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SEC sues Florida firm that raised $410 million over IPO-related fraud filings

NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday sued a Florida company that allegedly raised at least $410 million by fraudulently promising investors access to private companies that might proceed to IPOs. In a civil complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the SEC also …

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Let It Grow: Why More Law Schools Should Teach Cannabis Law – JURIST – Commentary

Douglas A. Berman and Jana Hrdinová, executive director and administrative director, respectively, of the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, discuss their center’s recent report on courses and curriculum in drug law. cannabis in law schools across the United States. … California’s 1996 …

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Defending the Outsider – Harvard Law Today

If life itself is our greatest teacher, then a student who can apply lived experience to classroom learning benefits from a superior education. William Greenlaw ’22 not only has these tools, but he already applies them to the law. Growing up in what he describes as a working-class Indiana family, …

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Protecting the identity of minors in court records is key to rehabilitation

Many of the fundamental principles that we hold dear are in tension with each other. Courts are often called upon to resolve such conflicts between competing values. Our Constitution and our long legal tradition require the courts to dispense justice openly and without delay. While openness is a core value …

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Policy on Bagga’s arrest process: Why it may set a bad precedent

Process of prevailing over politics – this is at the heart of the dispute over arrest of Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga. Interstate arrests are common and require cooperation between the local police where the arrest is made and the police where the offense is believed to have …

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The Legal Psychedelic Industry: Drug Capitalism | Medications

On April 19, the Hotel Fontainebleau Miami Beach hosted the inaugural Benzinga Psychedelics Capital Conference, billed as “bringing together the leaders of the LARGEST publicly traded psychedelic companies with investors from across North America.” General admission was $697, plus a $26.86 fee. Attendees were promised a “chance to be in …

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Various Bills That May Impact Schools Lee | News, Sports, Jobs

The Lee County School District received an update on recent state legislation this week along with a notice that there is an avalanche of legal issues with many bills passing. Ashley Stacell, a legislative consultant for Capital Strategies Consulting Inc., reviewed six bills this week that …

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When are book bans unconstitutional? A First Amendment scholar explains

By Erica Goldberg The United States has become a nation divided over important issues in K-12 education, including the books students should be able to read in public school. Erica Goldberg Efforts to ban books school programsremove books from libraries and keeping lists of books that some find inappropriate for …

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Brits fend off lawsuits that ‘gag’ critics of oligarchs

British book publishers, newspapers and journalists have complained for many years about “lawfare” – the legal dispute that the super-rich start to avoid scrutiny, usually of their financial affairs. Russian oligarchs with ties to the UK have been particularly active in this area. They have often hired the UK’s most …

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Outrageous libel laws protected Jimmy Savile. Finally, change is on the cards | Meirion Jones

AAnyone who’s watched Netflix’s new film Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story will wonder how Savile got away with abusing children for decades – and why he wasn’t exposed sooner. As someone who has spent years trying to expose it myself, I believe there are four main reasons. First, the …

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The city has awarded over $1 million in fees after a lengthy legal battle over Allandale Station

Judge calls suit against individual defendants ‘frivolous’ and ‘designed solely to put tactical pressure on Barrie’ The City of Barrie and its individual agents have been awarded over $1 million in total costs from Correct Group Inc. (CGI) by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a decade-long lawsuit related …

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Honors forum will focus on Razorbacks and the nation

Photo submitted Next fall, Honors students will get an insider’s perspective on intercollegiate athletics at an Honors College Forum, Razorbacks and the Nationwhich will be led by Scott Varady, executive director and general counsel of the Razorback Foundation and honorary alumnus of the U of …

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DeSantis WILL LOSE if Disney pursues new law, says former Trump lawyer

A conservative lawyer who worked for Donald Trump’s campaign said she believes Disney could succeed in a lawsuit against Florida to block a new law removing the company’s special tax and zoning liens. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill to dissolve the private government that Disney controls …

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Eight Partners Named in Variety’s 2022 Legal Impact Report

April 21, 2022 Variety named Century City partners Scott Edelman and Steve Tsoneff, Los Angeles partners Kevin Masuda, Benyamin Ross and Ilissa Samplin, New York partners Brian Ascher and Orin Snyder, and Orange County partner Michelle Gourley in its Legal Impact Report 2022, an annual list of leading entertainment industry …

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Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2022: shortlist revealed

The Women in Business Law Awards have released the full list of finalists for their 2022 Americas Awards. The awards come together to recognize leading women lawyers from both continents and celebrate law firms that have impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the legal industry. The winners will …

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As the state tightened access to opioids, the illegal drug trade created a deadly new era in Maine’s opioid crisis.

