First Federal Unit to Identify Wrongful Convictions

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington D.C. is the first federal office to set up a unit to identify anyone wrongfully convicted of a crime.  The Conviction Integrity Unit will review cases where defendants offer new evidence that was not available at the original trial, such as DNA evidence, to prove their innocence.  Ronald Machen, […]

Combat Sweatshops

Posted by Arben Bajrami. Sweatshops, or a workplace with unacceptable working conditions, have remained a problem up until recent years in business and in our economy.  Companies such as Nike and Adidas have workers in foreign countries sewing and producing equipment, apparel, and footwear for very little pay.  It is said that these sweatshop workers […]

“Trias Politica”

Posted by Arben Bajrami. The United States’ government is divided into three branches – the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch. The legislative branch is in charge of enacting the laws of the state and handling the money needed for our government to function. The executive branch is responsible for enforcing and […]

Remembering September 11, 2001 . . .

For all those who died in the terrorists attacks upon our soil: Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord.  And let the perpetual light shine upon them.  May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.  Amen. Latine: Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine.  Et lux perpetua luceat eis.  Fidelium […]