Robertson v. Oelschlaeger US Supreme Court, October Term (1890), 436

Robertson v. Oelschlaeger US Supreme Court, October Term (1890), 436 In 1844, a Mr. Oelschlaeger was importing a variety of instruments when a collector for the port of New York...

People v. Elmer Supreme Court of Michigan. May 26, 1896. 67 NW 550

People v. Elmer Supreme Court of Michigan. May 26, 1896. 67 NW 5506 Arthur Elmer was convicted of being a “disorderly person,” when be published a newspaper ad saying:   ...

People V. Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Richard Loeb Cook County Criminal Court #33623 and 33624

People V. Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Richard Loeb Cook County Criminal Court #33623 and 33624 In May of 1924, two college graduates, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb (who’d earned...

Naruto v. Slater | U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (April 23, 2018)

Naruto v. Slater U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (April 23, 2018) This case was brought on behalf of seven-year old crested macaque on the Indonesian Island of...

State v. One “Jack and Jill” Pinball Machine | Springfield Court of Appeals, Missouri, Nov. 21, 1949 | 224 SW 2nd 854

State v. One “Jack and Jill” Pinball Machine Springfield Court of Appeals, Missouri, Nov. 21, 1949 224 SW 2nd 854 The prosecuting attorney of Greene Country, Missouri sought to destroy...

The Trial of Socrates

The Trial of Socrates  Three of Plato’s dialogues—Apology (defense), Crito (a refused offer of escape), and Phaedo (reflections on immortality)—are devoted to the conviction and execution of Socrates. The charge...

Eastern Kentucky Coal Mine

Eastern Kentucky Coal Mine In preparation for a course on the ethics of work and leisure, I was able to videotape (by the light of our helmets) five miners in...

Madrid’s Art Museums

  Madrid’s Art Museums Within easy walking distance of each other lie Madrid’s three great art museums of the Golden Triangle—the Prado, the Reina Sophia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. Though they...

Strong-Point Defense

Strong-Point Defense  This map features standard military symbols for a strong-point defense. It represents infantry and anti-tank units dug in within a circle, with perimeter screening from a cavalry unit,...

Auto Assembly Line

Since Henry Ford established the first automobile assembly line in Highland Park, Michigan (a town within metropolitan Detroit), this approach to making cars has become the industry standard. The “map”...