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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, July 23, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, July 23, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex… Continue Reading

Roe V. Wade Under Attack: Choosing Procedural Doctrines Over Fundamental Constitutional Rights

Grossi, Simona, Roe V. Wade Under Attack: Choosing Procedural Doctrines Over Fundamental Constitutional Rights (April 2022). Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-04, 13 ConLawNOW 39 (2022), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4096417 “This Article details the Texas litigation on abortion rights in and out of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2021 and… Continue Reading

33 problems with media

ZeroHedge – One of the hallmarks of democratic society is a healthy, free-flowing media ecosystem. In times past, that media ecosystem would include various mass media outlets, from newspapers to cable TV networks. Today, the internet and social media platforms have greatly expanded the scope and reach of communication within society. Of course, journalism plays a… Continue Reading

The scope and extent of literature that maps threats to species globally: a systematic map

Ridley, F.A., Hickinbotham, E.J., Suggitt, A.J. et al. The scope and extent of literature that maps threats to species globally: a systematic map. Environ Evid 11, 26 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13750-022-00279-7: “Human activities are driving accelerating rates of species extinctions that continue to threaten nature’s contribution to people. Yet, the full scope of where and how human… Continue Reading

Restrictions on Contraception Could Set Women Back Generations

The New Yorker – “When the current Supreme Court issued its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization last week, overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating the constitutional right to abortion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a concurring opinion that sent chills through almost anyone who takes the personal freedoms of modern life for granted.… Continue Reading

The fight between authors and librarians tearing book lovers apart

Washington Post: “At the start of the pandemic, teachers and librarians pleaded with a prominent nonprofit to make it easier for kids at home to check out books from its digital library. The organization, called the Internet Archive, agreed. While it traditionally loaned out its more than a million digital books one at a time… Continue Reading

AP-NORC poll: 2 in 3 in US favor term limits for justices

AP: “About 2 in 3 Americans say they favor term limits or a mandatory retirement age for Supreme Court justices, according to a new poll that finds a sharp increase in the percentage of Americans saying they have “hardly any” confidence in the court. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research… Continue Reading