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Social Sciences - Law/Forensics
10.04.2018
World-leading expert in slavery perpetrators joins Nottingham
PA 58/18 The Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham has welcomed a world-leading expert on modern slavery perpetrators as its latest recruit.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Law/Forensics
30.03.2018
Case questions climate change culpability
A closely watched federal trial pitting two cities against major oil companies has taken surprising and unorthodox turns. Stanford researchers examine the case, which could reshape the landscape of legal claims for climate change-related damages. A judge in California took an unusual step in trying to untangle who is to blame for increasingly frequent droughts, floods and other climate change-related extreme weather.
Law/Forensics
21.03.2018
New research centre to focus on the stateless
Australian researchers will focus on the plight, rights and status of stateless people at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness , which will be launched at Melbourne Law School on Monday 26 March 2018.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
14.03.2018
Law/Forensics - Medicine/Pharmacology
13.03.2018
Gun laws stopped mass shootings in Australia
The odds that a 22-year absence of mass shootings in Australia since 1996 gun reforms are due to chance are one in 200,000, new research reveals. Published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine , scholars at the University of Sydney and Macquarie University used mathematical techniques to test the null hypothesis that the rate of mass shootings in Australia before and after the 1996 law reforms is unchanged.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Law/Forensics
09.03.2018
Meeting showcases women in data science
If federal plans move forward, most U.S. coastal waters would be open to offshore oil drilling.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Law/Forensics
09.03.2018
California contemplates expansion of offshore oil drilling
If federal plans move forward, most U.S. coastal waters would be open to offshore oil drilling.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
06.03.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
05.03.2018
Innovation/Technology - Law/Forensics
01.03.2018
Bringing meaningful technologies to market
Matthew Chun understands the difficulty of bringing new technologies from conception to market. The MIT senior and Rhodes Scholar co-founded Need-A-Knee, LLC his sophomore year, after working on a class project to invent a prosthetic device that helps above-knee amputees sit cross-legged.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
23.02.2018
Warning over claims that medical cannabis cuts opioid use
Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University of Queensland drug abuse expert.
Sport Sciences - Law/Forensics
22.02.2018
Law/Forensics - Careers/Employment
16.02.2018
Law/Forensics - Business/Economics
08.02.2018
History/Archeology - Law/Forensics
01.02.2018
U-M expert discusses Poland’s Holocaust speech law
FACULTY Q&A Poland's Senate has approved draft legislation that would penalize language suggesting that the country was complicit in the Holocaust.
Law/Forensics - Social Sciences
27.01.2018
Human Rights’ Policy at Ghent University
For this reason the board recently approved a human rights charter, which includes a checklist (impact assessment) for prospective supervisors to assess whether their project or cooperation idea shou
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
10.01.2018
Houston Must Overhaul its Apartment Safety Programs
It is a renter's nightmare: You wake up to find raw sewage flooding your apartment. In a well-functioning city government, a call to 311 quickly brings a city inspector to assess the situation, followed by swift enforcement if the landlord refuses to fix the issue.
Law/Forensics - 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/Forensics
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/Forensics
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/Forensics - Administration/Government
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/Forensics - Administration/Government
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/Forensics - Careers/Employment
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/Forensics
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
04.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
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/Mechanics - Law/Forensics
01.12.2017
Law/Forensics - Environment/Sustainable Development
29.11.2017
Administration/Government - Law/Forensics
28.11.2017
Careers/Employment - Law/Forensics
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.” Thomas spoke with News Bure
Law/Forensics - 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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
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/Forensics - History/Archeology
21.11.2017
Law/Forensics - Medicine/Pharmacology
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/Forensics - 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/Forensics - Medicine/Pharmacology
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/Forensics - 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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Law/Forensics
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.
Business/Economics - Law/Forensics
08.11.2017
Philosophy - Law/Forensics
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/Forensics
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.
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