Who is going to commencement? Anyone?
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Who is going to commencement? Anyone?
We often hear of children being separated from their parents in different contexts. Check out THIS situation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyWcpmX4qdU&feature=share
This video was shot by me on June 23, 2018 and has never been seen before today. By that day, Mimi and her mother had not seen each other for two years. The ...
Here's an interesting one for those of you who have taken or are thinking about taking Family Law: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/05/02/police-took-cancer-stricken-toddler-his-parents-their-supporters-call-it-medical-kidnapping/?utm_term=.074c7139415c
His parents did not want to continue chemotherapy, in favor of seeking more alternative treatment and holistic methods. So police put out an alert: "MISSING AND ENDANGERED CHILD!"
U.S. border agents improperly look for broad evidence of crimes when they search international travelers' phones and laptops without probable cause, civil rights groups argue.
After three weeks of testimony, jurors deliberated for 11 hours. The case involved a woman who called 911 to report a crime near her home, and was shot when, unarmed, she approached the police car.
April 2019 Research Showcase: LAST Presentation! Research
Next week, April 29, we will be sponsoring our last presentation. See below.
Please join us using the information below:
Conference line: 888-592-5616, participant code: 7964617.
Adobe Connect room: http://apus.adobeconnect.com/researchfest/
April 29: 1:00 –2:00 p.m. (EST)
Presenters: Dr. Michelle Watts; Mark Colwell, Graduate Student and Research Assistant
Title: Exploring the Digital Divide: Information Technology Governance and Native Nations
Abstract: This research note presents the results of a research project carried out over two years, in which the principal investigator and research assistant surveyed Native Nations across the United States and conducted interviews to determine information technology needs, uses, and their perceptions of what the Digital Divide means to them. Thus, this project sought factual data as well as perceptions about information technology and the way its presence and absence affects the lives of the indigenous people in the United States today. The survey responses were not sufficient to provide a comprehensive data picture of information technology and the indigenous in the United States. Nonetheless, the study does provide fertile ground for future research into how information technology is employed among Native Nations, as well as how gaps in infrastructure are a disadvantage for many Native Nations in the United States. In this research note the term Information Technology Governance is applied to describe government priorities and strategy for developing information technology, especially broadband internet access. It demonstrates the need for a more comprehensive Information Technology governance policy, as well as the need for more thorough and systematic research addressing the gaps in access for isolated communities within the United States.
Marking your tires with chalk is trespassing, not law enforcement, the federal appeals panel said in a Michigan case.
The Business and Management Virtual Career Fair (VCF) will be held on May 22 from 9am-3pm ET!
Opportunities are mostly nationwide, with recruiters attending from the FDIC, DHS, Hilton, Echo Global Logistics, FDM Group and several other organizations. Employers are seeking candidates from entry level (recent graduate programs) to experienced professionals looking for a career change. Participants are required to have a resume at registration, and career services has many samples and even a resume review program to help prepare. To register, learn more, and to see the list of employers, use the VCF website: https://businessmanagement.vfairs.com/
Resumes are available to employers before, during, and after the event. Get your resume reviewed today! [email protected]
Should this be legal? https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/20/712290717/prison-for-forced-addiction-treatment-a-parents-last-resort-has-consequences?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190420&fbclid=IwAR2q2n_mP0zT10CQI1-yk3sH4nHAQNB6MuOUUnyEeSW8Y0gxBqDzomJHm5E
Thousands of Massachusetts residents have been committed to treatment for addiction against their will. Some families say locking up addicts in prison isn't treatment. Others say it saves lives.
Join us for “Walls: Are physical barriers effective foreign policy?” the debut SIR GO sponsored student-debate
March 21st 7 PM ET
A Michigan woman was engaging in constitutionally protected free speech when she made a crude hand gesture, a federal court ruled.
Students CAN make a huge difference! https://www.washingtonpost.com/crime-law/2019/02/23/students-high-school-all-way-presidents-desk-how-government-class-fought-release-unsolved-fbi-civil-rights-case-files/?utm_term=.c2cc04ade6e8
A group of New Jersey students lobbied Congress to create a panel which would review cold case files from the and release the files publicly. It may be the first time a high school class successfully crafted a bill which passed Congress.
Thoughts? Should this be an external investigation? https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/695926963/houston-police-to-cease-no-knock-warrants-chief-announces-after-deadly-raid?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190219&fbclid=IwAR2RlVB4ndep5f0xURTErB8mNY54UTM--UdWpeqTj5kjBWhHf6XR4i0Vm68
"I'm very confident that we're going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers" from a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.
The Employing Those Who Serve VCF will be on March 20th from 9am-3pm ET; there are over 20 employers already registered to attend. Employers are hiring nationwide. Participants will be able to meet with groups like Hilton, Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton, U.S. Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, Gartner, and many more. For more information, to RSVP, and to attend, follow https://serve.vfairs.com/.
Questions can be directed to career services at [email protected] or by calling 1-877-755-2787, ext. 8262.
Resumes are available to employers before, during, and after the event. Get your resume reviewed today! [email protected].
This looks good! We are pleased to announce our latest webinar event and you are cordially invited to attend!
When: Wednesday, February 20, at 12:00 p.m. ET
Speaker: Mike Ciesynski is a retired Seattle Homicide and Cold Case detective who has investigated hundreds of murders and interviewed 11 serial murderers. He has appeared on CNN, 48 Hours, Dr. Phil, and Parts Unknown with Anthony Bordain, as well as having his cases portrayed in several books.
