At this time of the year, most avid golfers are not only regularly hitting the links, but also paying close attention to the PGA Tour Rankings and other televised events. Indeed, their eyes will be glued to the television from June 16 to June 19 watching the U.S. Open, one of the sport's four majors.
In a previous post, we began discussing how the Controlled Substances Act classifies drugs into five separate schedules based on such factors as the drug's accepted medical use, potential for abuse and potential for addiction.
Over the last few years, it's become increasingly apparent that the United States is facing a very real problem in terms of the overall size of its federal prison population. Indeed, the Justice Department recently warned that the amount of money needed to fund the federal prison system is now threatening to surpass the amounts allocated for both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
As we started discussing last week, while many people are now very familiar with the term Ponzi scheme thanks to recent media coverage of certain high-profile federal cases, they may nevertheless have only a limited understanding of what a Ponzi scheme actually entails.
Is it right that a youthful mistake should haunt you the rest of your life? In Illinois, having a juvenile criminal record can prevent you from getting into college, finding a job or even putting a roof over your head -- even if the conviction on your record is years, even decades, old.