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Female Police Must be Virgins in Indonesia

Female Police Must be Virgins in Indonesia   Summary: A recent report shows that many Indonesian police forces perform virginity tests on female recruits, mandating that female policewomen be virgins before they are hired. According to CNN, if a woman wishes to join the police force in…>read more

No Comment November 19, 2014

Former Brazilian Billionaire’s Trial Underway

Former Brazilian Billionaire’s Trial Underway Summary: Eike Batista, previously worth $30 billion, is now $1 billion in debt after his businesses collapsed. He currently faces trial for insider trading charges. Eike Batista, who once held the number 7 spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s…>read more

No Comment November 18, 2014

Iraq Executes Citizens Even with Evidence Confessions Induced by Torture

Iraq Executes Citizens Even with Evidence Confessions Induced by Torture Summary: According to a recent investigation by the United Nations, the Iraqi government is sentencing citizens to death in increasing numbers as torture-induced confessions are used as evidence against them. In a disturbing report, the United Nations states that the…>read more

No Comment October 21, 2014

Ebola Has Not Only Health Consequences, But Also Financial Ones

Ebola Has Not Only Health Consequences, But Also Financial Ones Summary: The Ebola virus has brought health scares with it worldwide, but it may also have devastating economic effects on the countries in which it is present. The American Lawyer reports that for many Am Law firms who conduct business in…>read more

No Comment October 17, 2014

Bestiality May Finally Become Illegal in Denmark

Bestiality May Finally Become Illegal in Denmark Summary: Although bestiality has been legal in Denmark for some time, complete with animal brothels, a new law on the table may finally make the act illegal. Yes, you read that headline correctly. According to The Daily Beast, the current…>read more

2 Comments October 16, 2014

Uighur Scholar Given Life Sentence in China

Uighur Scholar Given Life Sentence in China Summary: China incurs worldwide criticism for sentencing Ilham Tohti to life in prison for voicing his views on China’s Turkic Uighur ethnic minority. China has doled out its most extreme sentence in a decade for illegal political speech. This Tuesday,…>read more

No Comment September 23, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide Summary: Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide, a South African court rules. Pistorius was found not guilty of murder on Thursday. Although a judge found Oscar Pistorius, 27, not guilty of the premeditated murder of his…>read more

No Comment September 12, 2014

Judge Rules Oscar Pistorius Not Guilty of Murder

Judge Rules Oscar Pistorius Not Guilty of Murder Summary: Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian who faced trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was found not guilty in a South African court on Thursday. The proceedings will continue on Friday, and the judge noted that Pistorius was definitely negligent…>read more

No Comment September 11, 2014

ISIS Could Cause Deadly Nationwide Blackouts in United States

ISIS Could Cause Deadly Nationwide Blackouts in United States Summary: If only nine of the United States’ tens of thousands of power stations were attacked by ISIS, the assault could cause the demise of most of the country’s citizens in only a year. WND.com reports that Dr. Peter Pry,…>read more

No Comment September 1, 2014

Monica Spear, Venezuelan Beauty Queen, Killed by Armed Robbers

Monica Spear, Venezuelan Beauty Queen, Killed by Armed Robbers Venezuelan beauty queen Monica Spear was killed by gunfire on a country road in Carabobo state in Venezuela on Monday night, according to a report from CNN. Spear, 29, and her ex-husband, Thomas Henry Berry, were killed after their car…>read more

No Comment January 8, 2014

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Public Finance Associate
USA-NY-Rochester

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP seeks an attorney with 2+ years public finance experience (either as a bond lawyer or as a Section 103 tax lawyer). Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essentia...