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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-cop to be tried on sex battery charges

A former San Diego police officer accused of groping several women during pat-down searches was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on felony and misdemeanor charges.Christopher Hays, 30, is accused of false imprisonment and sexual battery in his encounters ... [Published U-T San Diego - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rape convictions plunge in Germany

BERLIN – Rape victims in Germany are finding it increasingly difficult to see their assailants convicted, a national study released Thursday showed.Twenty years ago, the percentage of sexual violence cases leading to a guilty verdict and sentencing stood ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Rape, Conviction, Germany
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rape convictions fall sharply in Germany: study

Rape victims in Germany are finding it increasingly difficult to see their assailants convicted, a national study released Thursday showed.Twenty years ago, the percentage of reported sexual violence cases leading to a guilty verdict and sentencing was ... [Published Expatica Germany - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine Crisis and Asylum Seekers

Brooklyn, NY, April 17, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The recent confrontations in and over Ukraine inevitably caused a wave of Ukrainian citizens who would like to flee Ukraine or who do not wish to return there. While there is no doubt that the country’s political ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

THROWDOWN THURSDAY: The Truth About “Rape Culture”

By JULIUS KAIREYWe hear a lot about “rape culture” on college campuses nowadays. The basic idea behind the concept is that there is a widespread tolerance of rape at Cornell and other universities, largely because society teaches men to disregard the ... [Published Cornell Daily Sun - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

R.I. to seek life without parole for man accused of slaying a 2nd girlfriend

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – State Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin’s office will seek a sentence of life in prison without parole for a man who spent 18 years behind bars for killing a girlfriend in 1992 and now stands accused of slaying another girlfriend ... [Published Providence Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland simplifies rules for domestic violence victims seeking issuance of protective orders

CUMBERLAND — People seeking protective orders for domestic violence should have an easier time proving the case for issuing an order after Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law that changes the standard of proof used in court.Those seeking the orders ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Brendon Santalab Came Out Clean With No Charges

Western Sydney Wanderers striker Brendon Santalab was acquitted after being charged to incite racial abuse to Sydney FC's Ali Abbas on March 8 in an A-League match.Ali Abbas claimed that Santalab voiced some words against his religion, which further led ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Harvard Law School Yet to Complete Title IX Investigation from 2010 Complaint

Harvard continues to face questions about how the college handles sexual assault cases as the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights investigates a complaint filed against the Law School in 2010, according to The Harvard Crimson.The complaint ... [Published JD Journal - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Burdens And Standards Of Proof And Review

I expect that that most lawyers can explain the difference between the “burden of proof” and the “standard of proof”.  Some lawyers might be more challenged in distinguishing between “standard of proof” and “standard of “review”.  Others might struggle ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Homeowner struggles to cancel contract with alarm company

SALT LAKE CITY — Imagine making a contract with a company and to get out of it, all you have to do is contact the company. But, surprise — there's no way to reach the company. Is there a way to legally cancel when the company has no contacts?A Utah woman, ... [Published KSL-TV - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

President pardons 169 convicts

Moosa WaheedPresident Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has pardoned 169 convicts serving time in prison under the article 29 of the clemency act.President’s Office states that Clemency was granted to convicts based on their age, health, treatment they are ... [Published Miadhu News - Apr 01 2014]

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...As the genealogist Barnes asked after discovering this contemporary local report of the wedding, "If Ms. Warren’s parents eloped due to her mother being 'Cherokee and Delaware' and it was such a disgrace, why did they rush back to Wetumka the same day they  were married and proudly announce it to everyone?"
...It was of the "prima facie opinion that JCB by abusing their dominant position in the relevant market sought to stifle competition in the relevant market by denying market access and foreclosing entry of ‘Bull Smart’ in contravention of the provisions of Section 4 of the Act”."
"The outcome is a very significant endorsement of the robustness of the scientific methodologies applied by both the company and the independent reviewer and the substantial overall adequacy of the offsets package being offered."
"Since this ruling, there have been several cases in which prosecutors and courts have interpreted rape laws in a similarly rigid way" they said, noting that women's rights groups had launched a petition calling for legislative reform

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Ukraine Crisis and Asylum Seekers [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 17 2014]
THROWDOWN THURSDAY: The Truth About “Rape Culture” [Published Cornell Daily Sun - Apr 17 2014]
SMART resolution targets sexual assault at U.Va. [Published UV Cavalier Daily - Apr 17 2014]
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Missoula County attorney election: Pabst has 'c... [Published Missoulian - Apr 16 2014]
What happened to the Massachusetts exchange? [Published Not Running a Hospital - Apr 15 2014]
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Elizabeth Warren Offers Latest Version of Debun... [Published Breitbart Feed - 15 hours ago]
In her new autobiography, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) reiterates claims that her parents "eloped" despite the existence of a marriage certificate and contemporaneous press accounts of their wedding. Although the subject caused her a major headache ...
Ukraine Crisis and Asylum Seekers [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 17 2014]
Brooklyn, NY, April 17, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The recent confrontations in and over Ukraine inevitably caused a wave of Ukrainian citizens who would like to flee Ukraine or who do not wish to return there. While there is no doubt that the country’s political ...
What happened to the Massachusetts exchange? [Published Not Running a Hospital - Apr 15 2014]
In the "people's republic of Massachusetts," the Pioneer Institute often gets a bad rap as a conservative think tank.  The Democratic establishment does its best to ignore it, but I have found the Institute to do good work and raise issues in a thoughtful ...
[tt] [GRG] OldAbs: A Useless Principle = "Be Ca... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 12 2014]
To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:         This is a useless concept, except for the literary/philosopher types who seek to positionthemselves as "See how smart I am, fool; I told you so, and you didn't listen did ...
Harvard Law School Yet to Complete Title IX Inv... [Published JD Journal.com - Apr 08 2014]
  Harvard continues to face questions about how the college handles sexual assault cases as the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights investigates a complaint filed against the Law School in 2010, according to The Harvard Crimson. ...
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