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Joe Biden has promised to tackle systemic racism head on. He can start by appointing diverse judges and cabinet members.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden puts his protective face mask back on and adjusts it as he departs after speaking about President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and answering questions from reporters during a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., June 30, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Should Biden win, he must appoint the most diverse cabinet and judiciary in history, says five Black lawmakers in ...
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Is Former SCC Chief Justice McLachlin’s Action Committee and Leadership of the A2J Agencies Avoiding the Major Issues? [Part 2 of 2 Parts]

[The content of this article is closely related to five of my previous posts on Slaw , dated: July 25, 2019 ; April 9, 2020 ; May 29, 2020 ; August 6, 2020 ; and, October 22, 2020 . See also the full text on the SSRN .] Part 1 presented the proposition that the great amount of “emergency relief-type” activity and literature that has been produced by the many access to justice agencies (A2J agencies) in relation to the “A2J problem” of unaffordable lawyers’ services,...
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PSNI injury bill soars as Department of Justice plans rule changes

Justice department prepares to act as the bill for injury payments to ex-officers rises to £613m.
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California’s last-ditch effort to stop abandonment of toxic LA County plant fails

A U.S. District Court judge has denied California’s request to delay Exide Technologies’ abandonment of a heavily contaminated battery recycling plant in Los Angeles County until a newly filed appeal is resolved. The state Department of Toxic Substances Control filed its appeal Sunday, alongside an emergency motion to prevent Exide from dumping the site before the matter is heard. Attorneys for the state argued the property poses an “imminent and substantial” harm to public health once Exide sto...
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Victoria to conduct covert surveillance of businesses to ensure Covid compliance

Exclusive: government hires intelligence experts to identify workplaces at high risk of breaching coronavirus rulesVictoria cases trend map; Full Australian Covid statsMelbourne’s restrictions; Regional Victoria’s rulesSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus emailThe Victorian government is recruiting intelligence and data experts to analyse which workplaces to target for enforcement and surveillance operations, in a significant escalation of its capacity to punish employers who fail...
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Blue Bell ice cream's former CEO indicted on charges that he covered up Listeria contamination

Blue Bell Ice Cream is seen on shelves of an Overland Park grocery store prior to being removed on April 21, 2015 in Overland Park, Kansas. Blue Bell Creameries recalled all products following a Listeria contamination. Jamie Squire/Getty Images The Department of Justice on Tuesday charged Blue Bell ice cream's former CEO, Paul Kruse, in connection with an alleged scheme to cover up Listeria contamination in its ice cream. The Listeria outbreak associated with the tainted ice cream hospital...
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Ten Wins for Gun Owners That Only Happened Under President Trump

Topping the List are Pro-Gun Judges, Opening Gun Stores During COVID, and Unsigning the UN Gun Treaty! Ten Wins for Gun Owners That Only Happened Under President Trump, Donald Trump IMG WhiteHouse-gov USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Imagine having a President that did not believe the Second Amendment protects an individual right. Or a President who believes that’s it’s okay to confiscate millions of commonly-owned firearms. That is precisely what gun owners would be facing if Joe Biden is elected Pr...
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Goldman Sachs faces record $350 million fine from Hong Kong over 1MDB scandal

AP Photo/Richard Drew, File Hong Kong's financial regulator slapped Goldman Sachs with a $350 million fine on Thursday for its involvement in the 1MDB scandal.The bank's "serious lapses" and deficiencies in management contributed to the misappropriation of $2.6 billion from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund, the Securities and Futures Commission said in a statement.The fine is the largest ever imposed by the SFC, and marks the latest in a string of hefty settlement charges for the bank...
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Former Blue Bell Creameries CEO faces charges in connection with alleged listeria contamination coverup

A Texas grand jury charged Paul Kruse, Blue Bell Creameries' former CEO and president, was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged cover-up of the company's 2015 listeria outbreak, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
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Ex-Blue Bell CEO faces charges in connection with alleged listeria coverup

A Texas grand jury charged Paul Kruse, Blue Bell Creameries' former CEO and president, was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged cover-up of the company's 2015 listeria outbreak, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
Tags: Texas, News, Stories, Department Of Justice, Blue Bell Creameries, Paul Kruse


