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International Business Times
Around 2,000 women protest hijab ban in Bosnia Around 2,000 women marched through Bosnia's capital Sarajevo for about an hour
Around 2,000 women protest hijab ban in Bosnia
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Around 2,000 women marched through Bosnia's capital Sarajevo for about an hour on 7 February (Sunday) protesting a ban on hijab for all lawyers, prosecutors and others professionals working in the country's judicial institutions. The protest comes... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mandla Mandela’s Muslim weddingCape Town - Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson, Mandla Mandela, married Rabia Cla
Mandla Mandela’s Muslim wedding
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Cape Town - Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson, Mandla Mandela, married Rabia Clarke in a private Muslim ceremony at the weekend. The union took place at the Kensington Mosque on Saturday followed by a reception at the 15 On Orange Hotel in Cape... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bosnians protest against hijab ban in judiciarySARAJEVO: About 2,000 people, mostly women, protested on Sunday in downtown Sar
Bosnians protest against hijab ban in judiciary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SARAJEVO: About 2,000 people, mostly women, protested on Sunday in downtown Sarajevo against a recent ban on wearing a hijab headscarf in the majority Muslim country's judicial institutions. "We gathered to protest against prejudices, discrimination... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let Judiciary Not Be Mr. President's HeadacheThe statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to the Special
Let Judiciary Not Be Mr. President's Headache
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, to the effect that on "the fight against corruption vis a-vis, the Judiciary, Nigerians will be right to say that is my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adebayo - Jonathan Allowed Fayose to Decimate Ekiti Election With RecklessnessSeeks criminal prosecution against Ekiti election riggers Gboyega Akinsanmi For
Adebayo - Jonathan Allowed Fayose to Decimate Ekiti Election With Recklessness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Seeks criminal prosecution against Ekiti election riggers Gboyega Akinsanmi Former Ekiti State Governor, Adeniyi Adebayo, on Thursday lamented the devastative roles of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the rigging of the June 21, 2014... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Oil Board Loses N267 Billion in One YearThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Wednesday, announced a loss
National Oil Board Loses N267 Billion in One Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Wednesday, announced a loss of N267.138 billion in its financials for the year 2015. The amount lost by the NNPC in 2015 was higher than the N257.38 billion allocated to the Ministry of Health for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Loses N267 Billion in One YearThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Wednesday, announced a loss
NNPC Loses N267 Billion in One Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Wednesday, announced a loss of N267.138 billion in its financials for the year 2015. The loss was higher than the N257.38 billion allocated to the Ministry of Health for both recurrent and capital... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Judicial panel approves downtown courthouse planA state judicial committee on Wednesday unanimously recommended plans presented
Judicial panel approves downtown courthouse plan
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
A state judicial committee on Wednesday unanimously recommended plans presented for a new 53-courtroom courthouse in downtown Sacramento in a crucial step toward replacing Sacramento Superior Court’s aging Ninth Street building. Officials returning... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mexico actress seeks to block any arrest in Guzman caseIn this March 24, 2013 file photo, Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo attends a
Mexico actress seeks to block any arrest in Guzman case
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
In this March 24, 2013 file photo, Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo attends a NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race in Fontana, Calif. Mexican authorities said on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, that they want to talk to the Mexican actress who arranged an interview... Read more
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Civil Georgia
President Delivers Annual Address in ParliamentPresident Giorgi Margvelashvili delivered his third annual state of the nation
President Delivers Annual Address in Parliament
Civil Georgia / Posted 5 days ago
President Giorgi Margvelashvili delivered his third annual state of the nation address in the Parliament on February 3. PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili and some government members were present in the Parliament chamber in Kutaisi along with chairperson of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of CivilisationPresident Buhari in his speech, delivered at the NBA Annual General Conference
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Buhari in his speech, delivered at the NBA Annual General Conference last year described corruption as the greatest human rights violation as it results in the suffering and the denial of basic amenities to the masses. However, the current... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bipartisan backing for boost to Kansas open records lawBipartisan support greeted a proposal to enhance the state’s open records law t
Bipartisan backing for boost to Kansas open records law
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Bipartisan support greeted a proposal to enhance the state’s open records law that would stop officials from using private emails to avoid disclosing their communications to the public. Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Democratic Senate... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
No one said the cost of justice is cheapThe Sacramento County Courthouse, built in 1965 when barely 600,000 people live
No one said the cost of justice is cheap
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
