James Cowan

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Justice minister wants Supreme Court opinion on new genetic testing law

James Cowan, who won unanimous support for it in the Senate. Last March, it won the overwhelming support of MPs in the House of Commons,...

UT's commencement ceremonies are next week

KNOXVILLE—More than 4,000 students, including 3,038 undergraduates, 805 graduate, 96 law and 82 veterinary medicine students, will participate in commencement ceremonies next week at the...

Wake Up Call: Senate Confirms Clayton to Lead SEC

Cowan left Dewey & LeBoeuf in 2009, before it went bankrupt, but he was still among former Dewey partners hit by by clawback suits in...

The battle has begun – Applicants compete for remaining four senate seats at ASUI meeting

James Howard supported the bill, and said the amendment's specific timelines would encourage business to move forward in a timely manner, as a courtesy to...

How Hillary Clinton tamed her friends

It's a diverse club that includes everyone from the Democratic nominee's kindergarten playmates, to Bill Clinton's Rhodes Scholar chums, to former White House, Senate and...

100 years ago in Tucson Aug. 18: Charges against the chief

While in the Chiricahua mountains in company with Forest Ranger William A. Accurst, a brother pf Senator Accurst, a fine bay horse belonging to the...

Irrigation board runs into more election issues

Judge James Manley will oversee the hearing possibly in September. Lake County informed the FJBC that they would not administer a special election until the...

How taking a DNA genetic test could affect your life and health ...

Heavily-promoted DNA testing kits could cause problems with your insurer and even your employer thanks to a lack of Canadian regulation.and more »...

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James O. Barnett, pastor, and the congregation welcome all. FRIDAY; AUG. 19. Summer Nights LINE DANCING at .... The reunion also includes surnames Cowan, Blaylock,...

APA Launches PR Firm, Opens Atlanta Office (Exclusive)

They will be led by former Rogers & Cowan executive Maggie Gallant, who has joined APA as executive vice president. Over the course of her...

Michael Moore to Get Deauville Film Festival Career Honor

The pundit had pleaded guilty to illegal campaign contributions to a candidate challenging Democratic New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. He protests the ... And at...

In Virginia, Clinton tests Senator Tim Kaine as a 'safe' VP pick

Robert Menendez of New Jersey, who has served on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with Kaine, said in a brief interview: "If you look at...

'AMERICA IN TATTERS': 'hurtling toward the most racially divisive and acrimonious election in a generation ...

The officiant was former Sen. Mo Cowan of Mass. Both are 2011 graduates of USC (Trojans), where they met. Ferguson worked for the campaigns of...

US attorney general closes Clinton email probe, says no charges

Shortly before Lynch's announcement, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters, "I think the next step...is to compare what Hillary Clinton said to the FBI...

US attorney general closes Clinton email probe, says no charges

Shortly before Lynch's announcement, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters, "I think the next step...is to compare what Hillary Clinton said to the FBI...

What is it like to live in Portsmouth, N.H.?

The Boston GlobeTom Holbrook grew up in Maine and likes the countryside more than big cities. But as the owner of a bookstore, he's culturally...

Sen. James Cowan, Canadian Coalition For Genetic Fairness Win U.S. Advocacy Award

OTTAWA — A Canadian senator is the co-winner of this year's second annual advocacy award from the American Society of Human Genetics. Sen. James Cowan...

ASHG honors CCGF and Senator James Cowan with Advocacy Award

(press release) (press release)BETHESDA, MD - The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named the Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness (CCGF); and Senator...

Assisted-dying bill discriminates: Senator James Cowan

Nova Scotia Senator James Cowan, leader of the Independent Senate Liberals, says Bill C-14 discriminates against people with mental illness seeking medically-assisted death. "Unless you're...

Senate leader McConnell says 'nobody wants terrorists to have firearms'

On Wednesday, senators from both parties will have an opportunity to speak directly to some experts when Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey and...

Democrats link guns to terrorism, turn to gun control after Orlando

3 Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer of New York, and other Democrats said they would try as early as this week to get votes on a...

Assisted-dying bill unlikely to clear Senate before June 6 deadline

(subscription) (subscription)The bill is now in the hands of the Senate, where the Conservative and Liberal leadership say there is no way it will...

General Primary Election: Polls now open

Republican Senator Johnny Isakson is seeking a third term and has stockpiled nearly $6 million in cash for his re-election campaign. In this primary, he...

Editorial: Assisted dying bill in a chokehold

Independent Senate Liberal leader James Cowan, for instance, has signalled he wants further amendments. What if the June 6 deadline passes? As with abortion, Canada...