Fake CIA Spy Almost Scammed His Way Into Immunity

The scam was bigger than anyone knew.A sentencing memo filed in federal court by the Department of Justice reveals for the first time the full extent of fake spy Garrison Courtney’s stunning ruse: In addition to the $4.4 million he personally extracted from his victims over the course of more than four years, he was in line for nearly $4 billion in Army, Navy, and Air Force contracts had the FBI not caught him.Even more astonishing, before his double-fake cover was blown, Courtney came “dangerou...
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US indicts 6 Russian intelligence officers for hacking: All you need to know

The US Department of Justice has charged six Russian officers of the notorious Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) for attempting to undermine 2017 French elections, hacking the 2018 Winter Olympics, and hacking critical infrastructure in Ukraine and Georgia, among other things. The six officers belong to the hacking group infamously known as “Sandworm Team” that has previously been accused by the US of hacking Hilary Clinton’s emails. The British National Cyber Security Centre also anno...
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Trump is considering firing FBI director Christopher Wray after the election, report says

Christopher Wray. Leah Millis/Reuters President Donald Trump is considering firing FBI director Chris Wray after the election, The Washington Post reported. Trump's frustration with Wray and Attorney General William Barr has mounted in recent weeks after neither official announced an investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to boost Trump's poll numbers, the report said. Wray also recently participated in an election security video that debunked many of the conspiracy t...
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Former Blue Bell Creameries CEO faces charges in connection with alleged listeria contamination coverup

A Texas grand jury charged Paul Kruse, Blue Bell Creameries' former CEO and president, was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged cover-up of the company's 2015 listeria outbreak, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
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State Attorneys General Blast DOJ’s Purdue Pharma Settlement: A ‘Mirage Of Justice’

The Department of Justice announced a multi-billion-dollar settlement with Purdue Pharma on Wednesday.
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DOJ Lets Opioid Ghouls at Purdue Pharma Off With a Slap on the Wrist

The “Empire of Pain” and the family that profited from it scored a sick joke of a settlement with the Department of Justice on Wednesday, evading accountability for their role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Drugs, Department Of Justice, Doj, Big Pharma, Purdue Pharma, Opioids, Opioid Crisis, Sacklers, OxyContin


The October 2020 Biden Crime Family Laptop Surprise… ~ VIDEO

Joe & Kamala Screengrab joebiden-com USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Please promise not to even whisper amongst yourselves what you are about to read here. Do not share it, or even comment below about Hunter Biden’s laptop, because social media tells us that you are not qualified to know or discuss this information at the risk of having your account banned, where you will possibly be electronically scorned for life. And, as if the threat of being banned by FB or Twitter were not bad enough, the ultim...
Tags: New York Post, Usa, Guns, Mac, California, White House, Russia, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, State Department, James Clapper, Nancy Pelosi, Cia, Department Of Justice, Vietnam


Police in all 50 states are using secret tools to break into locked phones — and they're using them for cases as low-level as shoplifting, records show

Getty / Jose Maria Hernandez / EyeEm More than 2,000 police departments across all 50 states have purchased high-tech tools that can crack into locked, encrypted smartphones, according to a new report. Documents surfaced through open records requests by the Washington nonprofit Upturn show that police use phone-cracking technology far more often than previously known — and often without a warrant. Once they break into someone's phones, police can use the technology to extract all of their...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Android, Privacy, Washington, Police, US, Trends, Tech, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Department Of Justice, District Of Columbia, Tech Insider, Harlan Yu


David Perdue’s Race Was Under the Radar. Then He Opened His Mouth.

When Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) theatrically mocked Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris’ first name at a rally in front of President Donald Trump and a fired-up crowd last week, it reminded a national audience that there is, in fact, another heated U.S. Senate contest in the battleground state of Georgia.And that race might be just as intense as the Shakespearean blood feud unfolding between Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)—and, at the very least, just as pivo...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Department Of Justice, Resistance, Donald Trump, Perdue, Kamala Harris, Securities And Exchange Commission


The US and 6 other countries are pressuring tech companies to weaken encryption and make it easier for police to snoop on apps like iMessage or WhatsApp

Reuters The US and six of its allies issued a joint statement last week calling on tech companies to weaken encryption and make it easier for law enforcement to access people's private messages. The UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and Japan joined US Attorney General William Barr in calling on tech companies to build "back doors" for law enforcement to access encrypted messages. Currently, messaging apps like iMessage and WhatsApp are end-to-end encrypted, meaning no one — incl...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Japan, Privacy, India, US, Trends, Tech, Cybersecurity, Encryption, Department Of Justice, Doj, Reuters, Howell, Barr, Wickr


It's Google CEO Sundar Pichai's turn to roll the dice in a high-stakes game of monopoly