The Sacramento County Courthouse, built in 1965 when barely 600,000 people lived in the county, had a good run. As The Bee’s Darrell Smith reported last week, Sacramento Superior Court judges are focused on building a new courthouse, and are seeking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Judiciary Be Reformed With N70 Billion Budget?Despite the wailing and crying in the Judiciary over the declining budget share
Can Judiciary Be Reformed With N70 Billion Budget?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Despite the wailing and crying in the Judiciary over the declining budget share for this Third Arm of Government, the Federal Government has proceeded to budget N70 billion for the entire nation's Judiciary in the 2016 Budget proposals. This is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abia Governor - CJN Queries Judge Over Litigant's PetitionAba — The dust raised by the December 8, 2014 governorship primaries of the Peo
Abia Governor - CJN Queries Judge Over Litigant's Petition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Aba — The dust raised by the December 8, 2014 governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State is yet to settle as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mahmud Mohammed has queried the former Judge of the Federal High Court,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'A Judge Who Gives Stringent Bail Condition Is Indirectly Refusing Bail'Going by the definition from the Black's Law Dictionary, Bail is a process 'to
'A Judge Who Gives Stringent Bail Condition Is Indirectly Refusing Bail'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Going by the definition from the Black's Law Dictionary, Bail is a process 'to procure the release of a person from legal custody, by undertaking that he shall appear at the time and place designated and submit himself to the jurisdiction and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitutional Revision - Consolidating Democracy, Strengthening National UnityAlgiers — The draft revision of the Constitution, on which the Constitutional C
Constitutional Revision - Consolidating Democracy, Strengthening National Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Algiers — The draft revision of the Constitution, on which the Constitutional Council delivered its justified opinion, focuses on five main areas relating to, notably, the reinforcement of rule of law and the strengthening of national unity and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Discussions set for long awaited new Sacramento courthouseSacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd Connelly compares his courthouse to the r
Discussions set for long awaited new Sacramento courthouse
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd Connelly compares his courthouse to the ramshackle ride of his youth, a hand-painted bright orange 1952 Chevrolet sedan with a sofa subbing in for a back seat, that had long seen better days. “This is the worst... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
MSU Student Body President Could be Impeached for TweetStarkville, Miss.Mississippi State University's student association senators ha
MSU Student Body President Could be Impeached for Tweet
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 10 days ago
Starkville, Miss.Mississippi State University's student association senators have voted to begin impeachment proceedings against their student body president after he publicly endorsed a candidate to be his successor. The Commercial Dispatch reports... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MSU student body president could be impeached for tweetOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University's student association senator
MSU student body president could be impeached for tweet
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University's student association senators have voted to begin impeachment proceedings against their student body president after he publicly endorsed a candidate to be his successor. The Commercial Dispatch... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
MSU student body president could be impeached for tweetOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University's student association senator
MSU student body president could be impeached for tweet
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University's student association senators have voted to begin impeachment proceedings against their student body president after he publicly endorsed a candidate to be his successor. The Commercial Dispatch... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MSU student body president could be impeached for tweetOXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University's student association senator
MSU student body president could be impeached for tweet
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University's student association senators have voted to begin impeachment proceedings against their student body president after he publicly endorsed a candidate to be his successor. The Commercial Dispatch... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
MSU student association president impeachedA political drama is unfolding at Mississippi State University after student as
MSU student association president impeached
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
A political drama is unfolding at Mississippi State University after student association senators voted to begin impeachment proceedings against SA President JoJo Dodd after he publicly endorsed an election candidate. The charge of misconduct was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Electing judges best, says justiceArkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson affirmed her support Wednesday
Electing judges best, says justice
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson affirmed her support Wednesday for electing members of the state's highest court even as others, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson, want to consider different methods for choosing justices. Also, lawyers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sending Corrupt Judges to JailBy his statement last week that the present administration has vowed to ensure
Sending Corrupt Judges to Jail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By his statement last week that the present administration has vowed to ensure that corrupt judges face criminal prosecution and forfeiture of assets, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska prisons cost a lot, but are we safer? A commission set up by the Alaska Legislature in 2014 has issued a report on
Alaska prisons cost a lot, but are we safer?
