Monthly Archives: February 2013

Protecting the Victims of Domestic Violence

Last Friday, famed Olympian and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was arraigned on charges of murder in a South African court of law. Nicknamed the ‘Blade Runner’ after the carbon fiber blades that this double-amputee uses to run, Mr. Pistorius is accused … Continue reading

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The Bully Pulpit

Last Sunday was one of the biggest American holidays. It was Super Bowl Sunday, the calorie-laden and alcohol-fueled celebration of two of America’s most hallowed traditions: armchair quarterbacking and watching television commercials. This year’s game, between my hometown San Francisco … Continue reading

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