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Newswise: New Book Reveals Human Cost of Climate Change
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8-Feb-2013 6:00 AM EST
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17-Jan-2013 11:30 AM EST
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Newswise: Survey Finds Americans Support “Do Not Mail”
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3-Dec-2012 3:50 PM EST
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Newswise: CA Leads Nation in Exonerations of Wrongfully Convicted

CA Leads Nation in Exonerations of Wrongfully Convicted

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

A new criminal justice initiative today released a study showing that 200 or more wrongful convictions have been thrown out since 1989 in California, costing those convicted more than 1,300 years of freedom and taxpayers $129 million.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law,

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24-Oct-2012 5:00 AM EDT
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New High Court Training Program for Lawyers

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

Berkeley Law launches the first moot court for attorneys who want to test their skills on cases pending before the California Supreme Court. The program will be run by the law school's new California Constitution Center, which will study state constitutional issues.

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30-Aug-2012 2:00 PM EDT
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New Report Finds Biometric ID Card Could Cost $40 Billion

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

A first-ever in-depth analysis of the costs of a biometric employment I.D. card that has an embedded fingerprint or hand vein scan. The card would replace various forms of ID, such as a driver’s license, social security card and passport during the hiring process.

Channels: Immigration,

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9-Feb-2012 9:00 AM EST
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24-Oct-2011 6:00 AM EDT
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