Justice

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland denies Boris Johnson set to opt out of major human rights laws

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has denied Boris Johnson is set to opt out of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Mr Buckland said leaving the Convention would be “wholly wrong” and that the UK Government should instead focus on streamlining its domestic laws.

It comes despite reports the Prime Minister is planning to withdraw from major parts of European human rights laws in a bid to ease migrant deportation cases.


But speaking on Sunday, the Justice Secretary batted down these suggestions.

Boris Johnson was said to have been planning to withdraw from major parts of European human rights laws (REUTERS)

The European Convention on Human Rights, a landmark treaty that was drawn up in the aftermath of the Second World War, aims to protect the civil and political rights of the continent’s citizens.

Mr

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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 agreed that the access to justice is deemed as both as a basic human right and means to preserve other universally recognised human rights.

Moreover, he urged how the access to justice as a human right promotes the legal systems in Bangladesh. He opined that the criminal justice system is an aggregate of various role players such as the police, the courts, lawyers and the prisons. All these are interrelated and are needed for the

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Black Adam Justice Society of America Revealed by The Rock

Black Adam as imagined for his DC Fandome panel.

Black Adam as imagined for his DC Fandome panel.
Image: Warner Bros.

While Batmen both new and old are making their way to future movies set in WB’s universe of loosely connected stories based on DC’s comics, another sort of dark, brooding figure is making his way to the big screen in the form of Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam.

Though the Black Adam standalone is still a ways off from beginning production, the film’s creative team presented a new look at its titular star at this year’s DC FanDome digital event. And he brought along a few friends.

Though we already knew that Noah Centineo was going to play Atom Smasher in the film, Johnson revealed they’ll be joined by Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Cyclone to form the JSA, the Justice Society of America. Here are some images:

Johnson also issued a warning to the rest

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Dwayne Johnson Shows Off the Justice Society

We’re still a long way off from anything close to a proper trailer for “Black Adam” — COVID-19 has after all delayed filming on a ton of movies. But on Saturday during DC FanDome Dwayne Johnson gave fans the next best thing courtesy of a pair of sizzle reels using concept art in which he explained the film’s core concepts and characters.

“I’ve been waiting for this moment for a very long time,” said Johnson at the beginning of the “Black Adam” FanDome panel. “This is the one. This is the one that’s going to change everything. This is Black Adam.” Big words, and we’ll have to wait quite a while to see if the film lives up to them — December, 2021 — but based on what The Rock showed off Saturday, audiences are at least in for a spectacle.

Johnson explained that the film begins 5,000 years in

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UN human rights experts call for justice and accountability in response to Beirut explosion [EN/AR] – Lebanon

GENEVA (13 August 2020) – The colossal deadly explosion in Beirut on 4 August requires a prompt and independent investigation that underscores international human rights obligations, clarifies responsibilities related to the explosion, and leads to justice and accountability, UN human rights experts* said today. They issued the following statement:

“The scale and impact of the lethal explosion are unprecedented. We are deeply concerned about the level of irresponsibility and impunity surrounding human and environmental devastation on this scale. The catastrophic blast occurred while Lebanon is already confronted by a devastating political, economic and financial crisis, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a sharp deterioration of human rights protection and much suffering.

As of today, approximately 170 people have lost their lives, thousands are wounded, at least 300,000 are now homeless, and dozens are missing. With the Port of Beirut and the country’s main grain storage silos almost completely

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Black Adam: Dwayne Johnson Reveals Justice Society of America

In one of the more impressive virtual displays put on since the pandemic, DC’s Fandome just keeps rolling on, and they brought out all the big guns to hype the upcoming DC slate from The CW to cinemas to HBO Max. And who has bigger guns than Dwayne Johnson, the star and producer of the upcoming Black Adam movie? Johnson headlined and hosted a presentation for Black Adam, fielding fan questions, chatting briefly with co-star Noah Centineo, and debuting some first-look concept art. And ever the true showman, Johnson wrapped up the panel with a striking teaser that revealed Black Adam will introduce the Justice Society of America.

Introduced in the comics in 1940, the JSA is a sort of proto-Justice League that originally included some familiar faces like Green Lantern and Flash. However, Black Adam‘s take will introduce audiences to some lesser-known heroes. Namely, this

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Black Adam is coming for the Justice Society, Dwayne Johnson confirms

It was way back in 2014 that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson first staked his claim on Black Adam, the ruthless, lightning-spewing DC antihero and Shazam antagonist. Now, all these years later, his debut inches ever closer. Johnson swung by the DC FanDome event on Saturday to share a few scant details about the project, specifically in regards to what other DC superheroes you’ll see in the movie.



The Justice Society of America and Black Adam


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The Justice Society of America and Black Adam

Last month, we found out that Noah Centineo, the shaggy breakout of To All The Boys I’ve, Loved Before, has signed on to play C-list superhero Atom Smasher. He’ll be one of our gateways, apparently, into the hallowed Justice Society of America, a superhero team that also counts the Flash and the Green Lantern in its ranks. Other JSA members squaring off (or teaming up with) Johnson’s Black Adam include Hawkman, Doctor

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‘Black Adam’ to Debut Justice Society of America, Hawkman and More

One surprise announcement during DC Fandome’s “Black Adam” panel on Saturday was that the Justice Society of America will be introduced in the film. Dwayne Johnson, who is playing the titular Black Adam, was joined by his co-star Noah Centineo, who plays Black Adam’s foe Atom Smasher, to reveal the news.

In an animated tease, Hawkman, Doctor Fate and Cyclone were announced as Atom Smasher’s fellow JSA members that will appear in the film.

“I have a knack for destroying bullies, but there are some who think I need help,” Johnson narrated as Black Adam. “Hawkman, Doctor Fate, and their new recruits: Cyclone and Atom Smasher. They call themselves the Justice Society, an organization that believes in fighting for truth and justice. Well, I’m going to teach them that the only beliefs I fight for are mine. Welcome to truth, justice and the Black Adam way.”

The Justice Society of

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Justice Society Teaser Introduces Hawkman and Dr. Fate in The Rock’s Black Adam

The Justice Society of America will be introduced in the long-awaited Black Adam movie. The news was revealed during today’s DC FanDome event. While the movie has not yet begun production, there was an animated teaser shown off during the panel, which, in addition to Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam, included Hawkman, Doctor Fate, Cyclone, and Atom Smasher. This is massive news for DC fans in a day that has already presented a ton of huge news breaks and bits of footage from various upcoming projects.

In the animated Black Adam teaser, Dwayne Johnson can heard narrating. “I have a knack for destroying bullies, but there are some that think I need help,” Johnson says in character. “Hawkman, Doctor Fate, and their new recruits: Cyclone and Atom Smasher. They call themselves the Justice Society, an organization that fights for truth and justice, but the only justice is my justice. Welcome to

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) | State of California – Department of Justice

Background on the CCPA & the Rulemaking Process

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses. It also requires the Attorney General to solicit broad public participation and adopt regulations to further the CCPA’s purposes. The proposed regulations would establish procedures to facilitate consumers’ new rights under the CCPA and provide guidance to businesses for how to comply. The Attorney General cannot bring an enforcement action under the CCPA until July 1, 2020.

For more information about the CCPA and the rulemaking process, see the following:

Current Rulemaking Activities

2nd Set of Modifications to Proposed Regulations – released March 11, 2020

Deadline to Submit Written Comments: March 27, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Modifications to Proposed Regulations – released February 10, 2020

15 Day Comment Period – ended February

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