• Duke Law LLM Experience
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    Duke Law LLM Experience

    KATHARINA RIEDL: I heard about Duke for the first time, when a professor told me about it. He was my favorite professor back a law school in Austria. And he told a lot of stories about Duke, because he used to teach here. So I did some more research about Duke. And I talked to people who used to go to Duke. And it only confirmed my first impression that Duke is a really good school. MOHAMED AL BALUSHI: The courses that I have chosen for the semester have been both challenging and interesting simultaneously. I find myself in an advantageous position, where I can actually undertake comparative studies between…

  • Virginia Commonwealth University | A big jump in student success
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    Virginia Commonwealth University | A big jump in student success

    Mike’l Simms grew up 10 minutes from the VCU campus, with dreams of playing basketball for the Rams, and being the first college graduate in his family. Every night, I just imagined I was playing for VCU. Eventually, my dream came true. (cheering). The sociology major received a call from VCU’s head coach, Mike Rhoades. It was an overwhelming feeling that I got the call from Coach Rhoades, saying that he wants me to play for his program. Simms helped the Rams to the NCAA tournament last season. But his biggest accomplishment will happen in May. I’ll be a college graduate. I’ll be the first in my family, which is…

  • Law Enforcement Job Fair For High School and College Students Held in Brainerd
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    Law Enforcement Job Fair For High School and College Students Held in Brainerd

    ONLINE AT goctc.com.>>STUDENTS FROM BRAINERD HIGH SCHOOL AND CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE CAME TOGETHER TO ATTEND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT JOB FAIR IN BRAINERD THIS WEEK. THE JOB FAIR WAS FOR STUDENTS TO NETWORK, LEARN ABOUT EACH DEPARTMENT, AND WORK TOWARD JOB OPPORTUNITIES. CHANTELLE CALHOUN HAS THE STORY.>>Chantelle: ORGANIZERS FROM THE BRAINERD HIGH SCHOOL WORKED WITH CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE TO ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO SEE THE MANY JOBS AVAILABLE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.>>THE STUDENTS HAD TO GET PERMISSION SLIPS, BUT IT’S AWESOME FOR THE PEOPLE TO SEE THERE’S A WIDE VARIETY OF OPTIONS WITHIN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, WHETHER WORKING IN DISPATCH FOR 911, WHETHER IN THE CORRECTIONS OR ACTUALLY AT THE…

  • Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation in America | The Civil Rights Movement
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    Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation in America | The Civil Rights Movement

    When the president issued the Emancipation Proclamation, it was not really something that had effect in Georgia because it was more aspirational and it was more strategic. President Lincoln was trying to increase the number of freed slaves in parts of the south who could fight against the Confederacy. But the Emancipation Proclamation did very little in terms of freeing slaves at the time it was issued in 1863. And finally in April of 1865, when General Lee surrendered to General Grant in Virginia, we began to see in Georgia a real movement towards the freeing of slaves. But it was a slow process. Emancipation came almost place by place…

  • Learn. Advocate. Be. The Center for Race, Equity, and Identity at Goucher College
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    Learn. Advocate. Be. The Center for Race, Equity, and Identity at Goucher College

    CREI is the Center for Race Equity and Identity. CREI is a place for underrepresented and marginalized students to call home here at Goucher. We provide a level of support and advocacy and learning and a place of being with programs for students of color, queer students, international students, and and first-generation students. CREI was formed through student action. In 2014, students came together and they created a list of demands kind of in light of a lot of the events that were happening in Baltimore’s area, as well as greater national issues. During the protests and during all the other things, the main question was how do we continue…

  • 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,…

  • UB Law students advise asylum seekers crossing U.S. — Mexico border
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    UB Law students advise asylum seekers crossing U.S. — Mexico border

    [contemplative music] [asylum seekers walking] [Nicole Hallett, assistant clinical professor at the UB School of Law] We are experiencing what has broadly been called a Central American refugee crisis on the southern border, and they’re coming to the United States [refugees walking along a road in Chiapas, Mexico, in November 2018] not because they’re looking for economic opportunity [photo of women and children on Mexican road in Oaxaca in November 2018] but because they’re fleeing violence and threats of violence [severely overloaded truck of people in Oaxaca in November 2018] in their home countries. I’m right now teaching a course called the U.S.-Mexico Border Clinic [Hallett in UB classroom with…

  • Artificial justice: would robots make good judges?
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    Artificial justice: would robots make good judges?

    A few months ago, I participated in a debate contest in school, and we discussed whether Artificial Intelligence use is beneficial for human future. Artificial intelligence is a type of computer technology which is concerned with making machines work in an intelligent way, similar to the way that the human mind works. So, I belonged to the team which opposes AI use. Actually, I wanted to be in the pro team Because for what reasons do we oppose AI use? I mean, AI exists to help us, right? But there were too many people who wanted to be in the pro team And I had no choice but to be…

  • Law – Megan Bedford
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    Law – Megan Bedford

    I chose this course at Huddersfield because it’s quiet special. It’s basically a four year course which incorporates the Masters. I’d say my favourite module is probably the criminal law module. That one is one that sticks out from the cases are quite intriguing. One thing that’s really surprised me about the uni is how much help that the tutors give you, and support. It is a lot of independent learning, but then they are there for you when you need them. My plans or aspirations for the future is to leave with a good strong grade, and then become a criminal law solicitor. I’ve had an amazing experience while…