Day: October 1, 2020

Access to justice as a human right during pandemic

The global concern during the current pandemic is human rights and their implementation. In this backdrop, the Lawyers and Jurists Foundation organised Digital Dialogue-9 on 11 September, 2020 about access to justice as human rights during pandemic.

The dialogue was commenced by Professor Dr. Mizanur Rahman, Former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission Bangladesh and Professor, Department of Law, Dhaka University. He outlined the concept of access to justice. Further in global perspective, he enunciated and

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Federal government executes former U.S. soldier who said witchcraft drove him to kill nurse

The U.S. government on Tuesday executed a former soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to kill a Georgia nurse he believed had put a spell on him. William Emmett LeCroy, 50, was pronounced dead at 9:06 p.m. ET after receiving a lethal injection at the same U.S. prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, where five others have been executed in 2020 following a 17-year period without a federal execution.

Lawyers had asked

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Autism Society event will include virtual walk, resource fair, panel discussions | Local news

Supporters of the Autism Society of Southern Arizona seek to raise at least $100,000 at the 14th annual Autism Virtual Walk & Interactive Resource Fair on Sept. 26. The walk, pictured last year, is now a virtual event that features a resource fair with more than 75 vendors that offer autism resources.

Over the past 14 years, the Autism Walk & Resource Fair evolved into the largest autism event in Southern Arizona,

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Principles of Jewish Political Practice “ Windmueller” The Blogs

The Jewish political tradition is rich as it is historic. The principles that define and shape how Jews understand and engage in the political process is drawn from their past, tied to their tradition and built on their encounters with modern political thought and practice.  The materials gathered here are taken from an array of sources, reflective of the many different perspectives about Jews and political power. They represent merely a sampling of both the

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Lawyer accuses Northeastern of creating ‘private prison’ with ‘untenable rules’

Parents of nearly a dozen Northeastern students suspended for breaking the school’s COVID-19 rules have hired a lawyer, who says the Boston-based university is deliberately setting out to humiliate the students and their families.Northeastern University dismissed 11 first-year students after the school said they were discovered together in a room at the Westin Hotel in Boston earlier this month. The school said the gathering violated the university and public health protocols that prohibit crowded gatherings.Brett … Read More