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2014-08-18 12:31:01

Clery Center's Abigail Boyer to Present "VAWA Amendments to Clery Clarified: What Your Campus Needs to Know" FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, has announced it will conduct a free live webinar aimed at clarifying the 2013 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Amendments to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) in order to further higher...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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