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2004-11-30 03:00:07

May a doctor in California lawfully prescribe marijuana for a seriously ill patient? May a doctor in Oregon lawfully help a terminal patient to commit suicide? Stand by. The Supreme Court will hear argument in the California case on Monday. The Oregon case is waiting in the wings on a petition for review. Both cases turn on the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers. We are talking in each case of separating the powers delegated to the federal government by the Constitution from...

2004-11-27 12:00:07

May a doctor in California lawfully prescribe marijuana for a seriously ill patient? May a doctor in Oregon lawfully help a terminal patient to commit suicide? Stand by. The Supreme Court will hear argument in the California case on Monday. The Oregon case is waiting in the wings on a petition for review. Both cases turn on the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers. We are talking in each case of separating the powers delegated to the federal government by the Constitution from...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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