Moreover, critics gripe, the BCS structure casts the last five conferences as second-rate, meaning voters assume they’re not worth a ballot. They say the perception also makes it difficult for teams to prove themselves on the field, because more established opponents are reluctant to schedule them. Thus the BCS effectively eliminates half the teams before the season even begins, critics say. … [Read more...] about Illegal Procedure?
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University of California at Berkeley interim law dean Melissa Murray tells Law.com she believes the drop is an anomaly caused in part by small declines in areas such as the school’s employment rate and peer assessment figure. She notes that the school was “in the news for all the wrong reasons for much of the past year” because of sexual harassment allegations against former dean Sujit Choudhry, though there was no material effect on the academic program. … [Read more...] about Northwestern enters top 10 in latest US News law school rankings; Harvard drops to No. 3
The Kavanaugh nomination is not a question of his qualifications; it is a question of his values. It is dangerous for judges to embrace values that diminish personal freedom rather than expand it. When they do that, they reveal their view that freedom comes from the government, not from within us. Thomas Jefferson and all the Founding Fathers profoundly rejected the government-as-source-of-freedom argument, but Judge Kavanaugh accepts it. … [Read more...] about Judge Andrew Napolitano: Why I am so deeply disappointed by Trump’s Supreme Court pick
Explosives planted by Norwegian Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal are triggered to clear the beaches of obstacles and enemy mines, during an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance demonstration, as part of the NATO exercise Trident Juncture 2018, in Byneset near Trondheim, Norway, October 30, 2018. - Trident Juncture 2018, is a NATO-led military exercise held in Norway from 25 October to 7 November 2018. The exercise is the largest of its kind in Norway since the 1980s. Around 50,000 participants from NATO and partner countries, some 250 aircraft, 65 ships and up to 10,000 vehicles take part in the exercise. The main goal of Trident Juncture is allegedly to train the NATO Response Force and to test the alliance's defence capability. (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Trump looms large in midterm elections expected to draw record-breaking voter turnout
Macron brought up the topic of the wildfires raging in the Amazon. Macron described the situation as an international crisis and not the country's internal matter. The Amazon is considered to be the lungs of the earth, as the trees of the Amazon help produce about 20% of the world's oxygen. Losing the forest would be a global catastrophe. … [Read more...] about Amazon forest fire: Brazil refuses £18m aid from G7 countries