Last spring Monica Kim, a Northwestern University journalism student, ventured into some of Chicago’s roughest and most impoverished neighborhoods as part of a class project to investigate whether a man was wrongfully convicted of murder.Kim was a little nervous at first as she knocked on doors to locate witnesses on the city’s West Side, but she pressed on because she believed she was doing important work. That work began to pay off when, one morning two blocks from where the murder took place, Kim and classmate Taylor Soppe found a woman who witnessed the crime.“We just told her that we were students and that we were investigating this case and she said, ‘I’ll tell you all about it,’ ” Kim recalls.In the span of 10 weeks, Kim and her classmates, along with the help of a private investigator, compiled dozens of interviews and thousands of documents that suggested Donald Watkins could not have committed the 2007 shotgun murder of Alfred Curry. … [Read more...] about Journalism & Justice: Did Innocence Project Student Reporters Get Too Close to Lawyers?
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U.S. Edition EditionsAustralia EditionChina EditionIndia EditionSingapore EditionUnited KingdomUnited States Apr 12, 5:21 AM EDT Subscribe BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureMillennial MoneyOpinionSportsLuxury National By Riddhima Kanetkar @rk_cule3 On 04/09/18 AT 6:41 AM A horrified mom from Plymouth, a port city in Devon, southwest England, claimed she found three utilized needles on an infant changing table while dining with family and friends at a McDonald’s restaurant recently.Jane Krotke, 25, said during the meal she and her husband went to tend to their eight-month-old baby girl, Olivia, when the incident occurred. According to a report in Fox News, Krotke said, “While he was lifting her out of the [stroller] I pulled the unit down and heard the clang of a metal dish. I was immediately in shock and suddenly realized the packaging was needles.”Krotke added she was “disgusted” by the needles and stressed out about … [Read more...] about Horrified Mother Finds Used Needles On Baby Changing Table At McDonald’s
Linda Hadad was arrested for a DUI in 2010. Things only snowballed from there. The former public defender was recently disbarred for allegedly using pretty much every drug under the sun, and reportedly getting intimate with two inmates.Hadad told Florida Bar officials that she’d used a slew of drugs, according to records obtained by WFTV: acid, Adderall, cocaine, crack, crystal meth, Lortab, oxycodone, pot, and Xanax. She allegedly used the legal stuff without a doctor’s prescription.These legal records also stated she’d used her attorney access privilege to visit and get intimate with two inmates, Brandon Carson, and Steven Sullivan.“I can’t wait to touch your [blank],” she allegedly told Carson during one jailhouse phone call. “We will have to get my sex toy, too.”She allegedly told Sullivan, “I miss phone sex,” during a call.There were apparently more sexual conversations, at least between her and Sullivan. She … [Read more...] about Lawyer Disbarred for Reportedly Getting Intimate With Inmates
NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTSBrazil Ministry of Environment Requests Proposals For Development of Pharmaceutical Take-Back ProgramOn October 14, 2013, Brazil’s Ministry of the Environment (Ministerio do Meio Ambiente, the “Ministry”) issued a public notice (the “Edital”) requesting proposals for the development of a nationwide take-back system for expired or unwanted pharmaceuticals for household use. (Edital, Arts. 1, 2). The Ministry issued the Edital under the authority of Brazil’s 2010 National Solid Waste Policy Law (Lei No. 12305/2010, the “Law”), which requires manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers to take back and manage their end-of-life products. (Edital, Art. 1). The Edital invites trade associations to propose plans for the collection and environmentally adequate end-of-life disposal of medications for household use. (Edital, Arts. 2, 4). The plans must set forth a proposal for … [Read more...] about Latin American Region Environmental Report: Brazil Highlights (Volume III 2013)
Getting a sustainable source of traffic for your law firm blog is another challenge, and takes a concerted effort over time to build an audience.Market research tells us that there are some very effective tactics you can use on your website and blog — as well as in your e-newsletter — to get more subscribers for your blog. Here are 10 of them:Home Page Opt-in Form. Place at least one opt-in form on your home page in a prominent location that asks readers to sign up.Great Offer. Make a compelling offer of a free report or e-book that visitors to your blog can download by providing you with their email address.Blog Opt-In Form. Place another opt-in form at the end of each blog post and in the sidebar.Dedicated Landing Page. Have a landing page on your site that is dedicated solely to collecting new blog subscribers. This content for this page will be your offer of a free e-book or report and will include a “Subscribe Now” box for your … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Get More Eyes on Your Blog: Leads, Leadership and Leverage: How to Get All 3 Using Your Law Firm Blog (3 of 3)