Law

NOT THE WAY TO GET A HEAD IN LIFE
You might (or might not) be surprised at how often in my work as a mortician I am asked whether a mourning family member can keep a dearly departed’s skull. Assuming your intentions are good, you’re looking at three major hurdles to clear before Dad’s brainpan can hold jelly beans on your coffee table: paperwork, legal control, and skeletonization.
WHO SHOULD THE POLICE ANSWER TO?

When a Nashville officer killed a black man, his mother and other activists didn’t just seek an indictment—they fought to give citizens oversight of the whole police department.

RETHINKING 'CONSENT' AND 'PRIVACY'

Why have Google and Facebook suddenly grown so worried about online privacy? Part of the answer is a defect in the language we use to talk about privacy.

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