"When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion." C. P Snow
"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America ..."
Cut-Rate Diplomas, the government's résumé fraud scandal.
Liberty in the Balance: Security Collides with Civil Liberties
Abbreviations and Acronyms of the US Government
FirstGov.gov -- The official gateway to US government information and services.
Protesting for Civil Rights in the U.S. and Northern Ireland: A Personal Reminiscence by Katherine Stuart van Wormer
The goal of Public Citizen's Civil Justice Program is to ensure that consumers are protected and public health and safety are maintained through a fair and accessible court system. This requires an affirmative legislative program to remedy corporate practices such as arbitration clauses and secrecy agreements; and opposition to legislation which would roll back consumer rights.
The Federalist Papers from the inception of the Constitution to contemporary America.
The Bill of Rights Creation --The Bill of Rights, passed by Congress September 25, 1789, ratified December 15, 1791, plays an active role in 20th-century legal discourse. 19th and 20th-century events and ideas have organized our legal thinking to see certain features of the Bill of Rights while overlooking others.
Organize to Bring Back the Bill of Rights -- With Congress caving in to the assault on the Bill of Rights, Americans have to safeguard their Constitutional protections.
DeShaney v. Winnebago County Dept. of Social Services, argued in the Supreme Court of US, is an introduction to how the Socratic method works in a first year Constitutional Law class in law school.
Brian Burke represented Milwaukee in the state Senate for 14 years and co-chaired the Legislature's mighty Joint Finance Committee, the first target of criminal charges from a John Doe probe in the summer of 2001. He was joined by the Legislature's (former) most influential players. Democrat: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Chvala; and Republicans: Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen; Assembly Majority Leader Steve Foti, Assistant Majority Leader Bonnie Ladwig.
Israeli "art student" mystery -- 100's of young Israelis
falsely claiming to be art students haunted federal offices.
January 2001, the DEA began to receive reports that young Israelis
offering artwork for sale were attempting to penetrate DEA
offices, law enforcement and Department of Defense agencies.
Political Corruption -- A Collection of Links on politics and political corruption in relation to financial scandals.
specializes in working with data
on political money moving to and from the national political
State Net -- Delivers vital data, legislative intelligence and in depth reporting about all pending bills and regulations in the 50 states and Congress.
Roll Call -- Since 1955, Roll Call has been the newspaper of Capitol Hill, giving Congress a platform to communicate across the aisle and between chambers. Roll Call Report Syndicate is a gateway to accountability in Congress.
Congressional Accountability Project -- Working against corruption in the US Congress.
Congress Online: Assessing and Improving Capitol Hill Web sites
National Conference of State Legislatures -- Provides access for state legislators and staff to legislative policy reports, current and past legislation, state statutes, and 50-state surveys.
Well-Founded Fear -- The law says you can offer asylum if someone has a well founded fear of persecution. INS reveals the nearly impossible task of trying to know the truth.
Citizen Works -- Nonpartisan organization, strengthens citizen participation in power.
Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents -- Related to the Threat of Terrorism & the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Congress Should Stand Up to the Federal Reserve -- The Federal Reserve acts as a separate government. The Board sets its own budget and operates off the billions of dollars collected in buying and selling government securities. The spending is not subject to a formal Congressional review. The Federal Reserve picks and chooses what laws it follows. It claims it is not subject to the Civil Rights Act or provisions outlawing job discrimination.
The federal investigative records prove the existence of an FBI cover-up into the apparent murder of deputy White House counsel Vincent Foster.
Crime Mapping (Studies in Crime and Punishment, V. 8.) by G. David Garson, Irvin B. Vann
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right of the people to be secure in
their persons, houses,
effects, against unreasonable