Topic: Murder-suicide. We know the all-to-familiar story: a deranged person enters a school or workplace, shoots as many people he can, and then turns his weapon on himself. Mass shootings are a type of murder-suicide, and thankfully, for homicide detectives, these cases are a very rare occurrence. But there are other types of murder-suicides that homicide detectives do routinely investigate, and those cases are rarely reported in the media. Det. Ciesynski will discuss investigating compassionate killing and suicide. He will also briefly discuss the Kurt Cobain Suicide which he was assigned to review for the 20th anniversary of his death.
You will be able to listen to the event and ask questions through your computer speakers and microphone, or through your mobile devices using the AdobeConnect app. If you are unable to attend, we will offer a recording of the event.
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We look forward to your participation!
I am surprised but not displeased at this ruling: https://www.washingtonpost.com/crime-law/2019/02/06/her-texts-urged-boyfriend-kill-himself-judge-just-upheld-her-conviction/?utm_term=.51c44027a321
Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in a landmark 2017 case.
38 years = $1million = how much for each year he was jailed?? Should he be giving something else, like a great job and a free house?
"It is a great day for justice and it is a great day for Mr. Clay," said attorney Jeffrey Harris. The payout is the highest amount allowed under a revised state law on regarding wrongful conviction.
And here's a nice story to balance out the one below: https://www.npr.org/2019/01/24/688291027/jayme-closs-to-receive-25-000-reward-for-saving-herself?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190124&fbclid=IwAR14DneyzBs3gA6VTbPfT1Kpm3XeCE8Abag9KrI5wvD1Z69HnKK3RdxN17s
The 13-year-old was held captive for nearly three months. She escaped and helped authorities track down a suspect. A company that employed her parents is giving her the award money.
How can you put a price on this: https://www.npr.org/2019/01/25/688501884/new-york-city-reaches-3-3-million-settlement-with-kalief-browders-family?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190125&fbclid=IwAR2HAsRMk0_iHMSnvgSQ3Cw8_cWrI4FR34_Q9H6UPqJLap6eJBZ25XC4jIg
Browder endured nearly three years on Rikers, much of it in solitary confinement, awaiting a trial that never happened. His death by suicide in 2015 led to nationwide criminal justice reform.
The provision of legal services during a government shutdown....might make a good paper topic!
The government shutdown has led the budget of federal court systems to run dry, causing disruptions to the pursuit of justice. Court officials fear that things could get worse in coming weeks.
Nathan Sutherland, 36, a licensed practical nurse who police say worked at the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix, has been charged with sexual assault and vulnerable adult abuse.
Here you can see another country grappling with the limits of free speech. What are your thoughts on whether this sculpture should have been removed from the museum?
Jani Leinonen's artwork, which depicts Ronald McDonald slumped on the cross, drew the ire of local Christians. Now, the piece is getting taken down — just as the artist himself had requested.
Does a CITY have the right to free speech? https://www.npr.org/2019/01/15/685672038/judge-throws-out-alabama-law-that-protects-confederate-monuments?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190115&fbclid=IwAR3dol6_Lca8eHZ-pXCbcZ9IVO8CXcfX9BmagFvF8s_NtHqQjBYKvCUa2HQ
"The state has placed a thumb on the scale for a pro-confederacy message," Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo wrote in his opinion.
From Moana to Mulan, from Pocahontas to Jasmine, the Myers-Briggs® typing system is the key to unlocking these strong heroines' personalities.
What charges would you bring? https://www.npr.org/2019/01/08/683283444/after-patient-in-vegetative-state-gives-birth-facilitys-ceo-resigns?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20190108&fbclid=IwAR2VlN-0UN-PYZTWONuNBE5yAjs-SmTuk86sG8MGkh5fcvszV0nmP0A9iAQ
Hacienda HealthCare is facing investigations after the birth. Staff at the Phoenix facility reportedly hadn't noticed she was pregnant.
I've been watching this case - check it out: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/elected-officials-cannot-silence-critics-on-social-media-appeals-court-rules/2019/01/07/0b63eca4-128f-11e9-803c-4ef28312c8b9_story.html?utm_term=.305f615927f0&wpisrc=nl_buzz&wpmm=1
Loudoun County official Phyllis J. Randall violated the First Amendment by blocking a constituent on Facebook.
Is this the wave of the future?
Utah will make history on Dec. 30, by being the first state to lower its blood alcohol content limit for drunk driving to .05 percent, just in time for New Year's Eve.
Is this an excessive sentence? Why or why not?
The 21-year-old neo-Nazi who killed a woman when he plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters last year at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.
On Thursday, November 29, at 4pm eastern time. Dr. Patrick Walsh will be presenting on Intelligence, Biosecurity, and Bioterrorism.
Since 9/11, there has been an explosion in the biological sciences and biotechnology. Biotechnology can make better health, food and pharmaceutical products for the planet, but in some cases this technology also has a dual use function. This means it can also be exploited criminally and by terrorists. This presentation summarises some of the key points that arose from my recent book: Intelligence, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism. The book is written for intelligence analysts, who don’t have a background in the biological sciences, but who want to understand emerging bio-threats and risks and how our intelligence communities can better meet the challenges they pose. Why our ICs have long dealt with bio-threats and risks (think WMD Iraq), their track record has not been good. I will argue in this presentation that all ICs need to do better organizationally to manage potential emerging bio-threats and risks. The presentation suggest some ways improvements can be made.
Dr. Patrick F. Walsh is a former intelligence analyst and now an Associate Professor (Intelligence and Security Studies) at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University, Australia. Prof Walsh is also an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the Department of History, Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester. He is a senior researcher, who has published over 30 publications on intelligence reform issues. His first book, Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2011), examined a range of intelligence reform issues post 9/11 across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He is currently a chief investigator on two major grants examining security intelligence collection post Snowden and another examining emerging cyber threats. His most recent book (the subject of this webinar) Intelligence, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism (Palgrave Macmillan UK) was released in September 2018.
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