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Pittsburgh City Council advances bill to prevent police from making minor traffic stops

In an effort to prevent police stops that could turn deadly for Black and brown people, Pittsburgh City Council appears poised to stop police from pulling over people for minor issues like a broken tail light or expired license plate. Council took a preliminary vote to pass the measure on Wednesday, and it received only… Read More »

EU Council of Ministers agrees position on ‘NIS2’ cyber law

The text of the Council’s agreed ‘general approach’ (150-page/ 1.08MB PDF), however, clarifies that NIS2 will not apply to entities carrying out activities in areas like defence or national security, public security, law enforcement and the judiciary. Parliaments and central banks would also be exempt from NIS2’s scope, though the public administration arms of… Read More »

Georgetown Law Professors Weigh In on D.C. Council Rewrite of Criminal Code

Washington, D.C. officials launched a rewriting project of the District’s 120-year-old criminal code in consultation with Georgetown University Law Center professors.  The Council of the District of Columbia is conducting a series of public hearings to discuss modernizing the city’s criminal statutes by redefining certain crimes, clarifying definitions and changing conviction consequences. As part of… Read More »

Weed in the Workplace: D.C. City Council Approves Bill Restricting Employer Cannabis Testing | Blogs | Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Washington, D.C. is poised to join a growing number of state and local jurisdictions that restrict employers from testing employees for cannabis use as a condition of employment. On Tuesday, June 7, the D.C. City Council approved the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act. The bill is pending approval by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and, if… Read More »

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges To Hold 85th Annual Conference in Northern Nevada

Addresses issues affecting juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence (RENO, Nev.) – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), the nation’s oldest judicial membership organization headquartered in Reno, will host its 85th annual conference in Sparks, Nev. on July 17-20, 2022. The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is… Read More »

CyberEast and iProceeds-2 projects of the Council of Europe in partnership with CybersecurityEast project organised a Cyber Exercise for East and South-East European countries

In the world of today, the increasing number of attacks against computer systems and data is a growing concern for both cyber security professionals and the law enforcement. A successful response to these is often hampered by a lack of coordination and common approach of these communities to what should be the ultimate common goal… Read More »