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The Supreme Court's Hidden Hostility to the Constitutional Rights of American Citizens

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 01.10.2017 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

Review of Closing the Courthouse Door: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable. By Erwin Chemerinsky. Yale University Press. 262 pp. ...

PSA: A Walk Is Good For Your Blood Sugar, Too

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - For obese people who sit for most of the day, replacing some sitting time with standing, slow walking or slow cycling reduces avera...

Dare to Be 100: My New Friend, Dr. John Jakicic

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Whenever I returned from a medical meeting my physician father always asked "what did you learn?" This question lingers. I'm just back from the summit...

Experts Say Your Standing Desk Is Basically Useless

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living

It made sense at the time. If sitting for hours a day is linked to obesity, heart disease and early death, then surely standing or walking while worki...

Standing A Little More Often May Lower Your Risk Of Obesity

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Don't sit down for this one. A new study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that standing for at least one-quarter of the day coul...

Yep, Your Standing Desk Really Is Worth It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Replacing sitting with either standing or walking for a couple of hours a day might do wonders for your health, according to a new study published in ...

Here's How Many Hours You Should Be Standing At Work, According To Experts

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - People who work desk-based jobs should aim to stand and do light activity for a total of four hour...

Parallel Construction: Unconstitutional NSA Searches Deny Due Process

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

A lot of attention Post-Snowden has been paid to what the NSA does-- vacuum up emails, listen in on Skype chats and so forth. Too little attention has been devoted to what is done with the information NSA collects.

Hobby Lobby Will Lose! But Can the Roberts Court Be Saved?

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

John Roberts has consistently placed the integrity of the Supreme Court over his conservative ideology. Exhibit A is how it is that the Chief Justice ...

DOMA Likely Going Down, With Or Without Strong Precedent

Paul Hogarth | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul Hogarth

DOMA clearly violates equal protection, but the Supreme Court could repeal it on more technical grounds, ruling either that House Republicans lack standing to defend it, or that it is an attack on states' rights. But either of these less desirable outcomes would still be a victory for marriage equality.

How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It

Chris Kresser | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

There's no question that regular exercise is essential to health. For the vast majority of our evolutionary history, we've had to exert ourselves -- often quite strenuously -- to get food, find shelter and simply survive.

Voting Rights: Americans Died for It, the Free World Admires It, the Supreme Court Should Preserve It

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

To uphold standing for a litigant whose record is so bad that it would be swept in under any law implies that those who would uphold Alabama in this case effectively oppose all voting rights for any Americans.

The "Individual Mandate" and the Constitution -- Purely a Matter of Timing.

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The 2012 elections will propel the merits of the individual mandate cases to the forefront of our political dialogue for at least the next 14 months, it is worth removing the smoke and noise from the constitutional argument so that everyone can clearly identify the issue.

WATCH: Tired Of Planking?

Posted 10.01.2011 | Comedy

At this point, after months of planking being "a thing" on the Internet (but more so on your local news and at the water cooler among The Olds), most ...

I'm Not Falling For It

Taylor Nunley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Taylor Nunley

When addressing the issue of bullying, I feel all too often no one ever really takes the time to help strengthen students against bullying so as to put bullies out of business.