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UN Human Rights Council recognize sustainable environment as a human right

JURIST

The United Human Rights Council recognized a “ safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment” as a fundamental human right on Friday. .

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Write Like People Read

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People don’t read, they skim. If you want your clients to understand you, make it easy for them and write like people read. Have you noticed that the way you read websites, emails, text messages — even magazine and news articles — has changed over time?

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UN High Commissioner warns of imminent attack by Myanmar military

JURIST

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued a press release on Friday warning of the possibility of an imminent attack by the Myanmar military against its opponents.

Chicago Journalist Cancels Appearance With Blistering Response to DePaul’s Student Editors and Faculty Advisor

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Chicago Tribune journalist Eric Zorn is not going to speak at DePaul University after the student newspaper condemned him for “racism.”

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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.

California Genetic Information Privacy Act signed into law

JURIST

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 41, Genetic Information Privacy Act , into law on Wednesday, requiring direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to provide information and obtain consumers’ express consent regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data. “

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Afghanistan dispatches: ‘The Taliban have banned live music in hotels’

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, a lawyer in Kabul offers his observations and perspective on recent Taliban restrictions on music in public places.

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“Texas’ restrictive abortion law temporarily restored by federal appeals court”

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“Texas’ restrictive abortion law temporarily restored by federal appeals court”: Madlin Mekelburg of The Austin American-Statesman has this report. David Goodman of The New York Times reports that “ Most Abortions in Texas Are Banned Again After Court Ruling; A federal appeals court panel temporarily reinstated the law that bans most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy while it considers a district judge’s ruling.” ” Ann E.

India top court rules online education access cannot be denied to underprivileged children

JURIST

The Supreme Court of India ruled Friday that if the fundamental right to education under “Article 21A of the Constitution has to become a reality,” then the needs of underprivileged children “to receive adequate access to online education cannot be denied.”

“What abortion access looks like in America even before the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade”

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“What abortion access looks like in America even before the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade”: Tierney Sneed of CNN 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.

Violence and natural resource depletion linked in international report

JURIST

A report released Thursday states that the vicious cycle linking natural resource depletion and violence may have gone past the point of no return in some parts of planet, and will likely be exacerbated by climate change.

“Marathon bomber faces revived death sentence in high court”

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“Marathon bomber faces revived death sentence in high court”: Mark Sherman and Alanna Durkin Richer of The Associated Press have this report

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Fifth Circuit restores Texas abortion law two days after lower court blocked it

JURIST

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday has temporarily reinstated Texas’ six-week abortion ban after a lower court had blocked the law just two days earlier.

“Apple Filing Notice of Appeal in Epic Antitrust Case, Looks to Stay In-App Injunction; The iPhone maker wants a stay on judge’s order to open in-app communications that could allow cheaper payment options”

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“Apple Filing Notice of Appeal in Epic Antitrust Case, Looks to Stay In-App Injunction; The iPhone maker wants a stay on judge’s order to open in-app communications that could allow cheaper payment options”: Tim Higgins has this article in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal

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Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation, & Lindsay Harrison, Marketing Coordinator, Grand Pacific Resorts

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

Canada privacy regulator finds ID scanning technology at Alberta liquor stores are illegal

JURIST

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OPIC) of Canada published on Thursday the findings of its investigation into Alcanna Inc.’s ’s retail liquor stores in Alberta.

Conference Report: The Private Side of Transforming our World – UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the Role of Private International Law

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The Private Side of Transforming our World. UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030and the Role of Private International Law. September 9-11, 2021, Hamburg, Germany, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private International Law. By Madeleine Petersen Weiner and Mai-Lan Tran.

Turkey ratifies Paris climate agreement amidst unsettled reservations

JURIST

The Grand national assembly of Turkey ratified Wednesday the Paris agreement on climate change, a move coming nearly six years after it originally signed the agreement.

Lawsuit Challenges Utah’s Cash Bail System

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The lawsuit observes that cash-strapped Utah residents languish in jail while comparably wealthy people go free. Lawsuits & Litigation bail bail bond cash-bail inmate rights lawsuit news politics porter poverty Utah

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Dutch watchdog finds Apple’s in-app purchase rules are anti-competitive

JURIST

The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACA) found on Wednesday that the app store rules by Apple are anti-competitive due to regulations requiring software developers to use Apple’s in-app payments, according to a report by Reuters.

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The Industrial Relations Code, 2020

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Introduction. The Industrial Relations Code, 2020 is one of four Labour Codes included in the Central Government’s largest reform scheme in decades.

UNHRC appoints special rapporteur to monitor human rights in Afghanistan

JURIST

The UN Human Rights Council approved a resolution Thursday to appoint, for one year, a Special Rapporteur to monitor the status of human rights in Afghanistan as it evolves.

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Patently-O Bits and Bytes by Juvan Bonni

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Recent Headlines in the IP World: Ahmar Khan: Canada Lacks ‘Political Will’ to Waive COVID-19 Vaccine Patents, Bolivian Minister Says (Source: Global News). Andreas Curkovic: Psygen Announces That Psilocybin from Its Patent-Pending Process Has Been Used in Human Trial (Source: Yahoo Finance). Blake Brittain: Apple Loses (and Wins) Rulings in ‘Home Button’ Patent Dispute (Source: Reuters).

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

“The Trump Court and The Roberts Court: What the data about decisions can tell us about the new Supreme Court term.”

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“The Trump Court and The Roberts Court: What the data about decisions can tell us about the new Supreme Court term.” ” Professor Lee Epstein is Dahlia Lithwick’s guest on today’s new episode of Slate’s “Amicus” podcast

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