Law student says she accused Chinmayanand of sexual harassment under pressure from his enemies- The New Indian Express

Express News Service

LUCKNOW: The Shajahanpur sexual harassment case involving Swami Chinamayanand took another turn when the victim told the court that she had made the charges of sexual harassment under coercion from anti-social elements who “are enemies of the former Union minister”.

The woman appeared before the court of special judge (MP/MLA court) Pawan Kumar Rai on Friday.

The law student who made allegations of sexual harassment against Swami Chinmayanand in 2019 withdrew them last month after almost a year. “I had levelled charges of sexual harassment (on Swami Chinmayanand) under pressure from anti-social elements. These statements are not true. At the time of
recording these statements, I was not in a position to oppose those elements,” said the victim, according to assistant government advocate and prosecution lawyer Abhay Tripathi.

As per Tripathi, the law student, who had been pursuing a course from Swami Sukhdevanand Law College run by

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Texas first responders who die from COVID-19 denied state benefits

Law enforcement groups, surviving relatives call on Gov. Abbott to act, but he says law already allows money to flow.

The Texas prison system continues to lead the country in COVID-19 infection rates and prisoner deaths, but there’s another crisis unfolding as families of prison employees who have died are unable to get critical first-responder benefits. 

So far, 23 Texas correctional officers have died from COVID-19Eric Johnson is one of them. 

The 37-year-old is survived by his wife, Charity, and four children in Madisonville, Texas. 

“It really has taken a toll on her and her kids,” said Johnson’s cousin, Shemeka Morning. “Charity misses her husband. All the kids miss him.”    

Johnson’s family say their grief is compounded by their struggle to get benefits that they say are due them.  

Although the Texas Department of Criminal Justice reported Johnson’s death as being in the line of

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Criminal Defense and DUI Lawyers in Pembroke, Georgia

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PEMBROKE, GEORGIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE & DUI ATTORNEYS

Established in 1892 as a railroad town, Pembroke, GA is a small city strategically located in north Bryan County with a quick commute to Savannah, Statesboro, Georgia Southern University, and the beaches along coastal Georgia. The Pembroke Historic District is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places. With all its surrounding attractions, Pembroke, GA is an ideal place to live, work and play. Of course, that can leave room for some legal trouble along the way. It can happen to the best of us, which is why our attorneys are here to help you with your criminal defense and DUI needs in Pembroke, GA.
Our outstanding criminal defense and DUI lawyers at Jarrett Maillet, J.D., P.C., are working tirelessly for Pembroke, GA victims who were charged for a crime or have been

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Trump news live: President makes Thanksgiving call to troops after lashing out at Fox News

<p>President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden give a Thanksgiving address calling for Americans to sacrifice their large gatherings for the sake of their neighbours</p>

Donald Trump on Thursday was making his traditional call to the troops stationed around the world, contacting them via video link from the White House. 

The president and first lady have skipped their usual Mar-a-Lago retreat and instead were remaining in Washington.

Mr Trump spent Thursday morning playing golf, tweeting about Fox News and  gloating about his bitter rival Andrew Cuomo’s loss in the Supreme Court, after the justices ruled against his plan to limit attendance at religious services due to the pandemic.

“HAPPY THANKSGIVING,” the president tweeted, with a link to the ruling against New York’s governor.

Joe Biden, meanwhile, is in Delaware at home and has issued a Thanksgiving message to the country he will soon lead, telling them that their sacrifice

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President-elect Joe Biden delivers Thanksgiving address

With COVID-19 cases surging nationwide, Biden called on Americans to take precautions to try to stem the tide of the virus, by wearing masks and social distancing.

WILMINGTON, Del. — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”

Biden, in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation, put the surging pandemic front and center, pledging to tap the “vast powers” of the federal government and to “change the course of the disease” once in office. But for that to work, he said, Americans must step up for their own safety and that of their fellow citizens.

“This is the moment when we need to steel our spines, redouble our efforts and recommit ourselves to

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Biden appeals for unity in Thanksgiving-eve address – U.S.


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WILMINGTON, Del. — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.”


Biden, in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation, put the surging pandemic front and center, pledging to tap the “vast powers” of the federal government and to “change the course of the disease” once in office. But for that to work, he said, Americans must step up for their own safety and that of their fellow citizens.


“I know the country

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Anti-trans activists whose threats ‘stir up hatred’ will be breaking the law

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf. (Fraser Bremner – Pool/Getty Images)

Scotland’s justice minister has confirmed that new hate crime legislation will mean anti-trans activists who “aggressively campaign” against transgender people will be breaking the law.

While saying that “trans women are not women” will not be criminalised, activists who accompany that comment with “threatening behaviour” could be prosecuted under new “stirring up hatred” offences.

Humza Yousaf was questioned about Scotland’s new hate crime bill at a meeting of MSPs at Holyrood’s justice committee on Tuesday (24 November).

Asked if the new law would criminalise those who say “trans women are not women”, Yousaf said: “No, not as an opinion. It may be offensive to some, controversial to others, the mainstream view for many others, but simply expressing an opinion isn’t itself criminal.”

He then added: “If there’s threatening behaviour which accompanies that expression and it can be proved beyond reasonable

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Title of IUPUI criminal justice course generates some controversy – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A criminal justice course at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is making national headlines.

The full course title is “Defund the Police? Race, Policing, and Criminal Justice Reform.”

It’s going viral online thanks to those who have highlighted those first three words and erased the rest of the title.

Still, some with a background in law enforcement tells News 8 in this highly charged environment, it might be time to change the name completely.

This semester’s course is getting plenty of buzz for the title, not so much the subject matter which is a history of policing in America up to the present day.

But most writing about the course are deleting the last two thirds and a very important question mark leaving just “Defund the Police.”

“Iit’s unfortunate that folks jumped to conclusion without actually understanding what the nature of the discussion would be,” said Thomas Stucky,

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Nipomo golf course murder: Santa Maria woman to stand trial

A Santa Maria woman must stand trial on charges related to the killing of a man whose remains were found in a pond at a Nipomo golf course in a case reportedly linked to members of the Aryan Brotherhood.

Kimberly Machleit, 36, has been charged with murder and a sentencing enhancement for use of a firearm in the death of Joseph Govey, 53, of Santa Maria in late 2018.

She is one of three people arrested in connection with the killing, but the only defendant involved in the preliminary hearing held Friday in Santa Maria Superior Court before Judge John McGregor.

At the end of the hearing, McGregor ruled sufficient evidence existed for Machleit to stand trial.

Preliminary hearings allow prosecutors to spell out evidence in a case and typically involve limited presentations from the defense.

However, Machleit’s attorney, deputy public defender Jess McHarrie, suggested self-defense or an accident as

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In Memoriam: Thomas F. Broden, emeritus professor of law | News | Notre Dame News

University of Notre Dame Law Professor Emeritus Thomas F. Broden Jr. — a pioneer in clinical legal education and a skilled advocate for civil rights and the indigent — died Nov. 20 at his home in South Bend. He was 96.

Inspired by the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas, Broden conceived of the law as an instrument to advance the greater good, and in particular to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with less power and influence in society. He joined the Notre Dame Law School faculty in 1950 and served the University, the South Bend community and the U.S. government in numerous ways.

Broden taught a wide variety of courses, including jurisprudence, criminal law and administrative law. For many years, he also taught a course called Law and Poverty, in which students spent a semester working with a local community organization. In 1965, he worked with the federal

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