Monthly Archives: September 2022

Exploring Ken Paxton’s Idiosyncratic View of Law

Ernesto Herrera is a bailiff in the state of Texas. On Monday morning, he went to the home of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (right) to serve him with two subpoenas ordering Paxton to appear in court the next day to give evidence in an action in legal action brought …

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Iran summons British and Norwegian envoys as unrest continues

Iran has summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors for what it said was interference and hostile media coverage of the nationwide unrest sparked by the death of a woman in the custody of vice police, the agency said on Sunday. ISNA semi-official press. Demonstrations that erupted more than a …

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Raptors’ Siakam supports law students in latest charity initiative

Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam wants to bridge the gap between young lawyers and organizations working for positive social change. (Photo via Metropolitan Toronto University) Pascal Siakam has become one of the best players in the NBA in recent years, highlighted by his selection to the All-NBA Third Team last …

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Strong women shouldn’t have to apologize for defying social norms

Strong women are often criticized by society for defying patriarchal norms and refusing to limit their existence to stereotypes. They are fearless, opinionated and know their rights well. Obviously, our patriarchal society feels intimidated by these strong women and wastes no time labeling them as rude, haughty and selfish. They …

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Democrats push for new election law; Key inflation problem for Americans

With the midterm elections just weeks away, Democrats are stepping up a last-ditch effort to change how campaigns work. They say it exposes black money, while Republicans call it an effort to federalize elections. Interest rates are expected to see another rate hike by the Federal Reserve this week. How …

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Top cop slams Illinois SAFE-T law — dubbed ‘purge law’ — as social experiment, hits 48-hour gap for missing perps

A FORMER police chief says the controversial ‘purge law’ would put people’s lives at risk and doesn’t want it to be used as a social experiment for bail reform. Illinois law calls for the end of statewide cash bail effective Jan. 1, 2023, and a provision that bars cops from …

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Court rules in favor of Texas social media regulation law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday in favor of a Texas law targeting big social media companies like Facebook and Twitter in a victory for Republicans who accuse the platforms of censoring the conservative discourse. But the ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals …

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We once had a law to defend human attention. It’s time for an update.

It’s not your imagination. Life really is noisier than it has ever been. Even though the shelter-in-place orders of 2020 have brought a temporary break from the cacophony, the trajectory of the modern world seems inexorable: more cars on the roads, planes in the sky, drones whirring, gadgets chiming, bustling …

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New England leader looks to a workforce free from adverse social norms that affect women and girls

Throughout her successes, her mother, whom she did not see again until 2005, always asked her: “What are you giving back? » Today, Ajakaiye is the founder and executive director of RISE Women’s Leadership Conference (Realizing Inspiration and Sustaining Excellence), a nonpartisan educational nonprofit in Providence that connects women from …

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A legal industry that made the Queen proud

This is a moment of enormous significance for the British people. The end of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign after 70 years on the throne somewhat overshadowed the change of Prime Minister in a time of national crisis. What Liz Truss and King Charles III inherit is a nation facing tough …

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Threats to local schools prompt law enforcement to act

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Two students have been arrested and charged in two separate cases of making threats to schools in the Bay District. Mosley High School and Hutchison Beach Elementary School were the two schools involved in the incidents. Mosely High’s principal informed parents that a student …

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Two-minute summary of competition law issues around the world – August 2022

Sony PlayStation is being sued for £5bn in a UK class action over price gouging Sony PlayStation is accused of abusing its dominant position by overcharging millions of gamers as well as developers and publishers for six years. Sony is alleged to have overcharged its products and services by charging …

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She-Hulk Episode 3 Raises Important Questions About Superhuman Law

She-Hulk: Lawyer has been entertaining so far, offering just the right amount of cameos from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. GHL&K’s Superhuman Law Division has tapped a superhero to be the face of the team, providing new insight into criminal cases involving people with superhuman abilities. This approach has raised important …

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How Social Norms Affect Heat Risk in Japan

A fogger in Sugamo, Tokyo. Christine Ro While eating unagi (eel) is a traditionally Japanese response to uncomfortable heat. Another is to install light, tinkling wind chimes, as some places did during Japan’s unprecedented 2022 summer heat waves. As with the eel, wind chimes have no obvious connection to cooling. …

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Journal Poll: A large majority think the law on pre-trial detention should change

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal According to a Journal poll, 85 percent of New Mexicans favor changing the law to make it easier for judges to hold people accused of certain violent crimes in jail until trial. While there are slight variations between political parties, state regions, and education levels, …

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