By the time Maine lawmakers passed a bill that significantly stemmed the flow of pharmaceutical opioids into the state, a booming illicit market for fentanyl and methamphetamine was already on the horizon, ready to usher in a new, deadlier era of the opioid epidemic. It took only about three years …

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NLRB general counsel wants to make ‘captive audience’ meetings illegal

​For more than 70 years, employers have had the right to call “captive hearing” meetings with employees about their statutory rights at work, including the right to refrain from forming unions. On April 7, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo announced in a memo that she would …

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The woman who refused her share of a $6 billion settlement to fight the family behind the opioid crisis | Opioid crisis

A Cottage outside Floyd, Va., is a quiet backdrop for Ellen Isaacs to fight one of the opioid epidemic’s longest wars: the battle to compel OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, its landlords and its leaders to account. It’s a battle Isaacs, a former mortgage fraud expert at Citigroup, has been fighting …

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Board Diversity – An Overview for Nonprofits | Goodwin

Board diversity is one of the most visible corporate governance topics today. As pressure to diversify boards continues to grow, we anticipate that key constituencies of all types of entities, including nonprofits, may call for more diverse board composition. . Below, we discuss (1) recent diversity initiatives, influences and requirements …

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A month after the start of the war, these companies are still struggling to leave Russia

Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to justify continuing their operations in Russia as disturbing images of death and despair filter from Ukraine and Western governments move to further isolate Russia economically. Chipmaker giant Intel is the latest global company to halt operations in Russia, saying in a statement on …

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“A lot of evidence” to accuse Putin of war crimes

According to an international law expert, there is “abundant evidence” that Russian President Vladimir Putin will be indicted for war crimes over the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The executive director of the International Bar Association, Dr Mark Ellis, told Breakfast under international law that directing attacks against civilians or civilian …

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Lawmakers Stifled Virginia’s Burgeoning Cannabis Industry, Advocates Say | Securities

RICHMOND – Jacob Williamson grows, manufactures and sells hemp-based CBD products through his family’s Hens and Hemp farm. He went through the licensing process to be a hemp farmer when it became legal in 2019, but now he’s quitting the industry. “We can’t keep up with the multi-million dollar cannabis …

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Picuris Pueblo strives to preserve its independence through the recreational cannabis industry NM

Picuris Pueblo rises above a western slope in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico. It is hidden, the only access being the tribal roads of US Highway 75, which connects the towns of Vadito, Peñasco and Dixon to the roads leading to Taos or Española. This provides …

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Individual prepares to challenge Montana’s Food Choice Act

A legal complaint is drafted to challenge the constitutionality of Montana’s popular Local Food Choice Act, Food Safety News has learned. Montana’s Local Food Choice Act exempts home-cooked food producers from state licensing, licensing, certification, and labeling requirements (chap. 04 30). Jeff Havens, Sanitation Manager of Public Health and Registered …

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Creating and Managing an E-Discovery Budget | Association of Certified Electronic Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)

Understand the elements that drive costs in eDiscovery, know how to design and execute the project with these factors in mind, and develop the scope of an eDiscovery project based on the value of the case and the expectations of the client are essential skills for any eDiscovery practitioner. In …

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Petitions to change Michigan term limits, financial disclosure laws head for signature collection

A petition to change term limits and require financial disclosures for Michigan state lawmakers could begin collecting signatures next week. The proposal by the group Voters for Transparency and Term Limits would allow lawmakers to serve a total of 12 years in the Legislative Assembly between the State House and …

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Tips for Hiring a Home Cleaning Service

