Day: April 1, 2020

In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

The following is a guest post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, foreign law specialist for the United Kingdom at the Law Library of Congress. This is the second post in a two part series. To read the first post, click here.

Parliamentary Actions and Activities

A Parliamentary Committee for Women’s Suffrage was established in December 1893 as a non-party organization to provide women with the vote and worked to promote all bills and amendments that would help this cause. By 1897 the Committee had 31 members and at this time it became a Conservative Party committee.

In the years 1910-1912, the government considered various Conciliation Bills, which were introduced by backbench members of Parliament and would have provided some women who owned property with the right to vote, but none were enacted. In 1913, the Women’s Suffrage Bill was introduced as a private members bill, but did not make it past the

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DEATH BY GOVERNMENT: GENOCIDE AND MASS MURDER

DEATH BY GOVERNMENT: GENOCIDE AND MASS MURDER
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By R.J. Rummel

New Brunswick, N.J.:
Transaction Publishers, 1994.


Truth will come to light; murder cannot be hid long
—-Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice


CONTENTS


Figures and Tables
Forward (by Irving Louis Horowitz) Preface Acknowledgments

1. 169,202,000 Murdered: Summary and Conclusions [20th Century Democide]

I BACKGROUND

2. The New Concept of Democide [Definition of Democide]
3. Over 133,147,000 Murdered: Pre-Twentieth Century Democide

II 128,168,000 VICTIMS: THE DEKA-MEGAMURDERERS

4. 61,911,000 Murdered: The Soviet Gulag State
5. 35,236,000 Murdered: The Communist Chinese Ant Hill
6. 20,946,000 Murdered: The Nazi Genocide State
7. 10,214,000 Murdered: The Depraved Nationalist Regime

III 19,178,000 VICTIMS: THE LESSER MEGA-MURDERERS

8. 5,964,000 Murdered: Japan’s Savage Military
9. 2,035,000 Murdered: The Khmer Rouge Hell State
10. 1,883,000 Murdered: Turkey’s Genocidal Purges

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Government

 

City Council

The City of Boulder has a council-manager form of government where the elected City Council sets policies and the council-appointed city manager administers them.

 




 

 

City Departments

From providing clean drinking water to keeping the public safe, departments and divisions are responsible for city services and operations.

 


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What Are the Different Types of Law? (with pictures)

anon1002193
Post 7

What do you need for Criminal Law?

jessiwan
Post 5

I have a question: what is the difference between laws that forbid things like rape and murder, and laws that for example, says you have to drive on the right side of the road, instead of the left side? Basically the first kind of laws deal with people’s inborn sense of what’s right and what’s wrong, and the second kind that deals with things that people need to be told.

BabaB
Post 4

I wasn’t clear on exactly what tort law was, so I looked it up and I’ll share a little about it.

A tort is an action against someone else that involves some kind of damage to them – it can be physical damage or damage to their reputation, or economic damage. If you are just fooling around with a baseball bat and hit someone

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Center for Sport, Peace, and Society

CSPS helps global leaders develop innovative solutions to socio-political challenges using sport. We work to create a more peaceful, equitable, and inclusive world.

Through its work as implementing partner of the U.S. Department of State Global Sports Mentoring Program, the center has worked with international sports leaders and U.S. mentors on five-week exchanges, where the leaders develop Action Plans for sport-based social change in their communities. These plans have contributed to the creation of national sports leagues and federations for women and people with disabilities and impacted legislation to make countries more inclusive and accessible.



 

CSPS Impact Areas

Global Exchanges

Global Exchanges

CSPS travels the globe to assist with sports-based clinics that promote the values of equality and inclusion.

Mentoring

Mentoring

CSPS brings international leaders to the U.S.

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Committee on Open Government

elcome to the Committee on Open Government, a unit housed in the Department of State that oversees and advises the government, public, and news media on Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Personal Privacy Protection Laws. The Committee offers guidance in response to phone inquiries, prepares written legal advisory opinions, and provides training to government and other interested groups. Recommendations to improve open government laws are offered in an annual report to Governor and the State Legislature.


About the Committee on Open Government

The Committee is responsible for overseeing and advising with regard to the Freedom of Information Law, the Open Meetings Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law (Public Officers Law, Articles 6, 7 and 6-A respectively). Staff of the Committee gives advice by telephone, email, written advisory opinions, and training classes conducted throughout the state. Advice is offered to the government, the public and the news

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SEG Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the SEG offers a range of different scholarship opportunities. Funds provided may be applied to tuition, books, and fees.

Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000 USD per academic year; average awards are approximately $3,700. The number of scholarships available depends chiefly upon the number of sponsors and the amounts they contribute. SEG scholarships have been awarded to students all over the world.

Applicant eligibility

SEG Scholarships are based on merit. To qualify, you must be a student who:

  • Is a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student;
  • Has above average grades;
  • Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.

Online applications are accepted 1 November through 1 March. 

Mid-March through mid-May a committee of eight professional geophysicists independently review and rank each application. A consensus meeting is held

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LL.M. Food Law | Food Law Masters

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19, the Office of Graduate and International Programs at MSU Law is currently working remotely. We can be reached at [email protected] or at (517) 432-0222. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Welcome to the Online Master’s Degree Program in Global Food Law at Michigan State University College of Law. Our global food law master’s program offers several advantages:

Maintain your work-life balance.

We understand that you have to have a balance between work and your personal life while getting your food law masters, that’s why there’s no need to relocate or put your career on hold. Our students study online while maintaining their professional and family lives.

Study online with a diverse group of professionals in your industry.

Both lawyers and non-lawyers are well represented in the program. Lawyers enroll in the Master of Laws program (LL.M.) and non-lawyers enroll in the Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) program.

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M72 LAW – Wikipedia

The M72 LAW (Light Anti-Tank Weapon, also referred to as the Light Anti-Armor Weapon or LAW as well as LAWS: Light Anti-Armor Weapons System) is a portable one-shot 66-mm unguided anti-tank weapon. The solid rocket propulsion unit was developed in the newly formed Rohm and Haas research laboratory at Redstone Arsenal in 1959,[5] then the full system was designed by Paul V. Choate, Charles B. Weeks, Frank A. Spinale, et al. at the Hesse-Eastern Division of Norris Thermadore. American production of the weapon began by Hesse-Eastern in 1963, and was terminated by 1983; currently it is produced by Nammo Raufoss AS in Norway and their subsidiary Nammo Talley, Inc. in Arizona.[6]

In early 1963, the M72 LAW was adopted by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps as their primary individual infantry anti-tank weapon, replacing the M31 HEAT rifle grenade and the M20A1 “Super Bazooka”

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Official Website of the Aloha State

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