Monthly Archives: April 2022

Backlash from DHS Anti-Misinformation Committee shows how US law is falling behind the issue

The rapid response to a new federal anti-disinformation council shows how quickly misconceptions can spread and also how slowly changing federal law is hampering efforts to counter them. On Wednesday, Department of Homeland Security leaders announced the formation of a Disinformation Governance Council to counter harmful misinformation specifically targeting migrants. …

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Robins Kaplan Announces Event Featuring National Figures from Law, Politics, Current Affairs and Higher Education to Discuss Growing Threats to the Justice System

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nearly 40 leading figures from the legal, judicial, political, academic and media communities will gather in Chicago on May 26 to discuss growing threats to the independence and impartiality of US courts- States and in other democracies, and how to defend themselves. Democracy’s Last Line …

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Partnership for change: UN Women engages traditional leaders to transform social norms

Download logo UN Women in Africa led efforts to engage with cultural and traditional community leaders to end harmful practices affecting women and girls. Evidence-based engagement has proven that working with community leaders is essential to effectively changing social norms. Traditional leaders have been catalysts of change against child marriage …

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UN Women engages traditional leaders to transform social norms

UN Women in Africa led efforts to engage with cultural and traditional community leaders to end harmful practices affecting women and girls. Evidence-based engagement has proven that working with community leaders is essential to effectively changing social norms. Traditional leaders have been catalysts of change against child marriage and female …

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Lakehead Law Student Receives Inaugural Rosalie Silberman Abella Justice Award from the Royal Society of Canada

UL law student selected as first recipient of Lakehead University’s Rosalie Silberman Abella Justice Award PRESS RELEASELAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY************************* THUNDER BAY — Aria Kamal of Barrie, Ont., has been named one of the recipients of the inaugural Rosalie Silberman Abella Justice Award from the Royal Society of Canada. Kamal began …

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Law enforcement now uses social media as a professional resource

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) -Social media is one of the greatest tools for keeping in touch with friends. It is also a quick way to find information. Law enforcement is noticing this trend and many have now joined the online community. “Now social media plays a big role in law …

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Costume studies students capture how women in 1896 challenged social norms through clothing – Dal News

Costume studies students from Dal’s Fountain School of Performing Arts transported attendees to last week’s historic showcase in 1896. ‘Property and Protest’, held last Wednesday at the Sir James Dunn Theater, presented an image of a time in history when women began to wear clothes that went against the norms …

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Gaza violence escalates as clashes in Jerusalem resume

The Israeli Air Force and Palestinian militants exchanged fire across the Gaza border early Thursday as clashes erupted again at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, worsening an escalation that has been eerily similar to that which preceded the Israel-Gaza war of last year. The violence along the Gaza front, …

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Female labor | India Inc: How India Inc can help change social norms that prevent women from working

Horror of horrors, Saudi women now have a much higher labor force participation rate than Indian women. In recent years, Saudi Arabia has implemented a series of reforms aimed at reducing gender discrimination, which has led to a large number of women, in all age groups, entering the labor force. …

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Cop’s son runs for Colorado Senate on pro-law enforcement, crime-fighting platform

A Republican newcomer is campaigning on the need to tackle rising crime and boost support for law enforcement in his bid to run a Democratic seat red in Colorado in November. Joe O’Dea, 60, said he wants to get tough on crime in his state, citing his experience as the …

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Social norms on FGM in Egypt still prevail despite legislation: Study – Society – Egypt

The study, which covered the country’s legal and policy efforts to combat FGM from 1928 to 2020, concluded that although various laws have curbed the practice, they have not deterred people from continuing to practice. practice them on a large scale. Citing a UNICEF report, the study noted that the …

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German supply of heavy weapons to Ukraine permitted by international law: Minister of Justice

KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has threatened to break off talks with Moscow if Russian forces exterminate the remaining Ukrainian soldiers trapped in the besieged port city of Mariupol, as explosions rocked Kyiv, Lviv and several other cities following the wish of Moscow to step up attacks on the …

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‘I feel like we’re at ground zero’: Victims, law enforcement and addiction experts talk about fentanyl in panel discussion with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

The availability and potency of illicit fentanyl is growing on the streets of eastern Washington, with parents unaware of the growing threat, according to law enforcement, family members of victims and addiction experts who spoke. with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers this week. ” What is the program ? I feel …

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New Florida law funds pro-fatherhood programs like Tony Dungy’s ‘All Pro Dad’

Governor DeSantis signs HB-7065 from One Buc Place During a visit to Tampa, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new bill into Florida law that would focus on pro-fatherhood initiatives, including a new statewide campaign, and provide funding for programs that help provide resources to families. TAMPA, Florida. – A $70 …

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Liquor law is a win for all Alaskans

By Members of the Recover Alaska Operations Council Update: 4 hours ago Published: 4 hours ago iStock Last week, a report was released showing that alcohol-related deaths have increased by more than 25% in the United States and 31% in Alaska. Each year, alcohol abuse costs Alaska $2.4 billion, or …

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The Integrity Conference: Building Positive Social Norms and Right Behaviors in Nigeria

By Odeh Friday A worrying lack of integrity and accountability within society has led to many being left behind in governance and decision-making processes. We’ve all seen some of the symptoms, too – a shattered public trust that often leaves citizens hopeless. Many would say that Nigerians have misplaced their …

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Elon Musk allegedly broke federal law by buying Twitter stock

Elon Musk wanted to act fast once he realized he could make a huge difference to the impact of social media when he bought $3 billion worth of Twitter stock. As announced, the platform has announced that it is adding a edit functionality the day after Musk was added to …

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LA Law Firm Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole Social Action – The Hollywood Reporter

In a Hollywood that has become increasingly transient – ​​where org charts have semi-annual reviews and agents become managers become producers and so on. This is why it is particularly remarkable that a new company joins the fray. Emerging from an industry-shattering pandemic, during which there were also political, racial …

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JusticeCorps gives Knox students and recent alumni a first experience in law

Knox students and recent graduates gain experience with the law before earning their bachelor’s degree through a statewide program called JusticeCorps. In JusticeCorps, students interested in law, social work, or similar fields volunteer at a local courthouse, allowing them to gain experience working with the law as an undergraduate student. …

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Higher Education Software Market Size, Growth and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The research study on the Higher Education Software Market offers you detailed and precise analyzes to strengthen your position on the market. It provides the latest updates and powerful insights into the Higher Education Software industry to help you improve your business tactics and ensure …

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At least 3 dead in beach shooting in Acapulco, Mexico

At least three people were killed in a shootout and confrontation with police Saturday at a beachfront restaurant in Acapulco, on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The Guerrero state attorney’s office, where Acapulco is located, said two gunmen approached and killed two men at a beach-side restaurant. The police then chased the …

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Anil Kapoor praises his sister-in-law, Miss India 1969 Kavita Singh

On his sister-in-law Kavita Singh’s birthday on Friday, veteran actor Anil Kapoor penned a heartfelt message for her. “Miss India 1969 Kaveeta Singh, supermodel of the 70s and now wonderful grandmother, mother, wife, elder sister of my wife Sunita @kapoor.sunita and masi of my children Sonam, Rhea and Harsh! Definitely …

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