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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.

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Death Penalty Opponents Finding Unexpected Allies In Elimination of Executions, Even In Conservative States

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Clash Between Personal Rights and National Security

A legal adviser to whistleblower Edward Snowden is among the many leading contributors to a new free online course being run by the University of Adelaide: Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security.

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Gun Violence Restraining Orders: A Promising Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence in the U.S.

Gun violence restraining orders (GVROs) are a promising strategy for reducing firearm homicide and suicide in the United States, and should be considered by states seeking to address gun violence, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California, Davis, argue in a new report.

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Expert Comment: Why Steve Hilton Is Right – by James Dempsey, University of Warwick

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Charles/Adams Meeting Needs to Be Seen From Both Perspectives, Argues Dr Kevin Hearty

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Exposed: Extreme Use of Assault on Officer Charge in Washington, D.C.

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A five-month investigation by Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University and WAMU 88.5 News, co-produced by Reveal, found DC Police over use the assaulting a police officer charge.

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WVU Expert Available to Discuss Policing Concerns and Community Unrest

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Hiding Weapons in Civilian Areas Is Nothing New in Warfare