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1 October 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

ICTY Karadzic trail closing statements: The ICTY heard closing arguments in the case against former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic this week.  UN prosecutor Alan Tieger stated Karadzic was responsible, along with others, for cleansing Bosnia’s Muslims and Croats from Serb-claimed territories. 340 more words

News About The Courts

Dartmouth: Sexual Assault Reports Were Up In 2013

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The number of sexual assaults reported at Dartmouth College increased from 24 to 35 last year, but officials said the numbers likely reflect more victims coming forward rather than an actual increase in offenses. 392 more words

Regional News

How to Build a Better Bully...in 5 easy steps

When I was in middle school and high school, I was scrawny and timid and a bit awkward. So, as you might imagine, I was quite popular amongst the school bullies. 862 more words

Sideline Thoughts

Proud to be a Survivor: Team Delkisse

Recently I stumbled across a house with a powerful sign that dug deep into ground. It read, “Survivor of Child Abuse.” I immediately stopped and took more notice to this simple white sign that had an inspiring message to share: I am not ashamed of my past violence because I am a… 432 more words


Houston Highway Credit Union requires a $3000 minimum balance to avoid fees. How is that better than a bank?

Houston Highway Credit Union requires an outrageous $3000 minimum to avoid fees.  How is that better than a bank?

Houston Highway Credit Union claims they will “turn bank victims into credit union members.”  In reality, they are… 412 more words

Non-Profit provides Legal Advocacy to Homeless Victims of Crimes

I just read this article about a non-profit legal advocacy group helping Homeless Victims of Crimes http://whnt.com/2014/09/10/local-organization-encouraging-homeless-crime-victims-to-seek-help-from-proper-authorities-in-wake-of-mark-pridmores-death/

I always find it exciting to hear about groups or individuals who are truly trying to identify an unmet need in society and then run full speed ahead to meet that need, particularly for the oppressed and vulnerable in society. 208 more words


Waiting for the U: The Bureaucracy of Obtaining Police Certifications for U-Visas

There is an art to navigating any government office or department. I would imagine this holds true in any country. That art is developed through careful research and creating social networks, so when the research is unavailable, you can always “ask around.” In particular, this “asking around” is all too common when trying to navigate the immigration system in the U.S. 1,188 more words

Politics & Policy