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2014-08-08 11:02:01

Sam Houston State University According to a 2010 survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.4 million women in Texas experience stalking during their lifetimes. Despite recent laws adopted in the state to protect stalking victims, little information is available about the crime or policies and procedures to aid the criminal justice system, according to a report from the Crime Victims' Institute (CVI). According to CDC estimates, 15.6 percent of the...

2014-08-07 12:27:45

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation and Home State Health partnered to host an anti-bullying event for over 75 elementary-aged students attending summer camp at Matthews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club. The "No Bullying Zone" event featured award-winning children's author Michelle Bain, reading, Splotch the Madpole Does a Whole lot of Bullying which was co-authored with Centene, Cenpatico, and anti-bullying expert Dr. Joseph Wright of Children's National...

2014-08-06 08:28:06

In his newly released book Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied Gilbert Ohanian Examines His Experiences Being Bullied in School SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long term effects of being bullied in school are finally being taken seriously, but the solutions are hard to come by. We know how being victimized by bullies can do lifelong damage, and schools are working to develop comprehensive approaches. In the meantime, however, students are still...

2014-08-06 04:22:04

Case Funding Firm says Penn State case has shown a variety of work related lawsuit claims that company typically funds. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today the filing of a $1MM wrongful termination, work related firing lawsuit after the University unfairly blamed former Penn State coaches Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney for actions related to the Jerry Sandusky matter. The former coaches' suit alleges Penn...

2014-08-03 23:00:12

Goldman & Associates Announce New Complimentary Consultation On Chicago Domestic Violence Crimes (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 Goldman & Associates, the premier Chicago criminal defense law firm, is pleased to announce a new complimentary consultation for Chicago domestic violence cases. Individuals accused of domestic violence, are encouraged to call:773-484-3131. Domestic violence is an issue that millions of Americans have to cope with every year. Domestic violence accusations may...

2014-08-01 16:23:38

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets (Lab-Based, Professional POC, Home, Employment, Criminal Justice Markets)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Drugs of Abuse is an important growth category in IVD testing with competitive participation by top IVD vendors for market share. Healthcare professionals, employers, criminal justice personnel, and sports use...

2014-07-31 23:03:31

Signs of Child Abuse, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/signs-of-child-abuse/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Child abuse happens in the homes of more than 700,000 children per year. Unfortunately, many cases of child abuse go unmentioned for various reasons including shame, fear and ridicule. Many abused children feel as if the abuse is their fault. NoBullying releases today a guide to signs of child abuse. Child abuse involves physical violence such as...

2014-07-30 23:15:21

Dr. Jack Westman, author of "Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity," endorses Paul Raeburn’s new book “Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked” that clearly affirms the importance of fathers in children's lives. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In his new book Do Fathers Matter: What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We Have Overlooked Paul Raeburn identifies a deeply ingrained assumption that fathers...

2014-07-29 23:02:17

Sexual Orientation Bullying, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/sexual-orientation-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Is there such a thing as Sexual Orientation Bullying? NoBullying investigates the trend of sexual orientation bullying in a guide released today. Sexual orientation is a person’s sexual identity as it relates to the gender to which they are attracted. Sexual identity terms have been abbreviated and are now commonly referred to as LGBTQ or...

2014-07-29 23:02:15

Child abuse law firm promises $1,000 to aspiring lawyers. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Child abuse law firm Steinger, Iscoe & Greene unveiled a new scholarship for law students this week. The scholarship will help future lawyers who want to fight for the rights of abused children and their families. Steinger, Iscoe and Greene lawyers work continuously to help victims recover and move past abuse, and want tomorrow’s attorneys to do the same. More than 6 million...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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