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    8 avril 2021 Justice Advocacy attorney, SF-based JENNIFER McGLONE, fast-tracks LawChamps for across the board greater equity for those who need it most // May we arrange an interview for you?

    Discovering under-represented role models in our everyday lives is one of the bonuses of having one’s eyes wide open. Jennifer McGlone, with 20 years of professional experience as legal counsel to Silicon Valley tech. companies (from startups to international market leaders) recently launched a unique service, Law Champs, which matches those who need consummate representation […]

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    6 avril 2021 Women lawyers

    Independent Women’s Law Center Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Student Speech   Mahanoy School District v. B.L., No. 20-255   Independent Women’s Law Center (IWLC) recently filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court in support of student speech.   Mahanoy School District v. B.L. involves a claim by a female […]

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  3. 1 avril 2021 Attorney General James Delivers 1.2 Million Eggs to Feed New Yorker

    AG James Filed Suit Against One of Nation’s Largest Egg Producers for Price-Gouging Eggs During COVID-19 Pandemic New York Attorney General Letitia James today secured 1.2 million eggs that will feed New Yorkers still suffering the economic impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health crisis. An agreement signed with Hillandale Farms Corporation, resolves […]

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    31 mars 2021 THE BAHAMAS IS SET TO HOST THE 2021 COMMONWEALTH LAW CONFERENCE THIS SEPTEMBER AT BAHA MAR

    The Bahamas’ meeting and incentive business is ramping back up with a major law industry conference coming to Nassau this fall. The Bahamas will be hosting the 2021 Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC) September 5-9, at the five-star luxury resort Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, where speakers and attendees will be discussing this year’s topic of Sustainable […]

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    23 mars 2021 THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IN DYING BILL IN THE SENATE

    Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), would bring Criminal Code provisions governing medical assistance in dying into compliance with a Quebec court decision that found some current provisions to be unconstitutional. On June 17, 2016, a bill legalizing medical assistance in dying received Royal Assent. Provisions of Bill […]

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  6. 22 mars 2021 Dignity Defense Alert: Kraft Heinz and Unilever Recognized for Cutting Ties with Pornhub

    The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is pleased to recognize Kraft Heinz and Unilever as the recipients of its Dignity Defense Alert for publicly stating that they would not advertise on Pornhub, or similar pornographic sites. The New York Times recently exposed Pornhub for “monetize[ing] child rapes, revenge pornography, spy cam videos of women showering, racist and misogynist content.” NCOSE has also filed a class action lawsuit against Pornhub on […]

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  7. 16 mars 2021 NCOSE Commends Canadian Call for Royal Mounted Police Investigation into MindGeek

    The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) commended the call from 70 Canadian MPs and Senators to the Royal Mounted Police of Canada (RCMP) open a full criminal investigation into MindGeek. Their letter sent to the RCMP notes that as of February 22, 2021, the RCMP “had zero outstanding investigations regarding MindGeek,” despite testimony and […]

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    9 mars 2021 40 NGOs appeal to UN for release of Russian dissident Lyubov Sobol

    An international coalition of 40 UN-accredited non-governmental organizations from more than 25 countries appealed to top UN officials today to intervene for the immediate release of Russian human rights activist Lyubov Sobol, who is now under total isolation in house arrest for peacefully protesting. (See joint statement below) In January, Ms. Sobol was arrested by Russian police […]

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  9. 7 mars 2021 Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Pornhub by Two Survivors of Childhood Sex Trafficking

    An accomplished assembly of survivor-focused and commercial litigation law firms have jointly filed a class action lawsuit against MindGeek, the parent company of Pornhub. The representative class members are two survivors of childhood sex trafficking whose videos and images of their sexual abuse were posted on Pornhub and other MindGeek-owned sites. The case Doe #1 […]

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    21 février 2021 WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL INNOCENCE PROJECT EARNS RELEASE OF KENNETH NIXON AFTER MORE THAN 15 YEARS IN PRISON

    Photo: Kenneth Nixon hugs his mother after being released from prison after 16 years.   Today, Wayne County Judge Bruce Morrow set aside the conviction of Mr. Kenneth Nixon. Nixon was wrongfully convicted of murder, attempted murder and arson in 2005. Assistant Prosecutor Valerie Newman, Director of the Wayne County Prosecutor Office’s Conviction Integrity Unit, moved […]

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