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Three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. will be indicted Monday for the allegedly failing to take measures to prevent the tsunami-triggered disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, a lawyer in charge of the case said Friday. The three, who will face charges of professional negligence resulting in death and injury, are…

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As the American steroids prosecutions drag on, they’ve claimed another victim: former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield has pleaded guilty to “lying to federal agents about his use of performance-enhancing drugs,” the San Jose Mercury News reports. Under the plea deal, he faces up to six months in prison. (Above: Dana Stubblefield leaves the federal…

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 Last week, President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan took a back seat as the US Supreme Court decided to delay implementation of the policy. This plan was supposed to be the key to President Obama’s policy of climate change. His administration had already pledged to cut down greenhouse gas emissions in Paris in 2015. But…

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This week law students working with Yale’s Legal Department plan to file a class action lawsuit in Federal District court against Governor Malloy of Connecticut and the state’s present and former health commissioners on behalf of residents who are were affected by the State’s Ebola quantitative policies, which affected two Yale Graduate students. The lawsuit…

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This is an interesting post from the Toronto Star highlighting what many people, especially in human rights and IL fields, have known or suspected for a long time — that people’s compassion with respect to mass incidents, particularly man-made (or partially man-made) mass attrocities, is limited, and often a single story can be more poignant…

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