Indiana House speaker steps down as College Board executive

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana House Republican leader has resigned from his leadership position with the organization that administers the SAT college admissions test, saying he wants to focus on his legislative duties. House Speaker Todd Huston said on Tuesday he had decided to step down as senior vice president …

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As Learning Standards Fall, National Group of Scholars Offers Civics Curriculum to Build Strong Democratic Communities » Publications » Washington Policy Center

Amid school closures, continued union dominance, critical race theory and falling learning standards, a prominent group of academics has set up a civics program to revive the teaching of history, democracy and tolerance in public schools. The new proposal is welcome news for engaged parents and citizens concerned about the …

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Encrypted messaging system used to procure gun for murder, court finds | UK News

A sophisticated encrypted telephone messaging system was used to provide a gun for one murder and to hatch a failed plot to commit another murder, an Old Bailey jury has heard during the trial of two men whose communications secrets were intercepted. The so-called EncroChat service was allegedly used to …

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Group to restore bowling alley, crucial point of Orangeburg massacre

A closed bowling alley at the center of a 1968 integration protest where state police killed three black students is being turned into a civil rights center Through MICHELLE LIU Associated Press/Report for America February 8, 2022, 8:40 a.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article …

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Court sees 52 potential lawyers in US hate crime trial of Arbery killers

Atlanta, Feb 7 (Reuters) – The first round of jury selection ended on Monday evening with 52 potential lawyers being questioned in the U.S. federal hate crimes trial of the three white men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery, a black jogger who was chased and shot while running through a predominantly …

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Ex-lawyer for Davis Polk Black says evidence warrants professional bias lawsuit

A black former associate of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP says he had evidence that could convince a jury that the company discriminated against him because of his race and hit back for his repeated complaints of bias, including qualifying him for misinterpretation, according to a case filed Monday in …

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Naderi Law Group’s Ray Naderi shortlisted for 2022 Super Lawyers list

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) February 07, 2022 Veteran lawyer Ray Naderi of Naderi Law Group was included in the 2022 Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a platform for rating outstanding lawyers from over 70 practice areas who have achieved a high degree of professional achievement and recognition by their peers. …

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Arbery killers’ unsuccessful pleas could complicate hate crime trial

By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison, the men who prosecuted and killed Ahmaud Arbery have already faced serious hurdles in finding impartial jurors for their upcoming federal hate crimes trial . Now, with jury selection due to begin …

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Black FedEx Driver Says He Was Doing His Job When White Men Shot Him | News

A black FedEx driver in Mississippi was doing his job on Jan. 24 when two white men in a van allegedly chased him and fired a gun at him. He survived the assault and the suspects have been arrested. But the lawyer representing the driver, D’Monterrio Gibsonnow calls for an …

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Hollendorfer and the Stronach group ready to fight in court

The action for damages brought by trainer Jerry Hollendorfer against the Stronach Group and its subsidiary owners of Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields is set to face a jury trial in Los Angeles Superior Court on February 14 following a pre-trial conference scheduled for Monday. Hollendorfer was banned …

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