Monthly Archives: July 2022

Tribute to a law enforcement officer who left Chicago to serve in Florida

Attorney General Ashley Moody Last week, I joined law enforcement officials from across our state at the 2022 Florida Sheriffs Association Summer Conference. It is always an honor to speak to the brave men and women of Florida law enforcement. While speaking to these heroes, I highlighted our efforts to …

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Local law enforcement warns of online predators

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Several local law enforcement agencies, including the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Panama City Beach Police Department, Walton County Sheriff’s Office and FDLE, recently worked together to convict an Alabama man after he arranged to meet online with what he thought was a 14-year-old girl. When …

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Arming Draconian Law to Silence Dissent in the Age of Pandemic Global Voices

Image via EngageMedia. Used with permission. This article is part of Pandemic of Control, a series that aims to deepen public discourse on the rise of digital authoritarianism in Asia-Pacific amid COVID-19. Pandemic of Control is an initiative of EngageMedia, in partnership with CommonEdge. This edited version of Zayed Siddiki’s …

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New California gun control law mimics Texas abortion measure

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during a press conference as he is joined by California Attorney General Rob Bonta, left, and State Senator Bob Hertzberg in Santa Monica, In California, Friday, July 22, 2022. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California retaliated on Friday against two recent …

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Chrystal Trapani Wins Educator of the Year Award Presented by Instructure

By David Simpson Chrystal Trapani of Old Dominion University has been recognized by educational technology company Instructure as Educator of the Year for 2022. Trapani is an Adjunct Professor of English, an Instructional Technology Specialist at the Center for Learning and Teaching, and a PhD student in the Instructional Design …

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Kazakhstan Law News Digest June 2022 | White & Case srl

Our M&A team in Kazakhstan discusses June highlights on key legal developments in energy, competition and subsurface use. I. Legislative news Monopoly The Government of Kazakhstan has determined the conditions and procedure for the designation of a state enterprise as a JSC and LLP as subject to a special right. …

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4 dead and 13 injured in gas explosion in Tianjin in northern China

Four people died in a gas explosion that injured 13 others at a six-story residential building in the Chinese port city of Tianjin, state media said Wednesday. A trapped person who was extracted at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, more than 10 hours after the morning explosion, had low vital signs and …

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Parents Worried About Adopted Children Under ‘Heartbeat Law’

DAYTON, Ohio — With abortion now illegal after six weeks in Ohio, more mothers may choose to give their children up for adoption if they have unwanted pregnancies. Spencer and Malinda Izor are the proud adoptive parents of five children in Dayton, who are working towards adopting their sixth. “We …

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‘Beheading’ tweet sent by loyalist to Queen’s human rights law professor

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is investigating a series of “intimidating” tweets sent to an academic at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) by a loyalist, the Sunday Independent has learned. Three complaints have been filed by Colin Harvey, professor of human rights law at the QUB Law School, regarding …

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Instructure recognizes six outstanding North American educators

Annual Educator of the Year Awards are nominated by fellow educators, administrators and students SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structurethe creator of Canvas, today announced the winners of its 2022 Educator of the Year awards as part of the InstructureCon 2022 edtech conference. The program recognizes outstanding …

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FEATURE-Ahead of Kenyan elections, female politicians face more online abuse

* Online abuse included sexual imagery and public humiliation * Some contestants quit social media due to abuse * Social media platforms, authorities urged to crack down By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Kenyan politician Esther Passaris posted a loving tribute to her late father …

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Instructure Shares Updates to the World’s Most Widely Adopted Learning Management Platform at InstructureCon 2022

New features and enhancements extend functionality and empower lifelong learners and non-traditional students SALT LAKE CITY, July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structure, the maker of Canvas, today announced enhancements to many of the solutions that make up the industry-leading Instructure learning platform, coinciding with its annual InstructureCon educational event. Canvas …

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Jordan’s suicide law adds insult to injury

Jordan’s recent move to criminalize those who attempt suicide is a ridiculously short-sighted policy, especially in a country where mental health-related illnesses are rampant. Proper infrastructure and funding are needed to curb this worrying trend. With the prevalence of conflict and economic crises in the Middle East and North Africa …

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Ceaser Emanuel’s team says he will cooperate with Atlanta law

The team representing ‘Black Ink’ star Ceaser Emanuel said he would work with law enforcement in Atlanta and turn himself in after a warrant was issued for his arrest. The reality TV star has been charged with animal cruelty. The Shade Room reports that Emanuel’s attorney, Christina Gill, said this …

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In a largely unarmed country, the Japanese are stunned by the murder of Abe

Japan struggled with shock and sadness on Friday, trying to come to terms with the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a country where guns are tightly regulated and political violence extremely rare. Abe was shot while giving a campaign speech on a street corner and taken to …

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Law enforcement officials say they had no prior knowledge of the white nationalist march in Boston

Activist Charles Morrell III told police he was thrown to the ground and kicked by members of the group outside the Back Bay train station, according to a police report. A photo by a photographer from the Boston Herald who circulated on social networks shows a walker pushing Morrell against …

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2022-07-05 | NYSE:INST | Press release

SALT LAKE CITY, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Instructure Holdings, Inc. (Instructure) (NYSE:INST), makers of the Canvas learning management system, today announced that they will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022 on Monday, August 1, 2022 after market close. Instructure will host a conference call …

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NJ’s ‘safe passage’ law to protect bikers and pedestrians faces education challenge

Summer is when people take to the streets on bikes, skateboards, scooters and on foot. But educating them and drivers about a recently enacted law in New Jersey on how to pass them safely got off to a slow start. The state Division of Highway Safety awarded a $78,342 grant …

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Guns in Paradise: Ruling Could Override Strict Hawaii Port Law

Kainoa Kaku, president of the Hawaii Rifle Association, checks one of his personal firearms as he discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling at his home June 23 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU — Megan Kau takes occasional week-long hunting trips to the …

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