Tag Archives: Messages

Mixed messages from US District Judge hearing legal challenge to federal marijuana prohibition

In this post earlier this week, I noted today's scheduled hearing in federal court concerning a lawsuit challenging marijuana's placement on Schedule 1 under the Controlled Substances Act and asked "Could a high-profile lawsuit help end federal marijuana prohibition?". This … Continue reading

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Pew – Mixed Messages about Public Trust in Science

Mixed Messages about Public Trust in Science – By Cary Funk – This article was originally published in the Fall 2017 edition of Issues in Science and Technology magazine. “For many years, the scientific community has been wondering—and often worrying—about the extent … Continue reading

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Text Messages as Evidence in Child Support and Divorce Proceedings

The increasing use of electronic communications, from Facebook to text messaging, has challenged our courts to determine what is admissible evidence in family law hearings. The Pennsylvania Superior Court has recently considered that issue in a criminal proceeding where text … Continue reading

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California high court rules no warrant needed to search cell phone text messages

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of California [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday that law enforcement officers can legally search text messages on a suspect’s cell phone without a warrant incident to a lawful custodial arrest. The court held 5-2 that … Continue reading

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SPIN METER: Conflicting GOP messages on pay cuts

SPIN METER: Conflicting GOP messages on pay cuts For a guy who insists that federal bureaucrats make too much money, incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor sure doesn’t mind handing out handsome government raises of his own. Read more on … Continue reading

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