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In recent posts, we’ve been focusing on revisions made to the Clery Act by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA), and discussing the impact of such revisions on this year’s reporting process. As we...more
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With fall in the air, the General Assembly returns to Harrisburg on Monday, September 15 after a two-month summer break. There are only 11 session days scheduled for the remainder of the session, and with November’s election...more
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In This Issue:
- GMO's: A Spoonful Of Sugar Helps The Medicine Go Down
- PUBLIC AFFAIRS - Campus Sexual Assault: Can Congress Compel Colleges To Act?
- CORPORATE & REPUTATION - Police Militarization: The Problem...more
In This Issue:
- Introduction & Summary
- The Monitor's Activity This Quarter
- Observations As To Specific Areas
- Other Events During The Reporting Period
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