Day: April 15, 2020

ABA Urges States to OK Limited Law Practice Without Bar Exam (1)

The American Bar Association Board of Governors approved a resolution late Tuesday that urges states to immediately adopt emergency rules authorizing recent law graduates unable to take a bar exam because of the coronavirus pandemic to engage in limited practice of law.

The ABA board resolution seeks to allow 2019 and 2020 graduates of association-approved law schools to practice under the supervision of a licensed attorney, if the July bar exam in their jurisdiction is canceled or postponed due to concerns about the virus, according to an ABA statement. The group’s recommendation also extends to judicial law clerks who graduated in prior years.

State bars already have been considering different types of fixes to deal with scheduled July bar exam dates. Some states have already postponed their scheduled July bar exam, while others are considering a delayed summer exam date, only allowing small test-taker groups, or enacting “emergency diploma privileges,”

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Awards – Society of Professional Journalists

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Sigma Delta Chi Awards

The Sigma Delta Chi Awards are among the premiere prizes given in the profession, and are unique, because they recognize achievement in all forms of journalism: print, television, radio, graphics, magazines, research, newsletters and online. Nominations now open.

Mark of Excellence Awards

The Mark of Excellence Awards honors the best in collegiate journalism. Judged at the regional and national level, the annual competition offers 51 categories in newspapers, magazines, photography, radio, television and online journalism. Nominations now open.

SPJ National High School Essay Contest
SPJ wants to increase high school students’ knowledge and understanding of the importance of the Free Media

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Social Security Online | State and Local Government Employers

State and Local Government Employers – Information

Welcome to SSA’s web site for State and local government employers. Currently, there are about 98,000 public employers and 23 million public employees.

Attention! If you hire new employees not covered by Social Security: Section 419(c) of Public Law 108-203, the Social Security Protection Act of 2004, requires State and local government employers to disclose the effect of the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset to employees hired on or after January 1, 2005, in jobs not covered by Social Security. The law requires newly hired public employees to sign a statement that they are aware of a possible reduction in their future Social Security benefit

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The Mythopoeic Society

The Mythopoeic Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the study of mythopoeic
literature, particularly the works of members of the informal Oxford literary circle known
as the “Inklings.”

The society’s activities — books, periodicals, annual conferences, discussion groups,
awards, and more — are made possible by membership dues and donations.

Mythcon 51

The theme for Mythcon 51 is “The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien” (with a small nod of the head to Area 51)
and our Guests of Honor are David Bratman, Scholar, and Rivera Sun, Author.
The Call for Papers is now available.
Do come join us in Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 31-August 3, 2020.

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Baptism of Fire, 
	Mythopoeic Press

The latest from The Mythopoeic Press, Baptism of Fire:

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Russia government resigns as Putin proposes reforms that could extend his grip on power

Putin thanked members of the government for their work but added that “not everything worked out.” Putin added that in the near future he would meet with each member of the cabinet. The mass resignation includes Medvedev.

The surprise announcement came after Putin proposed constitutional amendments that would strengthen the powers of the prime minister and parliament at the expense of the presidency.

Taking power from the presidency and handing it to parliament could signal a power shift that has been long speculated about in Russia.

Putin’s critics have suggested that he is considering various scenarios to retain control of the country after his presidential term ends in 2024, including the option of becoming prime minister with extended powers. Similarly, in 2008 Putin swapped places with the prime minister to circumvent the constitutional provision banning the same person from serving two consecutive terms.

In his statement, Medvedev indicated that the

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Society in Tagalog – English-Tagalog Dictionary

(countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.

(countable) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.

(countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.

(uncountable) The people of one’s country or community taken as a whole.

(uncountable) High society.

(countable, law) A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act a common goal.

A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.

A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.

The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.

The people of one’s country or community taken as a whole.

High society.

A number of people joined by mutual

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Government & Policy | Healthcare IT News

The UK government has released a statement in conjunction with many key players in the telecoms industry to announce their elevated support during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Physicians are now allowed to care for patients at rural hospitals “via phone, radio or online communication, without having to be physically present.”

Homeless people.

In HIMSS20 Digital, health informatics expert Brian Dixon links the power of health information exchange networks to actionable data for hospitals.

Eligible organizations would get full funding for approved services and devices “necessary to provide critical connected care” until funds are exhausted or until the pandemic has subsided.

While work at Mann-Grandstaff is 99% complete, right now the department’s priority is the “care of veterans and providing surge capabilities for civilian health care systems.”

This ONC map shows the locations of ongoing Interoperability Proving Ground projects focused on COVID-19 response.

The agency’s Interoperability Proving Ground is becoming a hotbed of coronavirus

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Strategies and Guides Archive
  • FY10 UPI Codes for the E-Gov and LoB Initiatives (July 2008) (8 pages, 0.2 MB)
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