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Harvard Law Review Launches New Online Platform: The Harvard Law Review Blog

Yesterday, the Harvard Law Review announced the launch of the Harvard Law Review Blog, a new platform for timely discussion of current legal issues. The Blog will connect readers to today’s leading legal scholars and practitioners, providing regular expert analysis…

What's the Future of Terrorism? Especially Lone Wolf Terrorists and How to Stop Them?

What's the Future of Terrorism? Especially Lone Wolf Terrorists and How to Stop Them?

​Artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and other future technologies will give individuals extraordinary power; including lone wolf terrorists. Last July, 25 futurists and security experts from 14 countries met for several days near Washington, D.C. to share their research, insights, and…

Organization Seeks to Have US Descendants of Enslavement Formally Recognized as Unique Ethnic Group

Organization Seeks to Have US Descendants of Enslavement Formally Recognized as Unique Ethnic Group

A US based NGO has submitted a formal request to the United Nations' Commission on Population Development to compose an empirical instrument designed to formally define Indigenous and African descendants of colonialism and enslavement in the United States as a…

Recently Appointed Federal Judge Humiliates Mentally Ill Inmate

A United States District Judge displayed an inexplicable bias against a mentally ill federal inmate, Frank Amodeo. Amodeo, deemed incompetent in 2008, is currently serving a 270 month sentence for a corporation's non-payment of reported taxes. As a part of…

Workers Sue the State of California to Declare More Than a Billion Dollars in Wage Immunity Unconstitutional

Workers Sue the State of California to Declare More Than a Billion Dollars in Wage Immunity Unconstitutional

Piece Rate workers who have had their wages stolen from them by the passage of California Assembly Bill 1513, legislation which included an immunity provision for employers who failed to pay piece rate workers their full wages, today served their Federal Lawsuit…

UN NGO Recommends Kennedy Model to Leverage Billions for Southeast United States

UN NGO Recommends Kennedy Model to Leverage Billions for Southeast United States

A report published by the UN Economic and Social Council is reaching back to US President Kennedy's administration for guidance to alleviate poverty in the deep south of the United States. The Appalachian Regional Commission was born out of former…

Scientologists—Standing Up for Human Rights on Human Rights Day 2016

Scientologists—Standing Up for Human Rights on Human Rights Day 2016

​​​​In commemoration of International Human Rights Day, Scientology Churches, Missions and groups joined forces with public officials, community groups and concerned individuals to forward the basic principles enshrined in the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights to protect and defend…

United for Human Rights Featured in National Museum

United for Human Rights Featured in National Museum

In Atlanta, Georgia, the historic soul of the civil rights movement, the flame of that era is kept alive in a stunning museum—the Center for Civil and Human Rights. To help accomplish the Center’s purpose of creating a space where visitors…

Scientology Humanitarian Award Presented to Civil Rights Leaders

Scientology Humanitarian Award Presented to Civil Rights Leaders

​​​​The Church of Scientology National Affairs Office presented its annual humanitarian award to Ms. Cynthia Roseberry, Project Manager for Clemency Project 2014 and member of the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections. Roseberry headed a massive pro bono legal effort resulting in…

Urgent Appeal to United Nations Human Rights Council to Intervene in US Police Shootings Goes Viral

Urgent Appeal to United Nations Human Rights Council to Intervene in US Police Shootings Goes Viral

A campaign calling for the United Nations to weigh in on the recent killings of unarmed people of color by law enforcement in the United States is gaining attention on social media.  To raise awareness, UN NGO United States Sustainable…

Law Gets Win Rate Analysis Like Baseball – Now You Can Choose the Best Lawyer for Your Situation With Confidence

Law Gets Win Rate Analysis Like Baseball – Now You Can Choose the Best Lawyer for Your Situation With Confidence

The sudden arrival of analytics to law is transforming the way that consumers choose their lawyers. Legal startup, Litigas, is empowering the average consumer to find the best attorney for their case type based on litigation data from Premonition, the…

ACLU Victory for Jailed Blogger Darren Chaker

ACLU Victory for Jailed Blogger Darren Chaker

​​​​​Darren Chaker was on probation for a white collar crime. It was alleged he defamed a police officer and put in jail. After spending months in jail, Mr. Chaker's imprisonment was found unconstitutional. Mr. Chaker was supported by the ACLU of San Diego, Electronic Frontier…

Missing Peace Pictures to Produce Human Trafficking Feature Film

Missing Peace Pictures is proud to announce their new project “Dreams I Never Had,” a film inspired by a true story of a teenage girl ‘Layla’ who is held captive as a domestic laborer in the home of a wealthy…

Our Stories Matter: Revisiting the Impact of St Francis/St Emma

​January 27, 2016 Contact:    Ryan Heathcock         (202) 270-0790         ryan@ryaninternational.net “Our Stories Matter: Revisiting the impact of  St Francis/St Emma” During a time when Virginia law prohibited black and white children from attending the same schools and…

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