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Pirates Hit With $15 Million in Damages For Stealing Research Papers

Dutch academic publisher Elsevier has been awarded $15 million in damages in a suit against Sci-Hub and LibGen, two portals that make academic research available online for free. 212 more words


Twitter List of Law Professors

For the benefit of fellow Twitter enthusiasts, I’ve created a “list” of law professors (to which you can subscribe without damaging that precious Twitter ratio). 85 more words


The Theoretical Pitfalls and Effects of the U.K. Counter-Terrorism Policy: “Prevent” on Muslim Communities.

“If the idea was to understand the roots of extremism, the roots of radicalisation, by putting a magnifying glass across the Muslim communities of Great Britain, what has happened is that has widened the schism between the ‘Muslim’ us and the British ‘other’.” – Aminul Hoque, a Lecturer at the University of London. 1,343 more words


University of Delaware Professor Insists Otto Warmbier Got What He Deserved

I’m sure most of you have heard of the terrible tragedy concerning Otto Warmbier.  He was a college student from the  University of Virginia who visited North Korea in January 2016.   451 more words

Social Justice


Back in 2012, I graduated with my MSci in physics. In October of the same year, I started my PhD in physics. I completed my thesis in September 2016, passed my viva in December 2016, and handed in the final, bound, corrected and updated copy, along with all the paperwork, in January 2017. 308 more words


To Fight or not to Fight?

How many times did you want to fight with your boss, or you fought with your boss? Because you disagreed with him… Or he didn’t have time for you… Or he made you to wait for him for hours… Or he had something else to do when he told you that you should meet… Or he expected from you to do something what was impossible… Or he thought your ideas were stupid… Or whatever the reason was… 563 more words