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Latest Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Stories

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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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