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Impropriety Of Officers With Women Prisoners

They should be controlling, but not too controlling; caring, but not too caring. That’s how one corrections official describes the fine line that prison officers must walk in their dealings with inmates. Veer too far in one direction and you … Continue reading

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Is Being A Lawyer Actually That Good For You?

That’s easy isn’t it? It’s going to be about stress. Everyone knows too much stress is bad for you and lawyers work too hard. The law’s often complicated and clients frequently stressed themselves, and that makes working with them stressful. … Continue reading

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‘No Means No’ Latest Rape Statute Of Germany

Germany’s parliament has passed a new law defining rape, clarifying that “No means No”, even if a victim did not fight back. Critics believe Germany has long lagged behind other developed nations when it comes to its rape laws. The … Continue reading

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A Ghoulish Tour Of Few Medieval Punishments

The Oxfordshire town of Thame has announced it is considering bringing back stocks as a tourist attraction, but which other settlements have kept their instruments of medieval correction? Stocks date back to at least the time of the Black Death … Continue reading

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Drone Journalism to be legally possible in USA

“There are still challenges, and we haven’t even talked about state and local laws that have been piling up while the FAA lumbered toward today. But the future of drones in journalism is much brighter today than it has ever … Continue reading

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Adulterous men also could face Cameroon Jail

Men who commit adultery could be sent to jail under a new law being debated by parliament in Cameroon. The law has the backing of President’s Paul Biya’s party and so might be approved. Women already face being jailed for … Continue reading

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Madhuri Dixit Clause Of Celeb-brand Contracts

Movie stars can sometimes make or break the future of a brand they endorse. Over the years, Madhuri Dixit-Nene has been the face of the Olay skincare range in India. At 49, she’s been the perfect fit for the cosmetic … Continue reading

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A modelling website rapist lawsuit gets revived

A lawsuit against a modelling website, alleging that it failed to warn members about rapists using the site, has been revived by a US court. The case against Internet Brands, which operates Model Mayhem, was originally dismissed in 2014. But … Continue reading

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The One Time It Is Okay Not To Pay Off A Debt

It’s not always a good idea to pay off old debts. In fact, making even a small payment on an old debt can be the worst thing you could do for your finances. Here’s why: Debt collectors can be aggressive, … Continue reading

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Falsely Accused Of Rape, To Seek Legal Costs

The four students who were falsely accused of the gang rape of a woman at a college summer ball have been told they can seek costs of £221,000. Judge Jamie Tabor QC gave Thady Duff, Leo Mahon and Patrick Foster, … Continue reading

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