Affirmative Defenses
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Affirmative Defenses

When you’re walking into court to defend yourself, it can sometimes feel like you versus the world. But no matter what you anxiously tell yourself in the mirror that morning, it’s not true. As a defendant, you have a variety of approaches to take in response to the plaintiff’s– the accuser’s claim. And LegalYou realizes […]

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EU Parliament urges Spain to scrap new abortion law

MEPs urged the Spanish government on Thursday to withdraw a new proposal that will restrict abortion rights in Spain. In a bid to gather conservative support and keeping an electoral promise by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish government backed a proposal for a tougher abortion law earlier in December. The new bill does not […]

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Legal 08 – Civil Rights in Employment Law
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Legal 08 – Civil Rights in Employment Law

Within this chapter, we will explore how individual civil rights impact the employment relationship. Once completed with this module, you should be able to discuss the impacts of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, […]

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1 The standard of proof
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1 The standard of proof

Let’s start at what it’s really about the driver of the court process is proof, you prove it. The essential principle underlying all court process is you come to court to prove something. In a civil case, for example a claim for damages after an industrial accident, the plaintiff, the person who is bringing the […]

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Transport and Infrastructure Committee | NZ Parliament

Hello, my name’s Darroch Ball. I’m the chair of the Transport and Infrastructure select committee. We welcome any submissions and petitions that you want to give to us. The Transport and Infrastructure select committee does some very important work. We hear from very important people in regards to the future of infrastructure in our country, […]

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Spotlight on Parliament: Signed, sealed, delivered

>>JAY: Kia ora koutou, haere mai ki Pipitea i Te Whanganui-a-Tara – ko Jay tōku ingoa. We’re here on the streets of Wellington today looking for something that’s quite common throughout Aotearoa. It can be found in bus stations, railway stations, on street corners, or even online. It can be papery or pixelated, but it’s […]

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