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Human rights groups allege Palestine authorities torture dissident detainees

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According to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) published Thursday, “Palestinian authorities are systematically mistreating and torturing Palestinians in detention, including critics and opponents[.]”

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“Providers challenge abortion bans in Oklahoma Supreme Court”

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“Providers challenge abortion bans in Oklahoma Supreme Court”: Curtis Killman of The Tulsa World has this report

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Uzbekistan: protests take place in autonomous republic over proposed constitutional reform

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Protests broke out Friday in Nukus, capital of the autonomous republic of Karakalpakstan in Uzbekistan, over a proposed constitutional reform.

Clint Eastwood Secures $2m Win in Lawsuit Against CBD Marketing Company

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Clint Eastwood had earlier accused a California-based marketing company of misusing his image and likeness to promote cannabis-based products and oils. Verdicts & Settlements cannabis CBD clint eastwood eastwood lawsuit norok innovation

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Take Control of Your Contracts Without Wrecking the Budget

Manually managing contracts is time-consuming and leaves you prone to errors. Missed dates, overwritten versions, & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand what's right for you!

US jury finds former Argentina naval officer responsible for 1972 killings of political prisoners

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A jury in the US state of Miami Friday unanimously found an ex-Argentine naval officer responsible for the so-called Trelew Massacre of 1972. According to the 2020 complaint , in 1972 Bravo along with three other naval officers woke up 19 political prisoners detained at a Trelew naval base.

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New York passes new gun law in response to US Supreme Court ruling

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The state of New York, in an emergency session Friday, passed a new gun law in response to the US Supreme Court ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen , which struck down some key parts of the requirements for the carrying of concealed firearms in the state.

“‘Revolutionary’ high court term on abortion, guns and more”

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“‘Revolutionary’ high court term on abortion, guns and more”: Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report

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Texas and Ohio high courts allow state anti-abortion laws to take immediate effect

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The Texas and Ohio Supreme Courts Friday denied motions by state abortion providers seeking relief from the states’ now-effective anti-abortion laws.

“Abortion illegal in Texas again: Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume.”

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“Abortion illegal in Texas again: Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume.” ” Madlin Mekelburg of The Austin American-Statesman has this report. And Zach Despart of The Texas Tribune reports that “ Texas can enforce 1925 abortion ban, state Supreme Court says; The ruling Friday night exposes abortion providers to fines and lawsuits even before the state’s trigger law goes into effect.”

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Take Control Of Your Contracts Without Wrecking The Budget

Manually managing contracts is error-prone & time-consuming. Missed dates, overwritten versions & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand which features are right for you.

US Supreme Court to hear fraud case involving former Cuomo campaign manager

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The US Supreme Court Thursday announced that it would hear two related cases involving fraud during the October 2022 term. In Percoco v.

“The Conservative Supreme Court Has Arrived: From abortion and religion to guns and administrative law, ‘I don’t think Justice Thomas has ever had a better term,’ leading appellate litigator Paul Clement says.”

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“The Conservative Supreme Court Has Arrived: From abortion and religion to guns and administrative law, ‘I don’t think Justice Thomas has ever had a better term,’ leading appellate litigator Paul Clement says.” ” Nicholas Tomaino has this essay in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal

Florida Court Won’t Dismiss Petito Family’s Lawsuit Against Parents of Brian Laundrie

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The Petito family claims in their lawsuit that Brian Laundries' parents knew but refused to divulge that their son had murdered Gabby Petito. Lawsuits & Litigation brian laundrie crime gabby petito lawsuit murder

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“A firm’s split with its star gun-case lawyer shows what ails the left”

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“A firm’s split with its star gun-case lawyer shows what ails the left”: Columnist Megan McArdle has this essay online at The Washington Post

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Lawsuit Claims That Detroit Hospitals Are Unhygienic and Unsafe

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The two women behind the lawsuit say that a Detroit-area hospital and environmental services contracting company asked them to clean 28 rooms using five rags--including several towels that had already been used to wipe down toilets.

