Religion events from around the Washington area

The preacher for the event is Larry S. Gibson, lawyer, law professor and author of “Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice.” A...

Capital Journal Friday PM: Campaign 2016, Top Stories of the Week, More

(blog)THE A-HED: FROM WASCALLY WABBIT TO WAGNER: Long before she became an opera star, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Bishop believed that Brünnhilde, the heroine in Richard...

March of the Living involves youth from around the world

Justice Rosalie Abella, herself born in a displaced persons camp and now a member of Canada's Supreme Court, in the name of the survivors; Edward...

'No statute of limitations on genocide,' Nuremberg anniversary confab reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

Grand jury report slams DOC officials, governor's office in execution probe

The grand jury was critical of the lethal injection protocol, especially in the execution of Charles Frederick Wagner and the scheduled execution of Richard Eugene...

Five things you should know before you start your work day on May 20

The Burlington, Ont. native went on to earn a law degree as a Fulbright Scholar at Yale, served as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice...

Today in History, May 16

In 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police can search discarded garbage ... Richard Hatch, who'd won $1 million in...

62 Years After Brown v. Board Of Education: Why Racial Segregation Is Up In US Schools

On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States declared segregated schools unconstitutional. .... AUBREYAnd Richard Rothstein, who's joining us on Skype as...

SUPREME COURT: Trump's shortlist rankles greens - Environment & Energy Publishing

SUPREME COURT: Trump's shortlist rankles greensEnvironment & Energy Publishing... marginalized communities." She added, "Americans should be deeply concerned that this list contains the seeds of...

BlackRock (BLK) Taps CPP Investment Board's Wiseman as Senior Managing Director

National PostHe also served as a law clerk to Madam Justice Beverley McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada. Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Mr.

Mathen: We don't need hearings to help in appointment of a new Supreme Court justice

Justin Trudeau will make his first Supreme Court appointment earlier than anticipated. Instead of replacing Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in 2018, the prime minister must...

Chief Justice of Canada to Deliver New England Law | Boston's Commencement Address

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada, will deliver the address at New England Law | Boston's 105th Commencement on Friday, May...

Today in History, May 16

In 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police can search discarded garbage ... Richard Hatch, who'd won $1 million in...

'Loving', 'Paterson' Among Awards Contenders Finally Arriving at Cannes

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving — the interracial couple whose 1958 marriage violated Virginia's anti-miscegenation law, which was eventually overturned by the Supreme...

So what's happened since the last New York international stamp exhibition? - Linn's Stamp News

So what's happened since the last New York international stamp exhibition?Linn's Stamp NewsThough he lost to the liberal Republican Javits, Wagner served two more terms...

TODAY IN HISTORY: MAY 16

New York TimesIn 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police can search discarded garbage ... Richard Hatch, who'd won $1...

Pleading Dignity: Alchemizing Form Into Substance

(subscription) (subscription)In a groundbreaking analysis of federal civil rights pleading forms, Professors Richard H. Frankel and Alistair E. Newbern discovered that there are: (1)...

Pleading Dignity: Alchemizing Form Into Substance

(subscription) (subscription)In a groundbreaking analysis of federal civil rights pleading forms, Professors Richard H. Frankel and Alistair E. Newbern discovered that there are: (1)...

Today's Highlight in History:

In 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police can search discarded garbage ... Richard Hatch, who'd won $1 million in...

Rate hike on mortgage in arrears slapped down by Supreme Court

Dissenting Justices Rosalie Abella, Michael Moldaver and Suzanne Côté said s. 8, as an exception from the foundational general rule of freedom to contract, should...

Today in History

In 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police can search discarded garbage ... Richard Hatch, who'd won $1 million in...

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

The case went to the Supreme Court of Canada, which in 2011 told the government to issue an exemption to the drug laws allowing Insite...

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Scissors used to cut open plastic bags containing heroin hang from a cable attached to a table in a room where addicts inhale the drug...

University of Virginia Ready for 187th Final Exercises

UVA Today (press release) (registration)UVA Today (press release) (registration)Dove, who served as poet laureate from 1993 to 1995, has garnered numerous literary and academic honors,...

University of Virginia Ready for 187th Final Exercises

Dove, who served as poet laureate from 1993 to 1995, has garnered numerous literary and academic honors, among them the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry...

Kate Taylor: Should the law protect original research?

