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Staff report University of Mississippi Samuel Taylor Rayburn (center) is announced as the first laureate of the UM Government Law Student Association’s inaugural policy competition at the November 2 meeting of the Oxford Council of Aldermen. Submitted photo The Government Law Students Association of the University of Mississippi School of Law recently hosted its first …

Phil Rostance remains a councilor for the Ashfield district. He was previously Nottinghamshire County Councilor. By Andrew Topping, local democracy journalist Nottinghamshire County Council has admitted breaking local government law by hiring a former councilor in a prominent officer role before being legally allowed to do so. The board appointed former county councilor Phil Rostance …

Samuel Taylor Rayburn (center) is announced as the winner of the UM Government Law Student Association’s inaugural policy competition at the November 2 meeting of the Council of Aldermen of Oxford. Submitted photo OXFORD, Mississippi – The Government Law Students Association of the University of Mississippi School of Law recently hosted its first policy competition, …

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) intends to organize the elections of local bodies in Sindh, but to this end, amendments are needed in the existing Law on Local Government to improve it. PPP Sindh Chairman Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said this on Sunday during an interview with media representatives after attending a program in the city’s …

Duty has not motivated so many large Australian government law firms to engage in volunteer work. The only thing that will be is to make the achievement of the pro bono goal a forced contractual obligation, writes Jacqueline Burns. The UK Labor Party has supported the creation of a state-run national pro bono center and …

“Jordan brings a wealth of experience and broad perspectives to Government Law Group and its clients. Parks Commissioner Jordan isrow joined the young recruit Government Law Group (GLG) as a partner. Isrow won the election for the District 2 seat of the Parkland Commission in November 2020. He received his JD from the University of …

The newly created State and Local Government Law (SLoG) blog, which Jonathan Adler wrote about here, published my article on “How Federalism Can Empower People to Vote with Their Feet”. Here is an exerpt : The US state and local government have received their fair share of criticism in recent years, including on this blog. …

TORONTO, September 29, 2021 / CNW / – The Canadian Association of Journalists (ACJ) is calling for swift and decisive action by authorities in response to a recent wave of targeted threats against several Canadian journalists. Last week, Maxime Bernier, the leader of the People’s Party of Canada, publicly urged his supporters to Twitter for …

The Guam International Airport Authority provided false information to the court in a deliberate attempt to violate the island’s open government law, according to Guam Superior Court Judge Anita Sukola, who said that she was considering holding the airport in contempt of court. She set a hearing date for June 27 to determine whether the …

Newswise – ALBANY, NY – The Government Law Center (GLC) at Albany Law School has just released its latest explainer to help lawyers, politicians and the public understand the challenges of law enforcement voting rights in the 21st century. While the 1965 Voting Rights Act aimed to rectify Jim Crow’s discriminatory laws in primarily southern …