The first step to getting someone to do your dirty work is choosing to hire a company or an individual. If you’re going with an individual, a major downside is the additional legal responsibilities you’ll take on as an employer. Many families who hire domestic workers are unaware of these …

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US judge rules against Kentucky clerk who denied same-sex marriage licenses

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis speaks during an interview on Fox News Channel’s ‘The Kelly File’ in New York September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has ruled that a former Kentucky county clerk knowingly violated …

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Verona police and school district identify person responsible for online threat

March 16, 2022 4:49 p.m. Job : March 16, 2022 4:49 p.m. VERONA, Wis. – Verona area school district officials said they identified the person responsible for posting a threat to social media on Wednesday morning. In a statement shared Wednesday afternoon, VASD public information officer Marcie Pfeifer-Soderbloom said the …

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A healthier legal profession starts with law school

Perhaps the worst-kept secret in the legal profession is that many of us have a poor work-life balance. Stress, burnout, depression, anxiety and substance abuse issues are too common phenomena. Efforts to address these issues continue to be largely reactive and piecemeal. Gym memberships and mindfulness classes can’t do much. …

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Chicago mayor warns police to get vaccinated by Sunday or lose pay

By Alice Yin and Gregory PrattChicago Grandstand CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot will put Chicago police officers and other city employees who do not receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Sunday into non-disciplinary status without pay, her administration announced Friday night. The city will also consider disciplining …

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Foreign Landowners Step into the Light… UK Government Introduces New ‘Foreign Entity Register’ | Dechert LLP

On March 1, the Home Office introduced the Economic Crimes (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill (the “Invoice“). The most significant change, introduced in Part 1 of the Bill, is the creation of a new public “foreign entity register” to be maintained by Companies House (the “DEERThis OnPoint summarizes the new ROE …

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Government e-security commissioner says anti-trolling laws could confuse people

A push by the federal government to expose vicious online trolls risks creating confusion that could thwart its effectiveness in cracking down on abuse, the country’s online safety commissioner has warned. Key points: Electronic Security Commissioner Julie Inman Grant says name of bill misleading She argued that current legislation deals …

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Opinion: Even after being repealed, the Emergencies Act creates a chill for charities

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP The CCF has received countless emails and tweets from affected people who want to donate to the legal challenge, but fear it could lead to their accounts being arbitrarily frozen. Publication date : March 08, 2022 • 19 minutes ago • 4 minute read • 5 …

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Are your teacher contracts up to date? 4 key provisions to consider | Fisher Phillips

With hiring for the next school year underway, this is the perfect time to review your employment contracts. While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, you need to make sure your contracts work for, not against, your school. Here are four examples of important legal provisions you should consider. Term: Your school …

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— ACLU of Maine files lawsuit against state attorney system for impoverished defendants

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a lawsuit alleging the state is failing to meet its constitutional obligations to ensure poor defendants have access to effective attorneys. The Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services oversees this attorney appointment system, and its executive director and eight commissioners are …

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Have they gone too far? Questions arise after a popular figure in the hip hop community was shot dead by bounty hunters in the Fifth Ward

HOUSTON – The death of a man who was shot and killed by bounty hunters in northeast Houston on Wednesday night raises questions about the rules that apply regarding what those who are not the typical law enforcement officers recognized by the public – can and cannot be done when …

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Ukraine’s parliament says it’s ‘facing a cyberattack’ on its website

New US sanctions triggered by Russia’s latest actions in Ukraine targeted targets that had not been hit in the past: family members of those in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. By naming the sons of two power players close to the Russian president, the Biden administration has sent a …

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In Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, why should the Supreme Court ban affirmative action?

