October 11, 2007 -
Danielle Super, a student at Smyrna High in suburban Nashville, Tenn., is suing her school district for denying her the right to wear to class a T-shirt emblazoned with the words "Free the Jena Six," the Associated Press reports.
October 5, 2007 -
A new Amnesty International report on death by lethal injection urges doctors and nurses not to participate in state-ordered executions in breach of their ethical oath to do no harm. It also examines the legal and ethical implications of lethal injection.
September 19, 2007 -
Clicking through various TV news shows last night, I caught a number of reports about Andrew Meyer, the University of Florida telecommunications student and reputed prankster who was Tasered for behaving disruptively during the question-and-answer segment of a campus lecture by U.S. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.).