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Earl Gregg Swem Library

10 Commandments

Categories: Religion/Ethics,Supreme Court/courts

Supreme Court rules for display of Ten Commandments on Texas Capital grounds as official acknowledgement of religion’s role in American life. Van Orden v. Perry

10 Commandments

Categories: Supreme Court/courts

Supreme Court rules against display of Ten Commandments in Kentucky courthouses as violation of establishment clause. McCreary County, Kentucky v. American Civil Liberties Union

FBI Intelligence Review

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Terrorism

The Justice Department Inspector General find significant failure in the FBI’s performance. A Review of the FBI’s Handling of Intelligence Information Related to the September 11 Attacks

Medical Marijuana

Categories: Supreme Court/courts

The US Supreme Court overrides California’s medical marijuana law. Gonzales, Attorney General v. Raich.

Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

Categories: Weather/Disasters

Government scientists predict above normal activity with 3 to 5 major storms. NOAA: 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

Fort Monroe

Categories: Defense/Military

Fort Monroe Among 33 Military Bases Recommended for Closing: Department of Defense Base Closure and Realignment Report

Terrorism Statistics

Categories: Terrorism

The National Counter Terrorism Center has released its 2004 findings. National CounterTerrorism Center: A Chronology of Significant International Terrorism for 2004

Annual Terrorism Report

Categories: Terrorism

US State Department introduces a new Annual Terrorism Report (minus statistics). Country Reports on Terrorism: 2004

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