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CWRU Hosts “Race, Food and Justice Conference,” April 25-26, 2013

In collaboration with Environmental Health Watch, Growing Power, and Rid-All Green, Case Western Reserve University’s Social Justice Institute is sponsoring the “Race, Food & Justice Conference.”  Highlights of the conference include a screening of Byron Hurt’s independent film, “Soul Food Junkies.” On Friday, conference speakers will include Erika Allen of the Growing Food and Justice for …Read the Rest

Online Access to Federal Court Trials

The merits of allowing cameras in federal courts has been debated for many years. In 1972, the Judicial Conference of the United States adopted a prohibition against cameras in the courtroom. From 1972 until 1990 the Code of Federal Conduct for United States Judges flatly mandated that a “judge should prohibit broadcasting, televising, recording, or taking …Read the Rest

State of the Union 2014

On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, President Obama will deliver his second State of the Union address in his second, and final, term in office. The phrase, “State of the Union” was first used in 1934 by Franklin D. Roosevelt. George Washington, who delivered the first regular annual message before a joint session of Congress on …Read the Rest

Privacy is Key Feature of Free Search Engines

If you haven’t tried a new search engine in awhile, you might want to look into a couple that are beginning to catch on with searchers concerned with privacy as well as reliable results. DuckDuckGo (DDG) is making a splash in the press as well as among those who follow tech trends. Recently featured in …Read the Rest

Hurricane Sandy News

The unprecedented multi-state swath of devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy will take months to assess and recover. For those looking for immediate information about the local, regional and, national implications of the storm there are blogs, newspaper websites, television news broadcasts, and government websites for updates online. Here are a few highly …Read the Rest

United Nations and the Rule of Law

On September 24, 2012, the United Nations in New York will convene the High-level Meeting of the 67th Session of the General Assembly on the Rule of Law at the National and International Levels. This is the first High-level Meeting of the General Assembly exclusively devoted to the rule of law. In a 2011 UN …Read the Rest