Allow the public to purchase legal transcripts of hearings online for a nominal fee. Government can then collect this money and perhaps generate some income from it! Right now you need lawyers and transcription services who are charging very high fees for these services. You should not need a lawyer to get the information that should be open to the public just as the physical courtrooms are.
Pass laws at the state level that set up a system for proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that a person is eligible to run.
Laws are written and considered and passed by a relatively small group of people (only 51%+) in Congress. Those lawmakers are only put in power by a majority vote (and remember, not all people vote) and they, and the issues / people they represent, only stay in the Congress for a limited period of time. I think we can all agree that they are not perfect and their ideas are often based on the politics of the moment. ...more »
Internet digitization and peer2peer file sharing are the main culprits in the huge loss of sales for the photography industry, recording companies and other multimedia industries. If those industries would have stood together as "multimedia" when the Internet was young they could have lobbied to get Congress to put a statutory rate on ALL multimedia downloads from the Internet. The collective would have then worked ...more »
The Supreme Court of the United States will hear only 150 cases this year. In 1970 the Supreme Court heard 250 cases. Society has not gotten any simpler in the last 40 years. Challenges to our personal and legal rights have increased substantially and gotten much more complicated. Don't we deserve full time work for full time pay from the people who adjudicate the most important legal decisions in the United States: the ...more »
While employers are required to post information about wages, hours, and safety, they are not required to post basic information about their protections under the National Labor Relations Act.