(subscription) (subscription)Justice Keith Boswell of the Federal Court released a decision Tuesday dismissing a claim that Maltz and her fellow filmmakers, Barbara Bird and...

Nova Scotia court ruling reducing punitive damage award by 88% for insurer's breach of good faith against insurer stands

For the second time in three weeks, the Supreme Court of Canada announced it is not hearing an appeal – from a plaintiff suing an...

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

The case went to the Supreme Court of Canada, which in 2011 told the government to issue an exemption to the drug laws allowing Insite...

Echoes of a mining past

Local residents appearing in the documentary are Mary Louise Landrum, Richard Jabaley, Richard Wagner, Barbara Dilbeck, Barbara Holder, Peggy Kilpatrick, Keith Dilbeck, Alden Dilbeck, Dawna...

Ducktown Basin documentary debuts Sunday

Local residents that will appear in the documentary are Mary Louise Landrum, Richard Jabaley, Richard Wagner, Barbara Dilbeck, Barbara Holder, Peggy Kilpatrick, Keith Dilbeck, Alden...

Once unthinkable in US, heroin shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the bathrooms of fast-food joints — because...

Supervised safe havens for heroin use get serious look

In this Tuesday photo Marianne Jauncey, medical director at Sydney's Medically Supervised Injecting Centre lays out syringes and other equipment provided to clients using the...

'No Statute of Limitations on Genocide,' Nuremberg Anniversary Confab Reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

Ducktown Basin Documentary Premieres Sunday

Local residents that will appear in the documentary are Mary Louise Landrum, Richard Jabaley, Richard Wagner, Barbara Dilbeck, Barbara Holder, Peggy Kilpatrick, Keith Dilbeck, Alden...

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

The case went to the Supreme Court of Canada, which in 2011 told the government to issue an exemption to the drug laws allowing Insite...

Indigenous jurist should head the line, advocates say

1 retirement of Nova Scotia's Thomas Cromwell, the Liberals can make enormous symbolic and substantive progress in implementing their vow to reconcile with Canada's indigenous...

Defence counsel worries decision may mean yielding too much turf

Officials of international organizations can breathe easier after the Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that key immunities guaranteed by an international treaty — signed by Canada...

20 Questions with Stephanie McLean, Service Alberta/Status of Women minister

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice, Beverley McLachlin. She's the first woman to hold the position, and I admire her philosophy of "conscious objectivity" about...

Ian Mulgrew: Mandatory minimum sentences must go, sings growing judicial chorus

Dickey and Trasolini were selling in a place frequented by kids, and Bradley-Luscombe was driven by a juvenile. The Supreme Court gave Dickey 20 months'...

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

The case went to the Supreme Court of Canada, which in 2011 told the government to issue an exemption to the drug laws allowing Insite...

'No Statue of Limitations on Genocide,' Nuremberg Anniversary Confab Reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

The Daily 202: Donald Trump may be outraised in the general election. How much will that hurt the Republican Party?

THE BIG IDEA by Matea Gold: James Hohmann is on vacation -- we'll have a series of guest writers from the Post political team sharing...

North Carolina transgender bathroom bill: Feds threaten to pull education funding

The USA is a country founded and based upon individual rights, not group rights (hat tip Justice Thomas). When you demand of the government to...

'No statute of limitations on genocide,' Nuremberg anniversary confab reminds

Other prominent speakers at the symposium included former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, former French justice minister Robert Badinter, Canadian Supreme Court Justice...

Why judges should have the final word in medically assisted suicide

This safeguard has a history of judicial recognition and use in the context of medically assisted dying. Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin imposed it...

Diplomatic parties this week

(subscription) (subscription)Hungarian Ambassador Bálint Ódor hosted a reception April 18 at his home to mark the Memorial Day for the Hungarian Victims of the...

World Bank immune from ex-SNC-Lavalin employee corruption case

OTTAWA —The World Bank benefits from immunity under international law and won't have to hand over documents to a Canadian court hearing a corruption case...

DAS Canada: Canada Needs to Make Justice More Accessible to the Public

It’s a problem Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Beverley McLachlin, presented at the Canadian Bar Association’s annual conference in Augustlas. And a...

Chief justice of Canada reflects on 35 years as a judge

William & Mary Law School recently hosted Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLachlin for the annual Williamson Fellow lecture. Her talk,...

The surreal case of Lyle Howe

Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin has long spoken out about the need to diversify the colour and gender of a Canadian bench...