Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Comment Re:Not sure what to think.... (Score 4, Insightful) 784

Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution which states that the President "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment." The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted this language to include the power to grant pardons, conditional pardons, commutations of sentence, conditional commutations of sentence, remissions of fines and forfeitures, respites, and amnesties.

I think that pretty much covers it.

Comment Re:Because everyone needs to be able to code... (Score 1) 196

Some yes, but for many you males, they're too immature that that age...I certainly wasn't ready until my early 20s. Your entire career path should never be based on a single exam. Many people end up going to other countries because they can't become doctors or other professionals because of a poor exam score.

Comment Re:Because everyone needs to be able to code... (Score 1) 196

I'm very familiar with how Germany (having lived there for six years, and relatives living there) does it, and it's not all rosy. Don't do well on your Abitur exam, and kiss any professional career goodbye unless you leave the country. That said, I'm all for apprenticeship programs, but American companies need some incentive for them to make it cost effective. There's currently nothing keeping someone who just got trained from taking that somewhere else after a company has invested a pile of money in them...there needs to be a payoff for the company.

Slashdot Top Deals

The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. -- James Baldwin

Working...