person’s wishes. Typically, emotions are running high and tensions can run even higher if loved ones perceive they are being treated unfairly after the death.
Commuting by bike is much safer than many people think. According to government statistics 1 cyclist is killed on UK roads for every 27 million miles travelled by bike, equivalent to 1000 times around the world. The same statistics suggest you are more likely to be injured in an hour of gardening than in an hour of cycling.… Read More »