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Social Sciences - Law - 02.08.2010
Researchers document human toll of violence in Central African Republic
Researchers document human toll of violence in Central African Republic
Interviewers prepare their PDA devices before heading out into the field. The researchers adapted smartphones to help record interview responses in the Central African Republic, the first time such technology was used to conduct surveys in the country.

Law - Media - 29.07.2010
Paul Keating to speak on privacy in the age of new media
Former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating will consider the issue of privacy in the age of new media in a lecture hosted by the University of Melbourne's Centre for Advanced Journalism next Wednesday 4 August.

History / Archeology - Law - 28.07.2010

Law - 27.07.2010

Law - 25.07.2010
Exposé on Mexican justice system produced by two Berkeley grad students to air July 27
BERKELEY — On Tuesday, July 27, the PBS POV documentary series will air "Presumed Guilty", a riveting examination of the Mexican judicial system created by UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy doctoral candidates Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete.

Environment - Law - 19.07.2010
Strauss Center partners with African organization
AUSTIN, Texas — The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin has formed a partnership with the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Africa's leading applied policy research institute, it was announced today. The Institute for Security Studies has a reputation as the premier think tank on security issues in Africa.

Health - Law - 16.07.2010
World leading scientists among 2010 honours
World leading scientists among 2010 honours
Liverpool, UK - 16 July 2010: The scientist who discovered the trigger behind the development of half of human cancers is among nine esteemed figures to receive honorary degrees from the University of Liverpool next week.

Health - Law - 13.07.2010
Workplace safety at risk due to deregulation of health and safety policies
Workplace safety at risk due to deregulation of health and safety policies
Liverpool, UK - 13 July 2010: A report by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University has found that workplace safety has been put at risk due to changes in health and safety policies over the past decade. The report, 'Regulatory Surrender: death, injury and the non-enforcement of law', reveals that policy changes have affected the ability of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) to enforce health and safety law.

Health - Law - 13.07.2010
Poll: New Yorkers favor legalizing medical marijuana but are skeptical about gas drilling
Two thirds (64 percent) of New Yorkers favor legalizing medical marijuana. More than half are leery of natural gas drilling in the state, according to the 2010 Empire State Poll from Cornell's Survey Research Institute.

Law - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.07.2010
U of M Recognizes 2010 Farm Families of the Year
Media Note: Photographs of families who attend the Aug. 5 recognition ceremony will be posted to http://mnfarmfamilies.cfans.umn.edu after Aug.

Law - Economics / Business - 09.07.2010
In the dock: how are international judges chosen?
In the dock: how are international judges chosen?
In his latest book UCL's Professor Philippe Sands uncovers the obscure, 'cattle market-like' processes at play in selecting some of the world's most influential judges.

Economics / Business - Law - 08.07.2010
Competition will strengthen Europe's digital economy
Competition will strengthen Europe’s digital economy
Competition is key to nurturing Europe's digital economy, according to Joaquín Almunia, the European Commission's Competition Commissioner, who spoke at a UCL event yesterday.

History / Archeology - Law - 07.07.2010

Law - Social Sciences - 06.07.2010

Law - Social Sciences - 05.07.2010
McGill to host second Echenberg Family Conference: The Global Conference on Human Rights and Diverse Societies
McGill to host second Echenberg Family Conference: The Global Conference on Human Rights and Diverse Societies The McGill University Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is delighted to announ

Law - 01.07.2010
Inside Story: Peace or ceasefire?
Inside Story: Peace or ceasefire?
Mourners gather in Warsaw after the air crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and other senior officials in April, precipitating the current election campaign.

Physics - Law - 01.07.2010
Laws of physics to blame for World Cup woes
Laws of physics to blame for World Cup woes
He's blamed altitude and a lack of winter break in the Premiere League, but perhaps Fabio Capello should be citing the laws of physics in explaining England's dismal performance in the 2010 World Cup.

Law - 28.06.2010
No River No problem. You can still punt to the ball….
No River No problem. You can still punt to the ball….
Sidney Sussex students used their ingenuity to full effect at this year's May Ball to ensure that being land-locked didn't mean no punting at the party.

