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Law - 23.12.2017

Law - Social Sciences - 22.12.2017
MIT custodian Francisco Rodriguez released from detention
MIT custodian Francisco Rodriguez released from detention
After being held in detention for more than five months by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), MIT custodian and father of four Francisco Rodriguez will be spending Christmas at home with his family.

Law - 19.12.2017
War of words and slavery in modern Brazil
ANN ARBOR-What constitutes slave labor in Brazil? What does it mean to say that a worker has been enslaved? That's a topic of current debate between Brazilian officials and human rights advocates, an

Social Sciences - Law - 14.12.2017
American cities with large Hispanic populations are less likely to police the police
How individual police forces treat those that they suspect of being illegal immigrants varies greatly from one city to the next in the U.S. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the police depart

Law - Administration - 11.12.2017
Ontario Should Revise Discriminatory Policy Against Refugee Drivers
Allow experienced drivers from war-torn countries to skip driving-test waiting period similar to other newcomers in Ontario Toronto, ON - Ontario's Ministry of Transportation should revise its policy

Law - Social Sciences - 10.12.2017

Law - Career - 07.12.2017
What keeps women from reporting sexual harassment?
What keeps women from reporting sexual harassment?
New accounts of sexual harassment by powerful men appear almost daily.

Social Sciences - Law - 07.12.2017
Human Rights Day: Aronson Helps Put Focus on Scientific Freedom
International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, has a scientific focus this year. It coincides with the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) recently released scientific freedom and responsibility statement, promoting scientific freedom and scientific responsibility.

Law - 04.12.2017

Law - Social Sciences - 03.12.2017

Health - Law - 01.12.2017
University pays tribute to Aboriginal activist Solomon Bellear
Following the recent passing of Aboriginal leader and activist Mr Solomon Bellear, the University of Sydney pays respect to the local Aboriginal leader and activist.

Mechanical Engineering - Law - 01.12.2017

Career - Law - 27.11.2017
What role do judges play in employment harassment cases?
What role do judges play in employment harassment cases?
Suja Thomas is the Peer and Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law at Illinois and co-author of the book "Unequal: How America's Courts Undermine Discrimination Law.

Law - Media - 27.11.2017
After 40 Years, Copyright Law Needs To Be Tweaked
Copyright laws have been fundamental to American culture since the founding of our nation - they are one of the specific powers granted to Congress under the Constitution.

Health - Law - 23.11.2017
Tackling the global post-code lottery: new research explores how law can help tackle health epidemics
Research from the University of Warwick is set to improve global health by helping lawyers to think more strategically about the ways in which the law can be used to improve access to life-saving medicines.

Law - Health - 20.11.2017
Book by Profs. Martha Nussbaum and Saul Levmore examines aging thoughtfully
Professors Martha C. Nussbaum and Saul Levmore, the authors of "Aging Thoughtfully: Conversations About Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, & Regret.

Law - Social Sciences - 15.11.2017
ANU experts discuss Marriage Law Postal Survey results
ANU experts have given their opinion on today's historic Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey result and its implications for Australia.

Law - Health - 14.11.2017
Outdated housing laws need 'desperate reform' in the wake of Grenfell
Outdated housing laws need ’desperate reform’ in the wake of Grenfell
Housing laws are 'out-dated, complex and patchily enforced', according to a major new report which calls for a new Housing Act to be introduced in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.

Law - Social Sciences - 13.11.2017
Paper: 'No money down' bankruptcies prevalent among the poor, minorities
Paper: ’No money down’ bankruptcies prevalent among the poor, minorities
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper from a University of Illinois law professor who studies consumer credit issues examines the breakdown in access to justice among the poor and minorities in the bankruptcy system, from which about 1 million Americans will seek help this year.

Health - Law - 13.11.2017
Texans Lose After Lawmakers Defund Minority Health Office
During the past legislative session, Texas lawmakers cancelled funding for the Office of Minority Health Statistics and Engagement (OMHSE) beyond Sept.

Economics / Business - Law - 08.11.2017

Philosophy - Law - 06.11.2017
Questioning the ethics of Euroscepticism
Questioning the ethics of Euroscepticism
In a UCL Lunch Hour Lecture delivered last week, Professor George Letsas, a specialist in the philosophy of law and human rights from UCL laws, set out some of the ethical underpinnings of the Brexit debate.

Law - 02.11.2017
Prof. Stephanos Bibas confirmed by Senate, will join U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Thursday, November 2, 2017 Today, the United States Senate confirmed Stephanos Bibas, Professor of Law and Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Director of Penn Law's Supreme Court Clinic, for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Environment - Law - 31.10.2017
Challenges and oppotunties for EU energy policy
Challenges and oppotunties for EU energy policy
A new book from QMUL's Professor Rafael Leal-Arcas presents, for the first time, a comprehensive overview of the most important research and latest trends in EU energy law and policy.

Law - Economics / Business - 30.10.2017
Sir William Blair appointed as Professor of Financial Law and Ethics at Queen Mary
Sir William Blair appointed as Professor of Financial Law and Ethics at Queen Mary
Sir William Blair has joined the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) as Professor of Financial Law and Ethics.

Law - 30.10.2017
Citizenship seven: understanding the High Court’s ruling
Professor Mary Crock of Sydney Law School unpacks the High Court's landmark judgment on dual citizenship and eligibility for parliament.

Law - Career - 26.10.2017
Nearly 235 million women worldwide lack legal protections from sexual harassment at work
Nearly 235 million women worldwide lack legal protections from sexual harassment at work
More than one-third of the world's countries do not have any laws prohibiting sexual harassment at work, leaving nearly 235 million working women without this important protection.

Physics - Law - 20.10.2017
Researchers help inspire Scotland’s new laws to ban smacking
The decision by the Scottish government to ban smacking has been welcomed by UCL researchers whose report into the damage caused to children by physical punishment played a key part in framing the proposed new legislation. The research in 2015 by Anja Heilmann, Yvonne Kelly and Richard Watt from the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care showed that there was ample evidence that physical punishment can damage children and escalate into physical abuse.

Health - Law - 20.10.2017
What we need from drugs that are meant to end life
Which drugs should be used to end life if euthanasia is legalised in Victoria? Dr Betty Chaar and Sami Isaac from the Faculty of Pharmacy explain in The Conversation.

Law - Career - 19.10.2017
Durham Law School tackles unacceptable working practices
Durham Law School tackles unacceptable working practices
According to the UN's International Labour Organization (ILO), only one quarter of workers worldwide has a stable employment relationship.

Law - Health - 19.10.2017
Boy, girl... or intersex? Law and gender
Boy, girl... or intersex? Law and gender
Boy or girl? This is one of the first questions all new parents are asked. In a small percentage of cases, the answer isn't straightforward: the child is intersex.

Law - Health - 19.10.2017
Boy or girl? Law, gender and being born intersex
Boy or girl? Law, gender and being born intersex
Boy or girl? This is one of the first questions all new parents are asked. In a small percentage of cases, the answer isn't straightforward: the child is intersex.
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