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here  This week: It's Google CEO Sundar Pichai's turn to roll the dice in a high-stakes game of monopoly Getty Four months before Google was officially founded as a company in September 1998, the US Department of Justice sued Microsoft for violating antitrust laws, ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Enterprise, Microsoft, Washington, Israel, US, Trends, Snapchat, Larry Page, Netflix, Bill Gates, Sergey Brin, Antitrust, Ibm, Department Of Justice


The DOJ antitrust lawsuit against Google could pose a risk to Apple's valuation, analyst says

Mandel Ngan/Getty Images; Denis Balibouse/Reuters The Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit against Google could pose a risk to Apple's valuation, according to a Wednesday analyst note from Bank of America.As detailed in the lawsuit, Apple has received up to $12 billion per year in high margin licensing fees from Alphabet for setting Google as the default search option on iPhones.If that agreement is determined to violate antitrust policies, it could represent a significant hit to Appl...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Trends, Bank Of America, Department Of Justice, Doj, Bing, Reuters, Apple Google, Google Apple, Matthew Fox, Denis Balibouse, Nicholas Colas, DataTrek Research, Mandel Ngan Getty Images


Government sues Google for stifling competition

The Department of Justice has launched its long–expected antitrust action against Google, centering its attack on the tech giant using its dominance in search and advertising to block competitors. The complaint targets a series of interlocking actions by Google that, as a whole, allegedly harmed competition and prevented rivals from gaining a meaningful audience. — Read the rest
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"Break 'Em Up": As DOJ Targets Google, Zephyr Teachout Urges Breakup of More Big Tech Monopolies

The Department of Justice and 11 states have filed a major antitrust lawsuit against Google in a move that could lead to the breakup of...
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Justice Department officials say their antitrust lawsuit against Google is not politically motivated — but Trump's shadow will continue to loom over the case, especially if he's reelected

President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr. AP Photo/Evan Vucci The Department of Justice's historic antitrust lawsuit against Google, filed Tuesday, comes as President Donald Trump is urging his administration to accelerate a push to regulate big tech companies more heavily. Both Democrats and Republicans agree that Google should be more heavily regulated, and the issues highlighted by the lawsuit have broad bipartisan support. But Democrats and career Justice Department off...
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Morning Docket: 10.21.20

* The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. Don't get it, people still use Ask Jeeves, AOL Keywords, and Prodigy, right...? (I'm really dating myself here!) [Wall Street Journal] * Lawyers at Jones Day have purportedly donated far more money to Joe Biden than President Trump, even though the firm is working on President Trump's re-election campaign. [Reuters] * The Los Angeles District Attorney and her husband are being sued over an incident earlier this year ...
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Google ‘monopoly gatekeeper’ for internet: Key takeaways from US antitrust lawsuit

“The Google of today is a monopoly gatekeeper for the internet,” said the United States government, in its antitrust lawsuit against the technology giant filed on Tuesday, beginning perhaps the biggest monopoly case of this century. The lawsuit accuses Google, with a market valuation of $1 trillion (a figure that dwarves the economies of many countries), of using anticompetitive tactics to maintain and extend its monopoly. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and eleven states (all run by Republic...
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Morgan Stanley's WhatsApp woes — Goldman stresses supply-chain security — Inside a 3D-printed home

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice filed its long-awaited antitrust case on Tuesday against Google for what it alleges are unfair advantages in search and online advertising. At first glance, this has little to do with Wall Street, beyond those who have made investments made in the tech space.However, it's worth considering how this might impact the overall push by Big Tech to get deeper into banking. Whether it's helping to facilitate payments or operating marketplaces,...
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Morgan Stanley's WhatsApp woes

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice filed its long-awaited antitrust case on Tuesday against Google for what it alleges are unfair advantages in search and online advertising. At first glance, this has little to do with Wall Street, beyond those who have made investments made in the tech space.However, it's worth considering how this might impact the overall push by Big Tech to get deeper into banking. Whether it's helping to facilitate payments or operating marketplaces,...
Tags: Google, Navy, California, Trends, Intel, Goldman Sachs, Salesforce, Department Of Justice, Morgan Stanley, Nasdaq, Doj, Blackstone, Wells Fargo, Charlotte, Friedman, Victor Perez


Google Faces Antitrust Lawsuit From Justice Department And 11 States

The Department of Justice, along with 11 state attorneys general, is suing Google in its biggest antitrust action in decades. Google...
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