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Online Guilty Pleas are scrapped

The Prison and Courts Bill has been scrapped after a public committee vote decided not to continue with it as Parliament comes to the end of its session and switches focus to pushing more urgent legislation through prior to the newly-called General Election. 147 more words

Mexican illegal immigrant population in US lowest since 2009 – study

A new report has found that the number of unauthorized Mexican immigrants residing in the US has been steadily decreasing over the past 10 years, and they no longer make up the majority of illegal immigrants. 565 more words

Politics

Why I Switched My Position on the Death Penalty

Arkansas executed two murderers on Monday, April 25, the first double execution in 17 years. In fact, Arkansas planned to execute eight inmates in 10 days since its lethal injection supply expires on April 30. 1,193 more words

Society

Campus sexual assault, climate surveys, and what is the true incident rate.

We are now 100 days into the Trump administration and there has been a lot of anticipation about what that might mean for campus sexual assault initiatives and enforcement by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education.   495 more words

Higher Education

World Book Day

Today, April 23, is designated World Book and Copyright Day by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)—a day to promote reading, publishing and copyright. 331 more words

Literature

Going to a town

Next month will mark 13 years since I’ve become a practicing lawyer. It’s been 13 very, very long years, during which I’ve learnt more about managing the long term effects of sleeplessness than anything else. 1,056 more words

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