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The Right To Freedom Of Assembly And Expression In The European Union -
A.) General Description Of The Applicable Legal Administrative Procedures -
On a European level, fundamental rights are laid down in the...more
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The Italian Supreme Court held in relation to a foreign blog where articles inciting to racial hatred were posted that the crime of racist criminal organization and the jurisdiction of Italian courts were applicable if the...more
U. Hyde Meah’s employer required him to agree contractually that top secret information he reviewed as a technical contractor for the United States government would not be disclosed. ...more
Earlier this week, Jim McGrath, writing in his Internal Investigations Blog, posted a blog entitled “Human Trafficking Concerns for 7-Eleven in Wake of Payroll Scam”....more
Now that Nicolas Maduro is the President of Venezuela, most hopes of political reform in Venezuela have been dashed, at least for the next six years...more
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On October 9, 2012, the State Council’s Information Office released a white paper on China’s Judicial System and Reform Process. The report reviews China's judicial system and reform process, and emphasizes the need for...more
Twenty years ago less than 100 companies worldwide disclosed or reported on their supply chain compliance or corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. Those that did were trailblazers supporting the idea that...more
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The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
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In this issue: New Maritime Law Awaited; Increased Private Sector Involvement in Dubai Water and Electricity Sector; Pro Bono initiative: Women’s Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination...more
RUDE AWAKENINGS: DAWN RAIDS ON THE TCHENGUIZ BROTHERS – UNDERSTANDING THE COURTS' POWER TO AUTHORISE SEARCH ORDERS
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