COMMENTARY: The Importance of Rational Protocols for the Carriage of Handguns on Commercial Flights.
COMMENTARY: Sworn Officers and Duty to Protect.
By: Charles G. Slepian, Esq. Founder, The Foreseeable Risk Analysis Center.
COMMENTARY: Public Officials Continue to Redefine Acceptable Standards of Conduct.
On August 28, 2005, America was attacked by an act of nature. We don’t need a Katrina Commission to tell us that a Katrina was likely to occur and that we should have provided reasonable security to preserve life and property in her wake. New Orleans’ below sea level vulnerability had been recognized for decades by the local and federal authorities responsible for emergency preparedness. It was well known that the levees would not hold in a serious storm, and they didn’t.
The World Trade Center clean-up has come to an end ahead of schedule. Public mourning of the killed at “ground zero” is over. Americans across the country are trying to put the 9/11 tragedy behind them.