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  • Unless the Supreme Court steps in to postpone marriages for same-sex couples in Virginia, they could begin getting licenses to wed as early as next Wednesday, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit refused a delay Wednesday morning. If the procedure that has been followed in similar cases is used again, however, […]
  • Food, despite being the greatest opportunity for a healthy lifestyle, could become the greatest threat and cause of death, particularly across Africa. … Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/sA8YDWYgQ48/culture-the-albatross-perpetuating-stunting-and-malnutrition.html
  • The role of politics on the bench; focusing on education; the Roberts Court, the Supreme Court, and the historical arc of race and ethnicity; and a timeline for getting out of the classification business. In this five-part interview, Edward Blum – Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Founder and President of the Project […]
  • The test of President Barack Obama’s Africa policies will be if they survive after the next US president takes over in 2017. … Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/E1natQRc2dg/the-survival-of-obamas-legacy-for-africa.html
  • NAIROBI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: KENYA – The Central Bank of Kenya auctions 182-day and 364-day Treasury bills worth a total of 8 billion Kenyan shillings ($90.96 million). […]
  • The petition of the day is: Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins 13-1339 Issue: Whether Congress may confer Article III standing upon a plaintiff who suffers no concrete harm, and who therefore could not otherwise invoke the jurisdiction of a federal court, by authorizing a private right of action based on a bare violation of a federal […]
  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Canada will donate a small quantity of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed in its government lab to the World Health Organization for use in Africa, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/GZXJyVevzmM/idAFL2N0QI2IJ20140812
  • * Ghana delays academic year for tertiary institutions (Adds Canada to donate Ebola vaccine) Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/VIAxTuPe_Eg/idAFL6N0QI3EJ20140812
  • The final pair of matchups for the first round of the ATL Lawyer Letter Bracket. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/UfHzFU7rR5c/story01.htm
  • * Intellectual property lawyer chastised for plagiarism. Repeatedly. As they say, it’s like O. Henry and Alanis Morissette had a baby and named it this exact scenario. [Retraction Watch] * Legislator blocks an award to a wrongfully convicted man who served 11 years in prison because he thinks the guy should just feel lucky that […]