Allow advance requests for assisted-death, forget June 6 deadline: senators

CBC.caBut at a meeting Tuesday, Conservative Senate Leader Claude Carignan and independent Liberal Leader James Cowan informed the government's representative, Sen. Peter Harder, that it's...

Rep. Garry's bill limiting generous benefit to get first hearing

Former President Carole Cowan, who retired in February 2015 after more than two decades, was paid $207,807 -- $141,241 for 20 percent of accrued, unused...

Lobbying on physician-assisted dying continues as new law nears passage

(subscription) (subscription)Once the bill passes the House, it'll be up to the Senate to complete its study and potentially amend the bill further. Two...

Trump on best behavior as he woos Republicans but differences remain

In a meeting at a Washington law firm, Trump sat down with James Baker, who served as secretary of state for Republican President George H.W.

June deadline for assisted dying bill 'not a drop-dead date': Liberal senator

OTTAWA — Even as the House of Commons takes unusual measures to expedite physician-assisted dying legislation, some in the red chamber are nonplussed about missing...

TRUMP'S EMPTY CABINET: Top GOP talent resists serving – FREEZE-OUT for foreign press -- B'DAY: Laura Capps ...

“Oil companies may face yet another headache if Democrats regain the Senate in November: Lawmakers such as Whitehouse told POLITICO they will push to hold...

Election 2016: It could be another nailbiter

Brisbane Times - here are the numbers you need to knowBrisbane TimesAustralian elections are usually nail-biters. In seven of the past 11 elections, the winning...

'Warrior for justice' Alvin Brooks receives Truman Award

Over four decades, winners have included congressmen and senators, two presidents, historians and authors, and Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. Brooks has...

Could your genetic makeup be jacking up your insurance premiums?

Senator James Cowan. Cowan's proposed law — Bill S-201, the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act — would make it illegal for insurance companies or anyone else to...

Fredericksburg residents to pick mayor, council and school board members May 3

BACKGROUND: 2015 graduate, Randolph–Macon College; worked for Rappahannock Insurance Services as a customer service representative for five years and for past year as a licensed...

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James Brewster (i), Dem. State Senate - District 47. Elder Vogel (i), GOP. State Senate - District 49. Sean Wiley (i), Dem. State Senate -...

Trump envoys to woo Republican leaders at Florida reception

"Senator Ted Cruz has been MATHEMATICALLY ELIMINATED from race," Trump said on Twitter on Thursday. "He said Kasich should get out for same reason. I...

Assisted dying bill must reflect our values

The Globe and MailIt's startling to hear Senators discuss how they may try to expand or block the federal government's assisted dying bill. "Independent Liberal"...

Senate passes bill to keep genetic test results private

Cowan said there is evidence of Canadians being sidelined at work, forced into early retirement or put under increased surveillance after their employer became aware...

Genetic-testing bill to get final reading in Senate this week

"There's an increasing number of genetic tests for an increasing number of conditions, and as the tests become more precise, the issue becomes more important,"...

Sen. Jacques Demers in hospital after suffering stroke

“Because of who he is, it elevates his ability to draw attention to the message and I think he's done that,” said Senate Liberal leader...

Garry looks to deflate 'golden parachutes' for retiring state workers

Linnehan was ousted by Cowan's successor, James Mabry. Previously, the Boston Business Journal reported that Bridgewater State University President Dana Mohler-Faria retired and left the...

Essential Politics: President Obama to mingle with Hollywood A-listers

Bernie Sanders might see toward a nomination, questioning the senator's readiness to be president and his Democratic bona fides, even as her allies attacked his...

DeLEO on big data -

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How genetic testing can be used against you

The Globe and Mail - and how Bill S-201 could change thatThe Globe and MailTo correct the situation, Senator James Cowan has proposed the S-201...

WEEKEND REWIND: Sanders scores big: County caucuses give wide margins to senator

Both the Clinton and Sanders campaigns have been very active on the North Olympic Peninsula, operating phone banks and knocking on doors over the last...

Aging rigs spark debate: removal or reef? - Environment & Energy Publishing

Environment & Energy PublishingAging rigs spark debate: removal or reef?Environment & Energy Publishing"There are no artificial reefs in the Gulf of Mexico that are set...

Sanders scores big: County caucuses give wide margins to senator

Both the Clinton and Sanders campaigns have been very active on the North Olympic Peninsula, operating phone banks and knocking on doors over the last...

Birthright Citizenship: Debating and Defining 'American'

Senators only debated whether it should be the law. In particular, Senator Edgar Cowan of Pennsylvania opposed the Howard amendment on the ground that he...

OPINION: Canada's Senate needs renewal

In this spirit, the Senate has embarked on an important project of reform. On Dec. 17, 2015, the Senate passed a motion moved by Sen.