Archives for June 2012

A refugee plague?

Try as you might, you can’t make a person feel compassion. The emotion is described as the deep awareness of the suffering of another, coupled with the wish to relieve it. You either feel it or you don’t. And if you feel no compassion, are you indifferent? You may remember the impassioned 1999 speech of […]

Assange as journalist: An inconvenient truth?

Sealed Indictment. The magistrate judge to whom an indictment is returned may direct that the indictment be kept secret until the defendant is in custody or has been released pending trial.  The clerk must then seal the indictment, and no person may disclose the indictment’s existence except as necessary to issue or execute a warrant […]