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Ontario Government Extends Consultation Beyond Sex Education
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2018

Premier Doug Ford’s campaign promise that he would consult widely on rewriting the controversial sex-education curriculum has been expanded into a


Modern slavery laws - Impacts for the NSW Government
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

New South Wales is the first jurisdiction to enact modern slavery legislation in Australia, with the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) (NSW Act) passing


Preparing for Proxy Season: ISS Environmental & Social QualityScore
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

In February 2018, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS), the largest U.S. proxy advisory firm, announced that an Environmental and Social


Federal Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in Boston Flag Case
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

The City of Boston has three flagpoles in the plaza in front of its city hall. Typically, the city displays an American flag and POWMIA flag on one


Why is it important for Romania to ratify Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
  • Botezatu și Asociatii
  • Romania
  • September 17 2018

On August 1st, 2018, Protocol no. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms came into force. Romania is one of


Illinois Legislative Update: Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act and Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

In the week of Aug. 24, 2018, Governor Bruce Rauner approved amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) and the Illinois Wage Payment and


Legal action threatened against government for export of surveillance equipment
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2018

Legal action has been threatened against the UK government regarding the granting of export licences for surveillance equipment to countries with poor


NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Broad Interpretation of Laws Protecting Gender Identity and Expression
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 14 2018

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) recently proposed new rules (“Proposed Rules”), which, among other things, define


European Court rules mass surveillance programme unlawful
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2018

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has today ruled that a mass surveillance programme carried out by GCHQ violated human rights laws. A


Week 15, Part 2: Don’t Forget a Bill of Rights
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2018

Mason seeks a few hours to add a Bill of Rights. The delegates reject the idea, but regret it later. Everyone ends up with a different understanding