Has Volkswagen Killed The Diesel Engine In America?

26th Sep 2015 Comments Off on Has Volkswagen Killed The Diesel Engine In America?
In order to increase its US market share above the usual 2%, Volkswagen introduced a new four-cylinder 2.0L TDI Clean Diesel Engine.  The diesel engine was advertised by Volkswagen to burn ultra-low-sulfur fuel, to have direct injection technology and to be extreme efficiency.  Volkswagen claimed it had ushered in a new era of diesel, clean, efficient and powerful, averaging 40 [...] Read more ›

Thomas Writes Most Opinions This Term; Law Prof Sees ‘Strange Tone’ and Abandonment of Judicial Role

19th Sep 2015 Comments Off on Thomas Writes Most Opinions This Term; Law Prof Sees ‘Strange Tone’ and Abandonment of Judicial Role
The article cited here makes the point that justices have law and precedents that must be followed when writing their opinions.  The author of this article believes that Justice Clarence Thomas has abandoned those principles and is making up law consistent with his own personal agenda, especially when dealing with constitutional issues.  This approach to the court’s rulings can cause many problems in [...] Read more ›