This offer apparently pits one minority group against other minority groups. But the SFFA has strategically combined two conceptually and legally distinct issues: a so-called Asian sanction and broader affirmative action. If Harvard does discriminate against Asian Americans, that wrong could in theory be righted without rejecting affirmative action. The …

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Transgender Swimmers Make History at Ivy League Women’s Championships at Harvard

The eyes of the college swimming world focused on Harvard’s Blodgett Pool over the weekend for the Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. But what happened in the pool was only part of the story. Lia Thomas of Penn, a transgender woman, and Iszac Henig of Yale, a transgender …

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Class action lawsuits continue for Illinois BIPA

Friday, February 18, 2022 Legal landmines continue to hide for companies that collect, store and use individuals’ biometric information. Class action lawsuits continue to be filed against companies under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA carries potential actual damages or statutory damages of $1,000 for each negligent breach and …

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Michigan High Court Dismisses Manslaughter Conviction in Porch Shooting Case, Orders Reconviction

The Michigan Supreme Court overturned the manslaughter conviction and ordered a new sentence for a Dearborn Heights man charged with the 2013 death of a woman who knocked on his front door. In an opinion released on Wednesday, the court said Theodore Wafer should not have been punished for both …

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Dutch foundation seeks damages from consumers over Apple and Google app payments

An employee uses an Apple iPhone to show journalists how to pay using the Apple Pay service at an Apple store in Beijing, China February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMSTERDAM, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) and Google are facing …

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Swiss Voters Approve Virtual Ban on Tobacco Advertising | Business and Economy News

The Swiss voted on Sunday to strengthen their notoriously lax tobacco laws by banning virtually all advertising for dangerous products, with nearly 57% of voters and 16 of Switzerland’s 26 cantons backing the near total ban, according to final results. “We are extremely happy. People have understood that health is …

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The businessman at the center of the corruption scandal has not been charged but has a history of legal campaign donations

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — The attorney for the businessman at the center of the state capitol corruption scandal says court campaign contributions don’t mean he’s guilty of bribery. Businessman Milton Choy has not been charged and has spent years backing dozens of politicians, including the two now charged with corruption. Much …

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Belgian DPA finds that IAB Europe’s Cookie Consent Framework violates GDPR

On February 2, 2022, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) found that the Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe (BFI) Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF), a tool used to record individuals’ online advertising preferences, violates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The DPA fined IAB Europe €250,000 (approx. compliance within two months. …

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Several central Illinois school districts change COVID-19 rules following judge’s ruling

(25 NEWS) – Several school districts in central Illinois have changed their COVID-19 rules following a Friday judge ruling that suspends state enforcement of masking and testing requirements . – Metamora Township High School sent a message to parents saying it will switch to an optional mask format starting Monday. …

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Martyn Percy: Dean of Christ Church College Oxford agrees to step down as deal reached after three-year legal battle | UK News

The dean of one of Oxford University’s oldest colleges has agreed to step down, after reaching a settlement agreement with the institution to end a three-year legal battle. Professor Martyn Percy, dean of Christ Church, has agreed to step down after a mediation process, the college said in a statement. …

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ONC releases framework for national health information exchange

On January 18, 2022, the Office of the National Health Information Technology Coordinator (ONC) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the entity selected as contract partner, The Sequoia Project, Inc. , released the highly anticipated Framework for Exchange of Trust and Common Agreement (TEFCA) …

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‘Individual liberty’ bill to ban critical race theory in Florida schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CAPITOL NEWS SERVICE) — Legislation banning the teaching of critical race theory and other ideas that make some uncomfortable continues to move through the state legislature. The sponsors said they wanted history, not historical theories taught in the classroom. Examples of what cannot be taught in the classroom …

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As New York City Revisits Drink-to-Go, Liquor Stores Brace for Battle

He’s also been a reliable donor to elected officials, though he’s far from one of the wealthiest interests on Capitol Hill. The Political Action Committee, or PAC, controlled by the Metropolitan Package Store Association, has given more than $140,000 to elected officials since last year, mostly Democratic lawmakers, who control …

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Property tax dispute pops up in Camden Township numbers, auditor says – Morning Journal

A property value dispute at Green Circle Growers has set a legal precedent and is now affecting Camden Township property taxes, Lorain County Auditor Craig Snodgrass said. At a Jan. 25 press conference, Snodgrass explained county property tax bills and changes in home values ​​due to strong sales from 2018 …

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Biden pledges to appoint first black woman to Supreme Court by end of February

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer officially announced his retirement Thursday, giving President Joe Biden his first, and possibly only, opportunity to make a nomination for the lifetime appointment. At the White House, Biden said he would make his decision by the end of February and recommitted to appointing …

