Sat.Jul 17, 2021

The Psychedelic Landscape: Pharma, Tech, Decrim, Other

HarrisBricken

We’ve been writing about psychedelics on this blog now for three years. I believe the first article I wrote covered Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Compass Pathway’s drug trial for COMP360, a psilocybin formulation that eventually was patented.

India court notes right to be forgotten for those acquitted of crimes as new fundamental right

JURIST

The High Court of Madras noted Friday that an accused person who is acquitted from all the charges is entitled to have their name redacted from all court orders in relation to the offences they were accused of in order to uphold their fundamental right to privacy.

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Undisclosed Mega-Update Thread 8

EvidenceProf Blog

On Friday, July 16, 2020, DA Keith Higgins moved to drop charges against Dennis Perry because the evidence doesn't support a case against Perry for the murders of Harold and Thelma Swain. Assuming the judge signs off on the motion

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Texas district court rules DACA unlawful

JURIST

A federal district court judge in the southern district of Texas ruled Friday that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was illegally created and issued a permanent injunction against the program.

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 Lethality of Free Speech: Biden Denounces Big Tech as “Killing People” By Not Censoring Speech

JonathanTurley

President Joe Biden slammed Big Tech companies this week for “killing people” by failing to engage in even greater censorship of free speech on issues related to the pandemic.

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Out Now: Gömann on the Internal Conflict-of-Laws Regime of the GDPR

Conflict of Laws

Since 2016, the European General Data Protection Regulation has been one of the most popular topics of discussion, academic and otherwise.

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Canadian military charges retired General Jonathan Vance with obstruction of justice

JURIST

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) charged Thursday retired Military General Jonathan Vance with obstruction of justice.

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“Interview: Marcia Coyle.”

HowAppealing

“Interview: Marcia Coyle.” ” Elise Spenner has this post at the “High School SCOTUS” blog

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UN human rights chief calls for immediate release of Cuban prisoners

JURIST

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called Friday for the immediate release of Cuban protesters and journalists who are being held by authorities in the aftermath of some of the largest protests Cuba has seen in decades.

Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

“Get To Know The Wyoming Supreme Court’s New Chief Justice”

HowAppealing

“Get To Know The Wyoming Supreme Court’s New Chief Justice”: Catherine Wheeler of Wyoming Public Radio has this interview with new Chief Justice Kate M. Fox of the Supreme Court of Wyoming

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Federal court rejects challenge to Michigan’s State Bar membership mandate

JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected Thursday a challenge to the mandatory membership requirements imposed by the State Bar of Michigan. Lucille Taylor, a lawyer from Michigan, challenged the state bar membership mandate on the grounds that it violates her freedom of association.

“State Supreme Court sides with recall campaign, draws Dunleavy’s ire; Gov calls for change to judicial selection”

HowAppealing

“State Supreme Court sides with recall campaign, draws Dunleavy’s ire; Gov calls for change to judicial selection”: Peter Segall of The Juneau Empire has this report. Yereth Rosen of Reuters reports that “ Alaska Supreme Court says recall campaign to oust governor can proceed.” ” And Celine Castronuovo of The Hill reports that “ Recall against Alaska governor can proceed, court says.”

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Germany loses case restricting the use of OPAL gas pipeline

JURIST

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) upheld Thursday a lower court ruling that restricted the increased flow of gas through Germany’s OPAL pipeline.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

The Gulf Shores: The Lodge and The Living With Hurricanes

JonathanTurley

In our final travel blog entry from the Gulf Shores, I wanted to discuss our hotel: The Lodge at Gulf Shores. There are a great variety of hotels and rental properties the area. However, the Lodge is one of the most interesting properties that you can choose.

US Capitol Police arrest leader of Black Congressional Caucus during protest

JURIST

The U.S. Capitol Police arrested Thursday nine individuals who were participating in a voting rights protest “in a prohibited area on Capitol Grounds.”

Voila! Let’s Arbitration! Blog Post-6: How to get interim relief in International Commercial Arbitration?

LexForti

In practice, the parties to a dispute often feel the need for interim measures in connection with an international commercial arbitration.

Planned Parenthood allowed to proceed with suit against Louisiana

JURIST

The Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday that two Planned Parenthood centers may pursue their claim to make Louisiana’s Department of Health “promptly rule” on one of the center’s applications for a license to operate as an abortion clinic, finding that the case fell under an exception to sovereign immunity.

UN Human Rights experts appealed Indian Govt to halt Khori Gaon demolitions

LexForti

The United Nations Human Rights experts have appealed Indian government to review its decision of razing Khori Gaon in Faridabad, Haryana, which would result in mass eviction of almost one lakh people, out of which 20,000 are children and 5,000 pregnant and breast-feeding women.

"FIND THE LIGHT" -- WITH GEORGE MACKAY

NewmanFerraraLLP

What an honor to have George MacKay (“1917"), and Craig McGinlay (“King Arthur”), on the set of my latest film, “FIND THE LIGHT.”

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US sanctions seven Chinese officials over Hong Kong democracy crackdowns

JURIST

The US Department of Treasury imposed Friday sanctions on seven Chinese government officials over the crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong.

"FIND THE LIGHT" -- WITH GEORGE MACKAY

NewmanFerraraLLP

What an honor to have George MacKay (“1917"), and Craig McGinlay (“King Arthur”), on the set of my latest film, “FIND THE LIGHT.”

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Amnesty report condemns Libya and EU for human rights abuse in detention camps

JURIST

Amnesty International released a report Thursday stating that migrants and refugees detained in Libyan detention centers face harrowing sexual violence from guards, including being forced to trade sex for clean food and water.

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Financial wellness tips | How Mary Kay shaped this lawyer’s career | Popehat’s take on Trump v. social media

LegalTalkNetwork

Other than clean living, among the things better addressed sooner than later, is financial health. This is true whether you’re swimming in debt or have money to burn.