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Nuremberg Experience a Legal, Emotional Awakening for Law Students

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Creighton University law students are again preparing for a trip to Nuremberg, Germany, site of the trials that brought to justice the Nazi war criminals who perpetrated the Holocaust.

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Law Professor’s New Book Offers Wide-Ranging Tips on Aging and Caring for Elderly Loved Ones

A new book by Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Sharona Hoffman details how people can make sure elderly parents or other relatives get the care they need to maintain fulfilling lifestyles and social ties. It’s also a book about how baby boomers can prepare for their own aging. "Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow" (Praeger Publishers, 2015) is a new release as of May.

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Penn Nursing Study Cites Federal Policy as Key to Primary Care Access and Nurse Practitioner Workforce Development

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With demand for primary care expected to increase sharply over the next five years– due to passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), population growth and aging – the role of advanced-practice nurses or nurse practitioners (NPs) is also increasing. But a new study illustrates how federal policies influence the NP workforce and practice, and how misalignment of those policies with state mandates can affect workforce supply and patient access to care.

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Incest and the Duggars: Lina Svedin of @Uutah Available to Talk About How the Case Opens Up an Important Public Policy Discussion

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Power Outages May Become Worse Absent Upgrades to National, State Reliability Rules

Researchers who studied the national and state regulations that are supposed to ensure a reliable electricity system throughout the United States have concluded that important upgrades are needed in the way the reliability of the systems is measured along with new standards to prevent outages.

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Former NATO Commander Adm. James G. Stavridis Joins Johns Hopkins APL as Senior Fellow

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The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pleased to announce that Admiral James G. Stavridis, former Commander of NATO Forces and current Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, will join APL as a Senior Fellow.

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Researchers Say Anti-Pollution Rules Have Uncertain Effects

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Air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives annually. A new study by researchers at Indiana University says these estimates are more uncertain than commonly believed.

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The Occupy Movement: A History of Protests

Despite recent media attention on worldwide uprisings and protests, such as the Arab uprisings and the Occupy movement, the phenomenon of protest camps is not new. Throughout human history and across multiple locations, when faced with significant societal challenges, people often gather to protest against the problems they face. Dr Anna Feigenbaum, leader of the politics programme at Bournemouth University (BU), has been examining the phenomenon of protest camps, looking at what makes them unique, what draws people to them and what it says about human behaviour and social change.

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Boy Scout Decision on Gay Leaders Is 'Passing Buck' to Local Councils

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Top Law Don from Yale to join NUS Law

Singapore, 21 May 2015 - The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Alec Stone Sweet, an internationally renowned professor of comparative constitutional law and comparative politics, will be joining NUS Law in January 2016. Prof Stone Sweet, who has been with the Yale Law School since 2004, will be giving up his tenured position to join NUS. Prof Stone Sweet will be the inaugural Saw Swee Hock Centennial Professor in Law, a tenured full-time position at NUS Law. The Saw Swee Hock Centennial Professorship in Law is generously supported by Professor Saw Swee Hock, President’s Honorary Professor of Statistics at NUS, who has supported numerous education and research related ventures at universities worldwide. The Professorship is one of the most distinguished appointments at NUS.