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Supreme Court adds affirmative action to list of potential targets

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the fall on the constitutionality of Harvard’s affirmative action program. Charles Krupa/AP The Supreme Court agreed Friday to revisit the issue of affirmative action in higher education, deciding to hear a case challenging Harvard and the University of North Carolina’s use of …

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Abortion Opponents Gather on Capitol Hill

Governor Greg Abbott, activists, religious leaders and thousands of abortion opponents gathered outside the Capitol on Saturday to celebrate the impact of Texas’ abortion law and to push for further restrictions. more important. Saturday’s Texas Rally for Life comes nearly five months after Texas sparked a national conversation about abortion …

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Covid-19: Whānau Ora plans to take government to court over Maori under-12 data

Commissioning agency Whānau Ora said it planned to take further legal action against the Department of Health to get it to release data on Maori children who are now eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine. The rollout of the vaccine for ages 5 to 11 began on Monday after Medsafe approved …

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Vaccination mandates at work – Are they legal?

Covid-19 Many employees – and their bosses – would like to see a vaccination mandate in their workplace. No jab, no job. But it is not that simple. Just before Christmas, Fletcher Building general manager Ross Taylor made an announcement. From February 15, all employees – whether they work on …

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How an Investment Fiduciary Doesn’t Always Meet Your Best Interests

(Photo by Ipsumpix/Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images People often ask me, “Are you a fiduciary? While I believe I understand the intent of why they are asking this question (recently there have been a lot of TV commercials announcing what this means), the meaning of trustee is …

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We need Eric Adams to be the mayor who shuts down Rikers

Eric Adams in church (Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office) Throughout his campaign, Mayor Eric Adams has spoken out about the dysfunction that plagues our city, resulting from a failure to go “upstream” to address the issues we face. There is no more tragic example of this than Rikers Island, where …

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Lawmakers adopt second follow-up to last year’s criminal justice reform

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers this week passed a bill clarifying issues with the massive criminal justice reform bill that passed with support from the Illinois Black Legislative Caucus in the year last. Out of a 67-42 vote, the House voted Wednesday to accept a Senate amendment to House Bill 3512, …

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Sensitive processing for law enforcement purposes: National Security and Investment Act 2021 (relevant policy document)

BEIS is a competent authority within the meaning of Part 3 of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018, article 30 and annex 7 (1)) which applies to the processing of personal data by these authorities for law enforcement purposes. These purposes are set out in Article 31 DPA 2018 …

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Love Jihad Law: tyranny by procedure

Although the term “love jihad” has gained prominence in the public eye in recent years, the idea has always been part of right-wing conversations. In line with the perceived threat from the right of amorous jihad, the government of Uttar Pradesh has passed the UP’s Illegal Religious Conversions Ban Order, …

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50 new Illinois laws come into effect in 2022 – NBC Chicago

It will soon be a new year, which means new laws are expected to come into force, with nearly 300 new measures as of January 1. Here are 50 of the most notable laws that will come into effect in the New Year. Child protection: SB 00512: The “Preventing Youth …

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Minorities support increasing age of marriage for women, signaling concerns over human rights

EVEN IF the government has sent the Child Marriage Prohibition (Amendment) Bill 2021, which seeks to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21, to a standing parliamentary committee for consideration, representatives of minority communities raised concerns about how the change will affect personal laws in …

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Sculptor of dismantled Tiananmen statue says damage symbolic of Hong Kong struggle

HONG KONG, Dec.24 (Reuters) – The sculptor of a statue commemorating the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on Friday said his withdrawal from a Hong Kong university was “brutal” but that all damage would be symbolic of recent changes in the city under Chinese rule. The eight-meter (26-foot) …

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Debt surprises plague developing country economies

Text size The Heroes National Stadium, funded by a loan acquired from China, is located in Lusaka, Zambia. Most of Zambia’s digital infrastructure projects, like the most visible airport terminals and highways, are built and funded by China, putting the country at what the International Monetary Fund calls a high …

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The idea of ​​Wisconsin, end-of-year party version