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
A commission set up by the Alaska Legislature in 2014 has issued a report on Alaska’s corrections and judicial systems. They say the judicial and corrections systems cost the state a lot, but they don’t... Read more
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Eu Business
EU warns Bulgaria, Romania over corruption, judiciary — EU(BRUSSELS) - The EU on Wednesday warned Bulgaria and Romania they must do much
EU warns Bulgaria, Romania over corruption, judiciary — EU
Eu Business / Posted 12 days ago
(BRUSSELS) - The EU on Wednesday warned Bulgaria and Romania they must do much more to combat crime, corruption and weak judicial systems amid growing criticism they are failing to meet reform commitments. The two former communist states joined the... Read more
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Eu Business
EU warns Bulgaria, Romania over corruption, judiciary — EU(BRUSSELS) - The EU on Wednesday warned Bulgaria and Romania they must do much
EU warns Bulgaria, Romania over corruption, judiciary — EU
Eu Business / Posted 12 days ago
(BRUSSELS) - The EU on Wednesday warned Bulgaria and Romania they must do much more to combat crime, corruption and weak judicial systems amid growing criticism they are failing to meet reform commitments. The two former communist states joined the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Loving' Corporal Punishment Is Beneficial - Church"Loving corporal punishment" has been found to be beneficial and in the interes
'Loving' Corporal Punishment Is Beneficial - Church
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
"Loving corporal punishment" has been found to be beneficial and in the interest of children, the Joshua Generation Church said on Tuesday. This is one of the "errors" pointed out by the church after the South African Human Rights Commission found... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fresh Maintenance of Villa to Gulp N3.9 Billion in 2016By Musa Abdullahi Krishi and Ibrahim Kabiru Sule A new contract project for th
Fresh Maintenance of Villa to Gulp N3.9 Billion in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Musa Abdullahi Krishi and Ibrahim Kabiru Sule A new contract project for the maintenance of the State House, Abuja facilities is to gulp a total of N3.914 billion within the financial year, the 2016 budget document shows. The budget estimate,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Loving' corporal punishment is beneficial churchTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - "Loving corporal punishment" has been found
'Loving' corporal punishment is beneficial church
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - "Loving corporal punishment" has been found to be beneficial and in the interest of children, the Joshua Generation Church said on Tuesday. This is one of the "errors" pointed out by the church after the South... Read more
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Eu Business
Bulgaria's ruling coalition seeks to oust top judicial body — EU(SOFIA) - Bulgaria's ruling right-wing coalition Tuesday made an unprecedented
Bulgaria's ruling coalition seeks to oust top judicial body — EU
Eu Business / Posted 13 days ago
(SOFIA) - Bulgaria's ruling right-wing coalition Tuesday made an unprecedented demand for the resignation of the country's top judiciary body after a series of scandals. "We call on the Supreme Judicial Council to dissolve itself. After the series... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Federal Courts sponsor civics contestA civics contest organized by federal courts in the western United States offer
Federal Courts sponsor civics contest
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
A civics contest organized by federal courts in the western United States offers high school students a chance to win cash prizes while learning about their constitutional rights. The contest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Advocates push to end shackling of youths in Del. courtsWILMINGTON, Del. — Children and teens appear every day in Delaware courtrooms w
Advocates push to end shackling of youths in Del. courts
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 16 days ago
WILMINGTON, Del. — Children and teens appear every day in Delaware courtrooms with ankles locked together by metal leg irons. Their crimes range from drug possession and theft to gun charges and rape. All are in state custody because they cannot... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Drug court coordinator job in limbo"Concern has been expressed over a recent decision to not extend the services o
Drug court coordinator job in limbo
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
"Concern has been expressed over a recent decision to not extend the services of the drug court coordinator," Kelley said. "The contract was set to expire on Dec. 31, 2015, and the decision to not renew that contract was not an easy one. Despite the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Court Has Sacked Me - Bayelsa SpeakerThe Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Konbowei Benson, has descri
No Court Has Sacked Me - Bayelsa Speaker
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Konbowei Benson, has described the claim by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that an Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt had nullified his election as rumour which should be ignored. Benson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reps to Amend Constitution, May Cut President's PowersWITH a formal inauguration of a Constitution Review Committee, the House of Rep
Reps to Amend Constitution, May Cut President's Powers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
WITH a formal inauguration of a Constitution Review Committee, the House of Representatives yesterday began a process of a further amendment of the 1999 Constitution. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, at the inauguration,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From This Era, the Judiciary Will Sin No More... in line with the cardinal agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari's administra
From This Era, the Judiciary Will Sin No More
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
