Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney speaks at Salem State College

Sep. 25—SALEM — Worldwide human rights lawyer Amal Clooney addressed a crowd of greater than 900 individuals Tuesday night for the Salem State College Basis, Inc.’s speaker sequence.

Award-winning journalist and Salem State alumna Anne Driscoll ’76 interviewed Clooney about her work as a world human rights lawyer. This 12 months marks the fortieth anniversary of the Basis’s widespread speaker sequence. The occasion was held at Salem State’s O’Keefe Complicated.

Clooney is an award-winning lawyer specializing in worldwide regulation and human rights and a visiting professor at Columbia Regulation College. Described as a “sensible authorized thoughts,” Clooney ceaselessly represents victims

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Law & Crime

$50K reward provided to assist discover mom kidnapped whereas jogging close to College of Memphis

A girl was kidnapped whereas working early Friday morning close to the College of Memphis (UofM).

Her household is providing $50,000 to anybody who comes ahead with info that helps authorities discover the particular person accountable for her abduction.

“We sit up for Eliza’s secure return and hope that this award will assist police seize those that dedicated this crime,” an announcement from the household, launched by CrimeStoppers government director Buddy Champman, stated.

UofM officers despatched out an alert {that a} girl who runs commonly on Central Avenue seems to have been kidnapped round 4:30 a.m. within the 3800 block

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U.S. News

Villanova College is faraway from U.S. Information’ Greatest Worth record after reporting information error

Villanova College was knocked off of U.S. Information and World Report’s Greatest Worth rating after the college reported it had provided incorrect info.

The college initially reported the common 2021 need-based grant it awarded to college students as $51,739; the right amount is $40,323. The grant is utilized in three rating indicators that account for 80% of the Greatest Worth rating, in line with U.S. Information. Villanova was moved into the “unranked” class because of this.

The error, nevertheless, didn’t have an effect on the college’s rating because the forty ninth greatest nationwide college. The necessity-based grant will not be

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Duquesne College president publishes authorized thriller

Followers of authorized thrillers can add a brand new title to their nightstand.

Ken Gormley, president of Duquesne College, is poised to hitch the fraternity of authorized eagles who’ve taken up the novelist’s pen with the discharge of his first novel, “The Heiress of Pittsburgh,” Sunbury Press, $19.95. It comes out Tuesday.

The novel takes readers contained in the story of a working-class household’s excessive stakes property wrestle.

It’s the end result of a dream for Gormley, 66, who made his mark as a constitutional authorized scholar.

He racked up a number of awards in 1997 for his first nonfiction

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Law & Crime

Elon College releases annual fireplace and security report

Elon College launched the 2020 Fireplace and Security Report on Oct. 1, 2021. 

The report is required by federal legislation and discusses crime statistics, together with reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain-off-campus buildings or properties owned or managed by Elon College and public property instantly adjoining to and accessible from campus, procedures for reporting suspicious or felony exercise, safety, police authority, crime prevention methods, college insurance policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, and fireplace security. The report additionally gives details about different sources that help campus security. 

Liquor legislation violations referred for disciplinary motion account for essentially

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