“US Supreme Court’s Tumultuous Term Ends With Guns, Roe and Protests; Conservative majority flexed its muscle with sweeping rulings; Legal landscape shifts on regulation, religion, other issues”

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“US Supreme Court’s Tumultuous Term Ends With Guns, Roe and Protests; Conservative majority flexed its muscle with sweeping rulings; Legal landscape shifts on regulation, religion, other issues”: Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report

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Last chance to register for the online summer course 2022 of the Hague Academy of International Law

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Tomorrow (3 July 2022) is your last chance to register for the online summer course 2022 of the Hague Academy of International Law (both public and private international law). Click here. More information is available here. The poster is available here.

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“America gets first taste of an originalist Supreme Court; Experts and justices alike are critiquing the conservative majority for an uneven application of their judicial philosophy”

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“America gets first taste of an originalist Supreme Court; Experts and justices alike are critiquing the conservative majority for an uneven application of their judicial philosophy”: Kelsey Reichmann of Courthouse News Service has this report

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

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American author Tom Robbins noted, “When we're incomplete, we're always searching for somebody to complete us. When, after a few years or a few months of a relationship, we find that we're still unfulfilled, we blame our partners and take up with somebody more promising.

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“With sweep and speed, Supreme Court’s conservatives ignite a new era; The term that ended this week is eliciting comparisons to the most striking in the high court’s 233-year history”

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“With sweep and speed, Supreme Court’s conservatives ignite a new era; The term that ended this week is eliciting comparisons to the most striking in the high court’s 233-year history”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report

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India: Taxation Of Lotteries By States In India - Vaish Associates Advocates

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Recently, the States of Karnataka, Kerala and others preferred an appeal before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India against the judgments of respective High Courts holding that the State Legislatures had no legislative

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“Supreme Court conservative majority flexed its muscle on God, guns, abortion, climate change”

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“Supreme Court conservative majority flexed its muscle on God, guns, abortion, climate change”: Alex Swoyer and Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times have this report

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10 Must-Have Features of Plaintiff Personal Injury Case Management Software

This free guide covers the “10 Must-have Features of Personal Injury Case Management Software” that trial attorneys and paralegals should have top of mind when deciding to choose (or switch) to a new legal software.

New York Passes Additional Gun Laws Certain to Trigger New Constitutional Challenges

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We have previously discussed how New York has proven the gift that keeps on giving for gun rights advocates. New York Democrats have passed a series of laws that led to catastrophic losses in federal court, including the recent major ruling in in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc.

“Supreme Court Marshal Asks Officials to End Protests at Justices’ Homes; One official criticized the request, saying that the federal government was primarily responsible for ensuring the safety of justices and their families”

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“Supreme Court Marshal Asks Officials to End Protests at Justices’ Homes; One official criticized the request, saying that the federal government was primarily responsible for ensuring the safety of justices and their families”: Aishvarya Kavi of The New York Times has this report. Jasmine Hilton and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post report that “ Supreme Court marshal asks Md., leaders to stop home protests.”

“Oklahoma plans to execute an inmate nearly every month until 2025”

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“Oklahoma plans to execute an inmate nearly every month until 2025”: Kim Bellware of The Washington Post has this report

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“The Supreme Court case voting rights experts say could bring ‘chaos’ to elections; The high court agreed to take up a North Carolina redistricting case as Republicans seek to remove a major check on the power of partisans to reshape election rules”

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“The Supreme Court case voting rights experts say could bring ‘chaos’ to elections; The high court agreed to take up a North Carolina redistricting case as Republicans seek to remove a major check on the power of partisans to reshape election rules”: Jane C. Timm of NBC News has this report

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The Law Firm Billing Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Automated Billing

This guide uncovers how automated billing creates efficient processes that optimize time, improve billing accuracy, and meet current client demands in the legal marketplace.