In memory of human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana

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Renowned anti-apartheid struggle and human rights lawyer, Priscilla Jana, passed away on Saturday. 

Tributes poured in for Jana, who served as the deputy chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). The

Asia Minute: Indonesians Protest New Labor Law

Thousands of protestors have turned out this week in city streets across Indonesia. They oppose a new law that went into effect this week affecting many parts of the country’s economy.

The focus of the nationwide protests is the “Job Creation Law” — which took effect on Monday. But employment

Microsoft says the Department of Labor has asked it to prove its goal to double Black leaders within the company doesn’t violate US employment laws against discrimination

Satya Nadella wearing glasses talking on a cell phone: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella REUTERS

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella REUTERS

  • Microsoft in June said it plans to double the number of Black and African American leaders within the company by 2025.
  • The company disclosed on Tuesday that it received a letter from the Department of Labor stating that the goal “appears to imply

Video of immigration agents stopping and questioning Black jogger sparks backlash, calls for investigation

Apreala videotaped some of the exchange, which was posted by a woman on Facebook, and later rocketed across the Internet.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts announced it was representing Apreala and investigating the encounter.

“This incident raises serious constitutional questions and is disturbing on a human level,” attorney

Judge says lawyer went too far in her accusations of misconduct

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    BENTON, LA (KTBS) — Shreveport lawyer and Caddo Parish district attorney candidate Patricia Gilley, who was briefly jailed for contempt of court last week after accusing a Bossier Parish judge of lying about the sentence he would impose in a manslaughter case, refused

Navajo Nation officials modify law for marijuana

Noel Lyn Smith, Farmington Daily Times
Published 1:39 p.m. MT Oct. 8, 2020


Amendment clarifies legal definition of pot

Story Highlights

  • The measure prohibits the possession, manufacturing, transportation, selling, usage, trading or delivery of the plant on the Navajo Nation.
  • An exception was made for hemp, which comes from