• 250,000+ Defy Anti-Protest Law in Quebec
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    250,000+ Defy Anti-Protest Law in Quebec

    JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux, in for Paul Jay. Today marked one of the largest protests ever to be recorded in Quebec’s history. We are joined with Jérémie Bédard-Wien, who is a student organizer and who was on the ground today in Montreal. Jérémie, would you please describe for us what events have unfolded? JÉRÉMIE BÉDARD-WIEN: Right. Well, last week, the government of Quebec enacted a dangerous bill, Bill 78, which represents a crackdown on protests, and specifically on the student strike that has been happening in the past three months in Quebec. And today about 400,000 citizens, old and young, workers and students,…

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    Assistant Principal Adopts Student | Your Story

    As an assistant principal, this is my 13th graduation ceremony that I’ve been a part of. This is the first time that I can ever say that I had a family member, a son graduating. I started off high school kinda bad. I was going between group houses and my biological parent’s homes. There were some issues at home. Dr. Moore stepped in to do what she could to help me out. His social worker came to me to let me know that his mom, his biological mom, no longer wanted custody of him. So knowing that that was the situation, I spoke to my husband Lawrence, and Lawrence agreed…

  • Washburn University | Spring 2018 School of Law Commencement
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    Washburn University | Spring 2018 School of Law Commencement

    (music playing) (applause) DEAN JOSEPH MASTROSIMONE: You may be seated. Welcome to burst and the 100th anniversary of the Washburn School of Law. I’d like to introduce the members of the platform party. Beginning at my immediate right, they are Dr. JuliAnn Mazacheck, Vice President for academic affairs, worts. Jim Slattery, law school alumnus, Chair of the Washburn University School of Law Alumni Association. (audio echoing) SPEAKER: In many ways, lawsuit can be just as challenging for — law school can be just as challenging for them as it was for you. Now, sure, they did not have to endure professor Baha’s class or even the so-called extra work I…

  • “No Greater Gift” – The trainees in their own words
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    “No Greater Gift” – The trainees in their own words

    I’ve been interested in being a firefighter for quite a few years actually. I did serve in the Royal Navy where I did a bit of firefighting. There’s a lot of stages you had to go through and I think as you passed each stage, I just felt the excitement building and building and building. It was quite a competitive process, I think sort of 800, 900 people applied for just 16 places. The phone call came through and I instantly just thought it was bad news. Sort of thanks but no thanks and when the person on the other end said “we’re really pleased to say you’ve got through”…

  • Bryan Stevenson delivers keynote for 2018 NYU Law JD Convocation
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    Bryan Stevenson delivers keynote for 2018 NYU Law JD Convocation

    [Announcer] We now welcome our keynote speaker, Professor Bryan Stevenson, clinical professor of law at NYU School of Law and founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. [Bryan Stevenson] Thank you so much. What a great thrill for me to be here with you today. I’ve had the privilege from time to time to give a commencement address, but it’s a special day for me to provide a commitments, a commencement to the students that I’ve had the great privilege of being in the classroom with at the university I’ve been honored to work at for the last 20 years. It is a great honor for me to…

  • Law School Diploma and Hooding Ceremony, 530th Convocation
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    Law School Diploma and Hooding Ceremony, 530th Convocation

    [MUSIC PLAYING] THOMAS J. MILES: Good morning. Be seated. Members of the class of 2017, family, friends, welcome to the 19th annual hooding ceremony of the University of Chicago Law School. [APPLAUSE] Today’s a day for celebration. You, the class of 2017, have accomplished a great deal. Not long ago, you came to the law school, and had your first class. You may remember approaching that first class with a sense of excitement, curiosity, even maybe a little bit of anxiety. And in that first class, or shortly thereafter, you may have encountered a nephew, who had given up alcohol, tobacco, swearing cards, and billiards. You may have encountered a…

  • Education at St. Petersburg College
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    Education at St. Petersburg College

    It takes love and dedication to become a role model, but to turn it into a career, takes passion. With a bachelor of science in Education degree from St. Petersburg College, you’ll gain the skillset to teach any grade level, K-through-12, in a variety of settings. At half of the cost of state-universities, SPC offers a quality education that you can afford. Start your bachelor’s, and fuel your passion for teaching. Together, with SPC.