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Film and TV association calls on its members to stop cooperating with Russia

A major film and television association has called on its members to suspend cooperation and exchanges with Russia. The Alliance of Film and Television Producers (Pact) – the UK’s trade association for independent producers – has also removed all information about Russian production and companies from its website. The association counts among its members Hartswood […]

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Two Minutes to Master – New Jersey Education Association

Climb the mountain of public speaking By Dr. Glen Coleman I believe that central to meaningful teaching is asking students, “What do you think? – and listen to their answers. When teachers and students seek and question, we embark on a sacred journey. When we use course content to better understand our world, we step […]

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Hong Kong Bar Association should not discuss politics, says new president

The Hong Kong Bar Association should not deal with or discuss political issues, newly elected president Victor Dawes has said, as the senior lawyer has pledged to protect the city’s rule of law which ‘doesn’t is not dead”. Hong Kong lawyers elected Dawes on Thursday night to replace top counsel Paul Harris who faced heavy […]

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Interview: Afghanistan’s embattled Independent Bar Association lawyer fears for his life and his country’s legal future amid Taliban crackdown – JURIST – Features

On Sunday, a group of young Afghan lawyers gathered at a Kabul hotel to hold a press conference on the importance of an independent legal profession and respect for the rule of law in Afghanistan. As they prepared to go to live, their plans were thwarted by two wagons of armed Taliban. This is the […]

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Visiting delegation from the National Bar Association of the United States

Prime Minister Mark Phillips yesterday received a courtesy visit from the President of the National Bar Association of the United States of America, Carlos Moore, and a delegation from that organization. The Prime Minister, who was accompanied by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Gail Teixeira, briefed the delegation on his government’s “inclusive approach” […]

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The members of the office of the bar association must be elected by lawyers regularly practicing before this court: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that the members of the Bar Association must be elected by genuine voters and genuinely/regularly practicing lawyers in the relevant High Court/Tribunal. Foreigners who do not practice regularly in this court cannot be allowed to hijack the system by allowing them to participate in the process of electing members of […]

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Gilberto Vera will receive the 2021 Jack Berman Achievement Award from the California Young Lawyers Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) is pleased to announce that Gilberto Vera is the recipient of its 2021 Jack Berman Award of Achievement. CYLA annually confers the Jack Berman Excellence Award to recognize a new or young lawyer within their first eight years of practice for distinguished […]

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Bar Association President Prashant Kumar Elected to ILAC Board

The International Legal Assistance Consortium has elected lawyer Prashant Kumar to its board of directors. Kumar, also president of the Bar Association of India, is the second Asian to serve on the ILAC board. Established in 2002, ILAC, according to information on its website, was born out of the recognition that more efficient and better […]

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American Bar Association Appoints Attorney Ayesha Mehdi to Leadership Positions for Healthcare Fraud and Compliance, Diversity and Inclusion Group

LAS VEGAS — Spencer Fane’s associate attorney, Ayesha Mehdi, JD, MHSA, has been appointed by the American Bar Association (ABA) to chair the Fraud and Compliance Interest Group of its Health Law and Vice Section -President Diversity and Inclusion. In these leadership roles, Mehdi will lead efforts to improve diversity, promote justice and create growth […]