In the field of law, it behooves us to remember that we stand on the shoulders of giants. The following quotes, from various ancient Mesopotamian legal codes of the late third and early second millenium BCE, demonstrate the ancient origins of some of our most critical legal principles:
NPR has a feature on the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) and its impact on the workforce. Specifically, the piece focuses on whether the Act's requirement of health care coverage for companies having 50 or more full-time employees is driving businesses to shift from full-time to part-time employees.
This has been a hot topic in recent weeks and has been covered by media outlets and blogs across the political spectrum. See, e.g.: