UN expert urges UAE government to release human rights defenders

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Other allegations against the government include torture through a prolonged period of solitary confinement, turning off air conditioning in high-temperature conditions, and covering windows to prevent prisoners from seeing sunlight. The UAE government has not responded to the statement.

Canada indigenous community signs agreement with government to reclaim child welfare jurisdiction

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The Cowessess First Nation became the first Canadian Indigenous community on Tuesday to sign an agreement with the Canadian and Saskatchewan governments under Canada’s landmark Bill C-92 passed in 2019.

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US government watchdog finds federal use of artificial intelligence poses threat to federal agencies and public

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The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a public report Tuesday stating that most federal agencies that use facial recognition technology systems are unaware of the “privacy and accuracy-related risks” that such systems pose to federal agencies and the American public.

India government introduces bill giving state governments power to specify SEBCs

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The Central Government of India introduced Monday a bill that would empower state governments to specify socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs) in the Lok Sabha (House of the People).

UK government introduces maternity leave for cabinet ministers

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The UK government presented a bill Thursday that, if passed, will give the Prime Minister the power to give ministers six months’ maternity leave. ” The bill will ensure that Braverman remains a member of the government whilst on maternity leave.

New Zealand government introduces bill prohibiting LGBTQ conversion therapy

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The New Zealand government introduced a bill in the country’s parliament Friday that criminalizes conversion practices targeted at LGBTQ+ people to deter the performance of such practices.

Making The Jump From Government Practice To Law Firm Partnership [Sponsored]

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Government practice enables attorneys to improve public policy and promote justice, contributing directly to our collective well-being. But for many attorneys, government practice will be just one phase of a longer, multifaceted career.

Nepal dispatches: government of Nepal moves to decriminalize abortion in response to rights campaign

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After years of advocacy by women’s rights groups, the Government of Nepal has agreed to decriminalize abortion and protect the sexual and reproductive health rights of women and girls.

France court finds government liable for climate change inaction

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How Fast Do Cars Have To Be Before The Government Controls Their Speed?

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Are speed-limiting laws an abuse of government power in its growing effort to micromanage our lives or are they justified in the name of public safety? Government Automobiles Steven Chung Technology Traffic Laws

India government to allow women into national defence academy

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The central government informed the Indian Supreme Court Wednesday that the armed forces have “themselves decided” to induct women into the military through the National Defence Academy for permanent commission.

How to Write a Correct Request to Government Agencies

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Business FOIA government departments request letters unanswered request letters writing to government agenciesWhen writing your request, be attentive to all the details. Make sure you are going to contact the right agency since this is already half the success.

Greece government submits bill to parliament for doubling territorial waters

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The Greek government submitted a bill to the country’s Hellenic Parliament Friday in an attempt to increase its territorial waters. The bill must now be passed by the Hellenic Parliament and will come into force upon publication in the government gazette.

Ousted Myanmar leaders form parallel national unity government to challenge military junta

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It advises international parliaments and diplomats to contact it, saying it will be responsible for forming a government and working with the United Nations as well as other members of the international community.

Zimbabwe government appeals ruling that denied chief justice term extension

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The Attorney General of Zimbabwe filed an appeal Monday with the nation’s Supreme Court after the High Court’s recent ruling against the government.

John Pierce’s Jan 6 Clients Being Repped In Court By NOT A LAWYER. The Government Noticed.

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Government Capitol riot COVID-19 John PierceAlso Pierce refused the vax and has COVID. Maybe???

Government Strike Force Cracks Down on Medicare Fraud

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Canada government proposes new framework to address harmful online content

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The Canadian Liberal government has proposed a new legislative and regulatory framework to address harmful content through social media platforms and online communications.

India court asks central government to bring separate law for premier investigating agency

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The Madras high court issued an order Tuesday directing the central government to consider enacting separate legislation providing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a statutory status.

Government Accuses Paksn of Kickback Scheme

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The Shadow State: Embracing Corporations As Surrogates For Government Action

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Below is my column on the expanding role of corporations as surrogates for the federal government. That call is being supported by a growing list of Democratic members, journalists, and academics who have discovered the advantages of shared corporate governance.

Journalists petition Supreme Court of India citing privacy violations, cyber attack by government

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They argued that unauthorized surveillance through such sophisticated software violates the fundamental right to privacy and deters informants or whistleblowers from coming forward and highlighting wrongdoings at various levels of government.

New Zealand government formally apologizes for historic racist policing

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The apology concerned the Dawn Raids , a government initiative to deport persons for immigration offenses during the 1970s. The government had not apologized to Pacific peoples prior to Sunday’s apology.

Canada dispatches: counter to Alberta government policy, Calgary sports teams and universities embrace vaccine mandates

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As of now, the Alberta provincial government has yet to release a statement on the actions of Alberta’s professional man’s sports teams. The Alberta government has a history of not abating these fears. [Ian Profiri is JURIST’s Staff Correspondent for Canada.

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Why Property Owners Should Retain an Eminent Domain Lawyer When Faced with a Government Taking

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The government has experienced lawyers on their side, and so should you. Lawsuits & Litigation eminent domain attorneys eminent domain lawyers eminent domain taking government taking government taking property

India court orders Delhi government to enforce promise made at press conference

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The High Court of Delhi ruled Thursday that a promise made by the Chief Minister of State during a press conference is an enforceable promise that has to be implemented by the government. As a result, central and state governments announced various schemes to assist daily-wage workers.

Lawsuit Accusing Saudi Government of Complicity in 9/11 Attacks Takes Step Forward

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Chinese Government Limits Access To Online Video Games To 3 Hours Per Week For Children And Teenagers

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Government China Steven Chung Technology Video GamesChinese gaming companies will be responsible for enforcing this rule.

University of Miami Settles Government Medicare Fraud Case

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Canada dispatches: Alberta government declares public health emergency to protect healthcare system amid Covid surge

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Late Wednesday evening, the Alberta government surprised Albertans by declaring a State of Public Health Emergency in a purported effort to protect what has become a fragile healthcare system in the wake of the fourth wave of Covid-19. Ian Profiri is JURIST’s Staff Correspondent for Canada.

India state government pushes ahead with law banning cow slaughter

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The Karnataka state government in India decided Monday to promulgate an ordinance to bring the Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill, 2020 into effect to curb the slaughter of cows in the state.

Canada dispatches: citing environmental concerns, federal government ends controversial Grassy Mountain coal project

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In a press release issued alongside the Minister’s statement, the Government of Canada said it “has determined [the significant adverse] effects are not justified in the circumstance and therefore, the project cannot proceed”. [Ian Profiri is JURIST’s Staff Correspondent for Canada.

UK law firm seeks judicial review on government hotel quarantine rules

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UK law firm PGMBM initiated court proceedings on Monday against the government over the Hotel Quarantine Policy , requiring that returners from “red list countries” quarantine for 11 days in a hotel to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Kenya court suspends government’s move to close refugee camps

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Kenya’s high court issued a 30-day stay order Thursday suspending a move by the government to close the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps housing hundreds of thousands of refugees from war-torn neighboring countries such as Somalia. The case arose after Kenya’s Interior Minster Fred Matiang’i announced the government’s desire to close the Dadaab and Kakuma camps.

Ex-government Employee Admits to Sexual Abuse Allegations

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One-time government agent, Brian Raymond, pleads guilty to sex abuse. Featured Article Investigations Brian Raymond Department of justice DOJ guilty images investigation Justice department Mexico Mexico City nude photographs searches sex abuse sexual abuse victim

India government: Twitter no longer enjoys immunity for user-generated content

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The government of India stated in an affidavit on Tuesday that US microblogging platform Twitter has lost its legal immunity against claims arising from user-generated content due to its failure to comply with the country’s new technology rules.

Australia court rules government has duty to protect youth from climate change

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The Federal Court of Australia ruled Thursday that the Minister for Environment, Sussan Ley, and the wider government, has a duty of care to protect Australia’s youth from the climate crisis.

France’s Council of State orders government to accelerate Paris Agreement climate commitments

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The French Council of State ( Conseil d’Etat ) ordered the country’s federal government to take accelerated action against climate change on Thursday, threatening possible fines for noncompliance. ” The government remained silent.

Rwanda government report assigns responsibility to France for enabling 1994 Rwandan Genocide

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The French government bears significant responsibility for enabling the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, according to a Monday report from the Rwandan government.

Justices request government’s views on Harvard affirmative-action dispute

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Share The Supreme Court on Monday asked the federal government to weigh in on whether the justices should once again wade into the battle over affirmative action. The justices considered the case for the first time at their conference on June 10 before calling for the government’s views.