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The Dangers of Teen Driving

A recent Delaware crash involving a 19 year old reckless driver took the life of 66 year old Nathaniel Milton. According to police, the teen swerved into a turn lane to pass a vehicle stopped at a red light and continued through the intersection, hitting Milton’s vehicle. This type of reckless driving is not uncommon for teenagers, and it is crucial to understand the risks associated with this behavior. The Risks of Teen Driving Nearly 2/3 of people injured or killed in a teen driver crash are people who are not the driver. Other risk factors that contribute to crashes by teen drivers are: Inexperience: Teens are more likely to underestimate dangerous situations. They are also more likely th

Most Common Injuries Sustained by Police Officers

Law Enforcement face serious risk of injury each day just as other occupations such as operational work, chemical operations, and firefighting. In this case, non- fatal injuries are very common. Causes of Non-Fatal Officer Injuries According to a study published by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, officers are three times more likely to suffer non-fatal injuries on the job than all other U.S. workers. The report provided a detailed analysis of the types of injuries suffered by law enforcement officers between the time periods of 2003 – 2014. In total, 669,100 law enforcement officers were treated in emergency rooms from 2003-2014. The leading cause of non-fatal injur

The Loss of a Legend: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sixty-one years ago Ruth Bader Ginsburg started as a law clerk to a judge in the US District Court, South District of New York. From that moment in 1959, Ruth Bader Ginsburg championed many successes in the battle for equality. Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent a lifetime flourishing in the face of adversity before being appointed a Supreme Court Justice in 1993. Her fight for equality grew tremendously as she cast votes in support of Americans’ ability to get an abortion and to marry someone of the same sex. But her legal legacy can be traced back to her work as a litigator with the American Civil Liberties Union in the 1970s, when she and others won a string of groundbreaking sex-discrimination ca

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