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‘Revolutionary changes afoot’ in market for legal services: report

‘Revolutionary changes afoot’ in market for legal services: report

8.01.2020 | Cassandra Maas | 716

In the 2020 Report on the State of the Legal Market, the Center on Ethics and the Legal Profession at the Georgetown University Law Center and Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute and Peer Monitor noted that “there has been mounting evidence that revolutionary changes are afoot” in the market for legal services.

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Japan issues arrest warrant for Carlos Ghosn’s wife

Japan issues arrest warrant for Carlos Ghosn’s wife

8.01.2020 | Joshua Cossin | 666

Japanese authorities issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for Carole Ghosn, the wife of former Nissan executive Carlos Ghosn, on suspicion of having made false statements to a Tokyo court earlier this year. Mrs. Ghosn is currently in Lebanon with her husband where they are both citizens.

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Iran abandons 2015 nuclear deal after US air strike

Iran abandons 2015 nuclear deal after US air strike

7.01.2020 | Jessica Lusamba | 711

Iran on Sunday announced its intention to no longer abide by the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Iraq Parliament votes to end presence of foreign forces

Iraq Parliament votes to end presence of foreign forces

7.01.2020 | Michael Barber | 639

In a special session on Sunday the Iraqi Parliament approved a resolution that calls for the Iraqi government to end the presence of foreign forces in the country.

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Trump administration takes step towards tighter pollution control on trucks

Trump administration takes step towards tighter pollution control on trucks

7.01.2020 | Cassandra Maas | 710

The Trump administration took its first step towards tighter pollution control on heavy-duty trucks and truck engines after US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed an advance notice of proposed rulemaking Monday.

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For-profit prison company sues California over law ending use of private prisons

For-profit prison company sues California over law ending use of private prisons

6.01.2020 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 705

GEO Group, a Florida-based security firm that operates a number of private prions and detainment centers across the US, sued California on Monday after the state passed a law aimed at ending the use of private prisons.

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Turkey passes law authorizing military deployment into Libya

Turkey passes law authorizing military deployment into Libya

6.01.2020 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 696

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey passed a bill on Thursday authorizing the government to deploy troops into Libya.

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UN rights expert: US assassination of Iranian official violated international human rights laws

UN rights expert: US assassination of Iranian official violated international human rights laws

6.01.2020 | Thomas DeLorenzo | 705

In response to Thursday night’s drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial Executions Agnes Callamard said that the assassination likely violated international human rights laws.

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Trump signs act to combat robocalls

Trump signs act to combat robocalls

3.01.2020 | Cassandra Maas | 708

The White House announced Monday that US President Donald Trump signed S 151, the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (Pallone-Thune TRACED Act), into law.

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Federal judge temporarily blocks parts of New York farm worker law

Federal judge temporarily blocks parts of New York farm worker law

3.01.2020 | Jessica Lusamba | 681

A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of New York on Tuesday temporarily blocked parts of a New York farm workers law from going into effect.

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