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The first known legal test of the Mental Health Reform Act alleges that Virginia is failing to meet its expectations.

It is the first legal test of public mental health reform born out of tragedy, which experts say closed a loophole while straining an overburdened and understaffed system. The impacts of the so-called “bed of last resort” law, enacted in 2014 to prevent people in crisis from falling through the …

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Court (Rightly) Says Germany’s Social Media Censorship Law Goes Too Far

from A little common sense department Do you remember NetzDG? This is the German content moderation law that was a complete disaster from day one. It imposes all kinds of requirements on social media companies to remove unwanted content in a very short time. Other countries, such as Turkey, have …

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Jaymi Sterling Named Among The Daily Record’s 2022 Law Leaders

Annapolis, MD- Jaymi Sterling, Anne Arundel County Assistant District Attorney was announced as the only state attorney to receive the 2022 “Leaders in the Law Award” from the Daily Record and the Maryland State Bar Association. Awards are given in the following categories: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiators, JD Generation, In-House …

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Biden urges county leaders to use US bailout, infrastructure law funds

U.S. President Joe Biden urged county leaders to use funds from the U.S. bailout and the bipartisan Infrastructure Act during his address to the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference. Photo by Joshua Roberts/UPI Feb. 16 (UPI) — President Joe Biden addressed a group of Democratic and Republican county officials …

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Harris County Budget Rejects 82% of Law Enforcement Funding Request

Austin, TX, 25 seconds ago — In a 3-2 vote on the party line on Tuesday, the Harris County Court of Commissioners approved a budget plan for the next seven months and the following fiscal year that rejected most requests for funding the forces of the county order. Commissioners were …

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Law Enforcement for Abandoned Exes: Don’t Get Mad, Get Revenge

SABINE PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Law enforcement across the country, including three in Louisiana, have found a unique way to clean up their books with the added benefit of helping abandoned exes get revenge. The “Valentine’s Day Weekend Special,” first offered in 2021 by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office in …

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Law does not violate human rights in detention conditions, says Kazakhstan Human Rights Commissioner

NUR-SULTAN – All issues of violation of detainees’ human rights: ill-treatment, absence of lawyers and psychological pressure will be thoroughly investigated and dealt with accordingly, says Human Rights Commissioner of Kazakhstan , Elvira Azimova, in her appeal to Kazakh citizens on January 11. 27. Human Rights Commissioner of Kazakhstan, Elvira …

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Greene County Schools and Law Enforcement Steps Up Monitoring Threat of School Shooting

There are several individual systems for monitoring shooting threats in schools, but none of them are standardized across institutions. This can potentially lead to gaps for school officials or law enforcement, or even for institutions that double up on child maintenance. While the consequences are significant, educators say interventions are …

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EU plans law forcing tech companies to do more to tackle child abuse

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson gives a press conference following the EU High Level Forum on Protecting Afghans at Risk, at the European Commission, in Brussels, Belgium, October 7, 2021. Stephanie Lecocq / Pool via REUTERS / File photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register …

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Schools, law enforcement on TikTok issue threats of violence – CBS San Francisco

Faced with business depressed by pandemic, Bay Area restaurants struggle to stay openLast year, restaurants were getting ready to prepare holiday meals to go. This year, in-person meals are back, but the question is: how long can restaurateurs continue to serve? Andrea Nakano reports. (12-16-21) 6 minutes ago Schools and …

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Drilon contemplates law requiring social media platforms to reveal identity of ‘trolls’

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has asked for advice on a bill that would require social media platforms to reveal the identities of so-called “trolls” or anonymous online accounts. During a Senate committee on constitutional amendments and code review on Thursday, December 9, Drilon said that while …

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Law enforcement warns of robocalls and other scams this holiday season

It’s scam season. Local shoppers, especially those who shop online or over the phone, should be wary of suspicious calls from scammers masquerading as legitimate companies such as Amazon, Apple, or PayPal. People most often try to steal your money. “The most important thing is that if it sounds too …

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The police are struggling to find agents

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) – The Leon County Sheriff’s Office sworn in new officers on Friday afternoon. It comes after Governor Ron Desantis offered bonuses to first responders – trying to recruit officers. “My father is a cop. My mother is a cop. It therefore seemed fair to me to enter …

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Deadly Michigan school shooting baffles police as young suspect remains silent

Investigators sifted through a bloody crime scene and looked into surveillance video, social media and eyewitness accounts as they searched for clues as to what prompted a 15-year-old boy to embark on a crime scene. fatal shooting at his Detroit-area high school. The young suspect, whose name has not been …

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State Law Enforcement Agency Changes NHP Name to Nevada State Police Carson City Nevada News

If you’ve recently noticed references to the Nevada State Police instead of the Nevada Highway Patrol, you’re not alone. The Nevada Department of Public Safety changed its official designation for the Nevada Highway Patrol and other state law enforcement agencies to Nevada State Police. Authorized by the recent passage of …

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Private Texas Abortion Law Enforcement Rocks California Liberal Playbook | Editorial

Paul Kronenberg In the wake of the United States Arguments of the Supreme Court of private law enforcement in Texas, we can consider it the latest example of the cultural and economic clashes that have torn America apart. Liberals and conservatives have long concluded that the pursuit of ideological agendas …

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Experts fear Hong Kong’s new Doxxing law will punish opposition

HONG KONG – Experts say a controversial Hong Kong anti-online doxxing law that took effect in October will be used to punish opposition figures for revealing personal information about police and authorities, as well as to portray invasion of people’s privacy. The law criminalizes online behavior that involves the unauthorized …

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North Mexican gang shooting kills four

A car chase and shootout between gang members and law enforcement near Mexico’s northern border killed three members of the powerful Gulf cartel as well as a passerby, officials said on Saturday. The incident began on Friday evening in the border town of Matamoros, when military and police attempted to …

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Money, law and other noble lies | Michael C. Dorf | Verdict

Last week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blinked, allowing Congressional Democrats to vote to raise the debt ceiling enough to delay the looming global financial crisis until early December, when the US government will simultaneously run out of cash for ongoing operations and borrowing power. to pay past commitments. If …

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New social rules make competition harder for smaller players: experts

The new rules for social media intermediaries could increase compliance costs for gamers, making it difficult for small businesses to compete with bigger giants like Facebook, according to industry watchers. The new rules, announced last week, distinguish between “social media intermediaries” and “major social media intermediaries” with 50 lakh of …

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Social norms can spread like a virus

Social norms change as potential beachgoers stay at home. A view of empty Santa Monica beach in … [+] sunset due to the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Santa Monica, United States, March 27, 2020. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images For 90% of Americans now ordered to stay home …

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Do social norms determine whether laws work?

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Laws that go against social norms – the unwritten rules of acceptable behavior – are counterproductive, economists report. Social norms can change over time, such as Americans’ attitudes toward same-sex marriage and legal marijuana. …

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Laws can be ineffective if they don’t reflect social norms, Stanford researcher says

Stanford Report, November 24, 2014 Stanford economist Matthew O. Jackson says laws that ignore social norms can backfire, whether it’s taxes in 2014 or deadly duels in France in 1626. Through Clifton B. Parker Mike H / Shutterstock Economist Matthew Jackson said the laws against dueling were ineffective because they …

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Facebook, privacy and social norms – Utne

In July 2010, Pew Research Center published a reporton the online habits of Millennials. The experts involved in the study, whowere mostly academics and executives from companies like Google and Microsoft,concluded that social media will only grow in importance despite privacyconcerns. In particular, many have argued that sites like Facebook …

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