Impress your family and friends with these fascinating facts. Illustration by Danielle Lambertson Philipp Keeping small talk at parties and other social gatherings can be a challenge, especially if the pandemic is lacking in your practice. We could talk about the weather, but why not break the ice with something …

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Israel prepares for the arrival of the great winter storm “Carmel”

Israel demolishes structures erected at illegal Homesh outpost after terror attack Israeli forces raze structures installed at the illegal Homesh outpost following a deadly terrorist attack nearby, according to Israeli officials. Homesh Settlement was officially abandoned in 2005 as part of the so-called disengagement plan of then Prime Minister Ariel …

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Blackfoot Mayor and Police Department call for Sheriff Rowland’s immediate resignation

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (KIFI) – Blackfoot Mayor Marc Carroll and the Blackfoot Police Department are calling for the immediate resignation of Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland. “In order to protect the integrity of our law enforcement agencies, the Town of Blackfoot and the Blackfoot Police Department are calling for the immediate …

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Florida publishes emergency rule and FAQ on its vaccine mandate law | Small

Following the passage of Florida Statute 381.00317 on November 17, 2021, employers with employees in Florida were left with new rules for COVID-19 vaccination policies, in many cases contrary to the reported direction of the rules. and federal government directions. In addition, this new Florida law includes vague language, few …

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Emotional Distress Claims Limited by U.S. Torts Law

The South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club provided recreation for Pittsburgh’s societal elite back in the days when Pittsburgh was the steel capital of the world. In the 1880s, at the height of the First Golden Age, the club purchased a dam and reservoir on the South Fork of the …

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Twitter has banned posting images of people without consent

Twitter will no longer allow “sharing of images or videos of individuals without their consent” Twitter recently announcement that it will no longer allow “the sharing of private media, such as images or videos of individuals without their consent”. The movement takes effect through an extension social media platform private …

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A police officer testifies to having seen a person “tall and thin” flee from the crime scene of a quadruple homicide of the PS

WEEK 2, TUESDAY: Tuesday was another long day in court for the jury and defendant Jose Larin-Garcia, the man who prosecutors say killed four victims on February 3, 2019. The prosecution called two police officers to the stand. One of them says that on the night of the murders, he …

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Why more and more companies are adopting a 4-day work week

EEditor’s Note: SHRM has partnered with The New York Times to bring you relevant articles on key HR topics and strategies. In May 2020, as the pandemic raised stress levels, an online children’s clothing retailer called Primary began an experiment that he hoped would keep his staff from running out: …

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What Legal Analysts Say About Charges Against Parents In Michigan School Shooting – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

(CNN) – The suspect’s parents in a oxford high school shoot in Michigan, which has killed four college students this week, faces manslaughter charges in those deaths. Legal experts were quick to point out that such accusations are far from the norm – it is James and Jennifer Crumbley’s 15-year-old …

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Critics slam SF school board members’ competing budget plan to fill massive deficit

San Francisco principals have just two weeks to approve a comprehensive plan to close a $ 125 million budget deficit next year and $ 146 million the year after – or are facing to increased state oversight and a step towards a possible takeover. But over time, two school board …

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First-time contestants win prizes in a mock in-person trial tournament

From left to right, Megan Taylor and Leighton Heiner With just five short weeks of preparation, the Ohio University mock trial team entered the Ohio State University Scarlet and Gray Mock Trial tournament in October, with two new contestants taking home prizes. The tournament was held in person, the OHIO’s …

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Lawyer recalls serving in a historic army infantry unit

Tristan Gruspier, front row, fifth man from left, in the 2nd Platoon of the Commander-in-Chief’s Guard, at an indoor retreat ceremony. (American press) LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana – Prior to recently taking the state bar exam and joining a local law firm, Tristan Gruspier had a very different career in which …

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Visiting Canada this winter? How to avoid inadmissibility issues for border crime

Posted November 26, 2021 8:00 AM EST Many will be looking to visit the Great White North this winter now that Canada’s borders have reopened and the Christmas holidays are fast approaching. Visitors from the United States and other parts of the world will be delighted to see family and …

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