The internet has become so widespread that such issues as access, regulation and related
policies have become major factors in the economy and social fabric of societies in every part
of the world. Peoples without running water are demanding access to the internet and those
without it are becoming deprived citizens. This new book examines current issues of interest
to the blossoming area.
No government can live and flourish without having as part of its system of administration of civil affairs
some permanent human force, invested with acknowledged and supreme authority, and always in a position to
exercise it promptly and efficiently, in case of need, on any proper call. It must be permanent in its character.
Only what is permanent will have the confidence of the people. It must always be ready to act on the instant.
The unexpected is continually happening, and it is emergencies that put governments to the test.
The judiciary holds this position in the United States.
It is my purpose in these volumes to write a History of Cuba. The title may imply either the land and its
natural conditions, or the people and the nation which inhabit it. It in fact implies both, and to both I shall
address myself, though it will appropriately be with the latter rather than with the former that the narrative
will be most concerned. For it is with Cuba as with other countries: In the last supreme analysis the people
make the history of the land. Apart from the people, it is true, the Island of Cuba is of unusual interest. There
In recent years, the Court invalidated two con-
gressional statutes that attempted to regulate non-
economic activities. In United States v. Lopez (1995), it
struck down the Gun-Free School Zones Act,
which attempted to reach the activity of possessing
a gun within a thousand feet of a school. In United
States v. Morrison (2000), it invalidated part of the
Violence Against Women Act, which regulated gen-
Another critical barrier to access is discrimination by state laws or fertility clinics. Coverage in
five of the states with insurance mandates
is only available to married couples, and four of
mandate use of the husband’s sperm, eliminating the possibility of donor sperm.
Some fertility clinics only offer services to married couples as well. The American Society for
Reproductive Medicine reports that fertility clinics vary in their willingness to treat single
women, single men, lesbian couples, and gay male couples.
Elizabeth Adeney is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at Deakin
University, Melbourne, Australia. She holds the degrees of Doctor of
Philosophy from the University of Melbourne (Arts) and from Monash
University (Law) and is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
She has published widely on moral rights – in Australia, Germany, the UK and
Canada – and is the author of a treatise on the subject: The Moral Rights of
Authors and Performers: an international and comparative analysis,
published by Oxford University Press....