Monthly Archives: May 2022

Questions and answers on the law | Trump versus Twitter, a conflict that deserves closer examination | Columns

Can a private company be sued for a First Amendment free speech violation if it restricts the speech of another private party? Yes, but the plaintiff must prove that the party who committed the offense was acting for the government. Donald Trump raised the issue when he and other plaintiffs …

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China sets up local law enforcement militias to bolster ‘maintenance of stability’ — Radio Free Asia

Judicial authorities across China are setting up ‘people’s legal struggle militias’ to aid law enforcement, recruiting lawyers aged 18 to 45 who are ‘in good physical condition’, according to official notices posted online. . A notice issued by justice bureaus in Shanghai, Guangdong, Hubei and other places said militias would …

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a leader in securities fraud law

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, is continuing its investigation on behalf of Dentsply Sirona Inc. ( “Dentsply” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: XRAY) investors regarding possible violations by the Company of federal securities laws. If …

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Despite law, Nepal fails to ensure representation of Dalit women in neighborhoods

When Prabha Pariyar was approached with a proposal to run as a parishioner, she had no idea. “I spoke with senior members of the community. Then some CPN-UML leaders also contacted me,” said Prabha, 43. “Then I thought the post could be a platform for me to raise issues in …

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The beautiful seaside town where locals are fighting to change the law to stop wealthy Londoners from buying so many second homes

Residents of St Ives are fighting tooth and nail to prevent wealthy Londoners from buying second homes in the idyllic Cornish seaside town. Its popularity has long meant that visiting in summer can be a hellish experience, with congested streets and throngs of tourists, but the influx of wealthy landlords …

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law professor Elise Boddie: segregation is ‘the epicenter of racial injustice’ | Rutgers University

Law professor Elise Boddie, who teaches at Rutgers-Newark, is founder and director of The Inclusion Project (TIP), which works to promote systemic equity in public education. Since 2017, she has worked with civic organizations, students, religious leaders, educators, and researchers to desegregate the state’s public schools. She is also advising …

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Access to Abortion in the Pacific Northwest Won’t Change Unless State Law Does

The leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft decision reversing Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood signals an impending seismic shift in the nation’s legal landscape. But in the Pacific Northwest, the ruling, even if it becomes law, will make little difference to abortion access. “As an organization, our fundamental …

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IntelBrief: Attacks on Police and Law Enforcement Are Not Getting Enough Attention

Intelbrief / IntelBrief: Attacks on Police and Law Enforcement Are Not Getting Enough Attention Photo by: NDZ/STAR MAX/IPx Bottom line in front In 2021, there was a 59% increase since 2020 in the number of American police officers killed on duty, with 73 police officers intentionally killed. More than 55 …

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Southern Poverty Law Center lists 2 LI-based groups as anti-government

Two Long Island groups have been identified as anti-government organizations by a nonprofit that tracks racism, xenophobia and far-right militias in the United States. Long Island Mutual Assistance Group, based in Nassau, and Long Island Loud Majority, based in Suffolk, were among 488 “extreme anti-government groups” active in 2021, according …

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