Chemistry - Law - 25.06.2010
Visitors go detective using 'chemical photography' at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition
Visitors go detective using ’chemical photography’ at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition
Scientists invite visitors to play super sleuth using CSI-style to discover microscopic traces of chemicals in fingerprints - News Release For Immediate Release: Friday 25 June 2010 Scientists will in

Chemistry - Law - 24.06.2010
Visitors go detective using 'chemical photography' at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition
Visitors go detective using ’chemical photography’ at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition
Visitors go detective using 'chemical photography' at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition Scientists invite visitors to play super sleuth using CSI-style to discover microscopic traces of che

Law - Health - 22.06.2010
Epidemic played large role in shift of attitudes on abortion, author says
Epidemic played large role in shift of attitudes on abortion, author says
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Before Roe v. Wade, there was - German measles.

Linguistics / Literature - Law - 22.06.2010

Administration - Law - 16.06.2010
Panel issues report on November 2009 protest response
In the wake of the protest activities in and around Wheeler Hall on November 20, 2009, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and Associate Vice Chancellor Ron Coley commissioned the campus's independent Police

Law - Social Sciences - 15.06.2010
Philip Selznick, leading scholar in sociology and law, dies at 91
Philip Selznick, leading scholar in sociology and law, dies at 91
BERKELEY — Philip Selznick, professor emeritus of law and sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a leading expert in the sociology of both law and organizations, died Saturday, June 12.

Law - 15.06.2010
Home loan exit fees sting consumers
Home owners with loans from finance companies that are not banks, credit unions or building societies are slugged with exit fees up to 350% higher than other home owners with loans, according to a new University of Melbourne study.

Law - Social Sciences - 14.06.2010
New web forum shames states’ crimes
New web forum shames states’ crimes
New web forum shames states’ crimes 15 Jun 2010, PR 135/10 The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) was launched at King's College London to create a single web forum at www.StateCrime&

Law - Health - 14.06.2010
The science - and art - of forensics
The UN's chief scientific advisor, who was senior forensics advisor for exhumations in both Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia in 1996 and subsequently directed investigations for the Special Court of Sierra Leone, has spoken at a conference on Forensics hosted by The University of Manchester.

Law - History / Archeology - 11.06.2010

Law - Economics / Business - 07.06.2010
Study: Effects of welfare reform are mixed for poor families
Since Congress enacted welfare reform in 1996, thousands of single mothers have gone off welfare and found jobs, and child poverty rates have dropped slightly. Yet there is also evidence that the poorest families are now worse off as they have less income than when they were on welfare. Such mixed results appear frequently in trying to understand the law's consequences, concludes Cornell researcher Rachel Dunifon in a review of more than 100 studies of welfare reform commissioned by the Pew Charitable Trusts' Economic Mobility Project.

Law - 07.06.2010
A private matter
A private matter
A leading investigative journalist, the former head of the 10 Downing Street Policy Unit and a leading public philosopher and crossbench peer will discuss these issues at a major public event at the University of Leeds this month.

Linguistics / Literature - Law - 03.06.2010

Law - Linguistics / Literature - 27.05.2010

Law - History / Archeology - 24.05.2010
Changing war crimes prosecutions
Changing war crimes prosecutions
PA 118/2010 The International Criminal Court (ICC) will make history next week when its supporting States meet in Uganda to consider adding a new crime to the range of offences it can currently prosecute.

Law - Physics - 11.05.2010
Redefining electrical current law with the transistor laser
Redefining electrical current law with the transistor laser
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. While the laws of physics weren?t made to be broken, sometimes they need revision. A major current law has been rewritten thanks to the three-port transistor laser, developed by Milton Feng and Nick Holonyak Jr. at the University of Illinois. With the transistor laser, researchers can explore the behavior of photons, electrons and semiconductors.

Law - 10.05.2010
Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation visits Stanford Law School
Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation visits Stanford Law School
The visit offered a glimpse of a different approach to justice, as the court heard arguments in a case involving a fatal traffic accident on a highway in Navajo Territory.
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