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Vaccine xenophobia against immigrants and refugees must end

For millions of refugees and asylum seekers around the world, death may seem more merciful than what they have to endure before, during, and after migration, especially during a pandemic that has crippled even the strongest of countries. When we talk about health equity and disparity, we mostly think about...
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Requestor or Requester: What to Call Someone Making a Request

When the subject of a sentence performs an action that characterizes them, we can add either the -er or -or suffix to the verb. But how do we know which of these two suffixes to use, particularly when we want to reference the person making a request? In other words, what is the difference between a “requestor” and a “requester”?
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‘I’ll prefer wearing my own shoes’ – Kissi Agyebeng on comparison with Amidu

The Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng, has no intentions of resorting to the strategies of his predecessor, Martin Amidu in fighting corruption in Ghana. Mr. Agyebeng, during his vetting in Parliament on Thursday, July 22, 2021, said he intends to rely on his own experiences and professional training to effectively deliver on his mandate as a Special Prosecutor.
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I’ll use ‘Anas principle’ in my work as Special Prosecutor – Agyebeng

The Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng, says he will employ the use of undercover investigations and investigative journalists in his work. According to him, tackling corruption will be difficult without the use of such undercover investigative means by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Speaking at his vetting on Thursday, Mr....
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Kissi Agyebeng to be vetted for Special Prosecutor position today.

Special Prosecutor nominee, Mr. Kissi Agyebeng is scheduled to be vetted by Parliament’s Appointments Committee today, Thursday, July 22, 2021. The vetting will take place at the committee rooms 1,2, and 3 of the New Administration Block of Parliament House at 10:00 am. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Godfred Yeboah...
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‘I’ll only resign amidst unbearable difficulties’ – Kissi Agyebeng.

The Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng, has stated that he would consider leaving the job if he’s faced with challenges that are “unbearable”. Mr. Agyebeng said, although his first inclination will be to “persevere along” amid difficult times, he will throw in the towel if the challenges become unbearable. He...
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Ms. Foundation for Women Announces Five New Board Members

NEW YORK – Today, the Ms. Foundation for Women announced the return of Rene Redwood and Gwen Chapman, Charline Gipson, Diane Manuel, and Pamela Shifman as new members of its distinguished Board of Directors. These additions bring background in finance along with expertise in environmental, social, and governance issues (ESG) through the lens of gender and race equity.
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Donald E. Alhart

Donald E. Alhart of Sandwich died at his home on July 9. He was 80. He was the husband of Linda C. (Cook) Alhart for 55 years. The couple met on a blind date during a snowstorm in Rochester, New York. The son of William and Virginia (Strathman) Alhart, he...
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Cornell names slew of new deans, including first leader of public policy school

ITHACA, N.Y.—Cornell University has named three new deans this summer, including choosing the first leader of its newly announced Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. The new deans were announced by the school in separate press releases last month. Colleen Barry will lead the Brooks School of Public Policy, Jens David Ohlin was named dean of the Cornell Law School and Jinhua Zhao was named dean of the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Zhao and Barry are from out of town, but Ohlin had been the interim dean of the law school for several months before the recent removal of the interim tag.
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They’ve Got Next: The 40 Under 40—By The Numbers

In our first law firm recognition special report, “They’ve Got Next: The 40 Under 40,” we focused first on highlighting the many achievements of these 40 young attorneys, who are winning for their clients and leading in their law firms and beyond. But in a nod to our data-driven tradition at Bloomberg Law, we also wanted to highlight a few fun factoids that will give you a peek into our class — from a quick look at which practice areas and law schools boast the highest numbers of honorees, to where our 40 Under 40 class are based around the country. And if you’re also curious to know about the most popular songs on this group’s summer playlists, (“Wheels on the Bus,” you say?) read on.
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Inflation climbs for third straight month, hitting 5.4 percent year over year

Consumer prices rose for a third straight month in June, jumping by 5.4 percent year over year, as soaring consumer demand continues to outstrip supply. The monthly Consumer Price Index, released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is a broad measure of inflation for goods and services including groceries, airfares, cars and clothing, and shows how quickly prices are rising.
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Vetting of Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor slated for July 22

The Appointments Committee of Parliament has slatted the vetting of Mr. Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor for Thursday, July 22, 2021. This was contained in a press statement issued by the Clerk to the Appointments Committee on Monday, July 12, 2021. According to the press statement, the vetting will take...
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How does a contingency fee plan work with an attorney?

Sometimes, when you hire an attorney, he or she will not charge you upfront for the services. Instead, the professional will work on a contingency fee plan. According to Cornell Law School, a contingency fee means a payment the attorney takes from the settlement you get. This type of payment arrangement is most common with personal injury lawsuits.
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Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng to be vetted next week

The Appointments Committee of Parliament will on Thursday, July 22, 2021 vet Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng. This was contained in a press statement issued by the Clerk to the Appointments Committee on Monday, July 12, 2021. According to the press statement, the vetting will take place at the committee...
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