... in line with the cardinal agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, the office of the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation shall ensure that every appearance of corruption in the judiciary is dealt with, among other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Vows to Jail Corrupt Judges, Seize Stolen AssetsNigeria's Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, said in La
Government Vows to Jail Corrupt Judges, Seize Stolen Assets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Nigeria's Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, said in Lagos on Tuesday that judges found to have corruptly enriched themselves would be prosecuted, jailed and would lose to the state any asset they acquired with such stolen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Justices Dery, Ayisi Addo Sue Cj, 5 Others - Over Payment of Half Salaries, Suspension of AllowancesTwo of the judges implicated in the alleged bribery scandal that shook the coun
Justices Dery, Ayisi Addo Sue Cj, 5 Others - Over Payment of Half Salaries, Suspension of Allowances
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Two of the judges implicated in the alleged bribery scandal that shook the country's judiciary late last year, Justice Paul Uuter Dery and Justice Gilbert Ayisi Addo have sued the Judicial Council, the Chief Justice and four other institutions for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Before settling down, Gaza couples get US-style marriage helpGAZA: Hesitant but curious, several Palestinian couples walked into a classroom
Before settling down, Gaza couples get US-style marriage help
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
GAZA: Hesitant but curious, several Palestinian couples walked into a classroom in Gaza this week to attend the first marriage guidance programme in the conservative, Hamas-run enclave. The initiative, backed by three Palestinian ministries, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Vows to Jail Corrupt JudgesLagos — The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, M
FG Vows to Jail Corrupt Judges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Lagos — The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday, disclosed that "corrupt judges will go to jail as the government of President Muhammadu Buhari will actively promote and ensure that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Corruption MindsetMAINSTREAM media and the social media are awash with the news and discussions o
Our Corruption Mindset
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
MAINSTREAM media and the social media are awash with the news and discussions on the present Federal Government's fight against corruption. The justification for the fight or otherwise, has pitched Nigerians against one another: those for and those... Read more
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KXXV Waco
2 Walmart Neighborhood Markets set to open in TylerGoNoodle aims to keep kids focused and movingGoNoodle aims to keep kids focused
2 Walmart Neighborhood Markets set to open in Tyler
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
GoNoodle aims to keep kids focused and movingGoNoodle aims to keep kids focused and moving The online program GoNoodle uses interactive videos to keep kids focused in class by using movement. The online program GoNoodle uses interactive videos to... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Police obtaining additional warrants on suspected fast food robberGoNoodle aims to keep kids focused and movingGoNoodle aims to keep kids focused
Police obtaining additional warrants on suspected fast food robber
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
GoNoodle aims to keep kids focused and movingGoNoodle aims to keep kids focused and moving The online program GoNoodle uses interactive videos to keep kids focused in class by using movement. The online program GoNoodle uses interactive videos to... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Man robbed after meeting woman on dating websiteAttorney asks for impeachment of federal judgeAttorney asks for impeachment of
Man robbed after meeting woman on dating website
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 days ago
Attorney asks for impeachment of federal judgeAttorney asks for impeachment of federal judge The attorney who sparked disciplinary action against U.S. District Court Judge Walter Smith Jr. appealed the judge’s reprimand on Monday. In December, the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Attorney asks for impeachment of federal judge The attorney who sparked disciplinary action against U.S. District Court Judg
Attorney asks for impeachment of federal judge
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 days ago
The attorney who sparked disciplinary action against U.S. District Court Judge Walter Smith Jr. appealed the judge’s reprimand on Monday. In December, the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Justice Dery, Ayisi Addo file suit against CJ, AG et alGeneral News of Tuesday, 19 January 2016 Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood
Justice Dery, Ayisi Addo file suit against CJ, AG et al
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 21 days ago
General News of Tuesday, 19 January 2016 Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood Embattled High Court judges Paul Uuter Dery and Gilbert Ayisi Addo have sued the Judicial Council and others for seeking to cut their wages and withholding all allowances... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Attorney asks for impeachment of federal judge with appeal The attorney who sparked disciplinary action against U.S. District Court Judg
Attorney asks for impeachment of federal judge with appeal
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 days ago
The attorney who sparked disciplinary action against U.S. District Court Judge Walter Smith Jr. appealed the judge’s reprimand on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#Dasukigate - Group Asks NJC to Investigate Chief Judge for Contentious OrderThe Civil Societies Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has petitioned the Natio
#Dasukigate - Group Asks NJC to Investigate Chief Judge for Contentious Order
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
The Civil Societies Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has petitioned the National Judicial Council, NJC, over the directive by the Chief Judge of Federal High Court, Abuja, Justice Ishaq Bello, barring magistrate courts from issuing remand orders... Read more
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