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2013-12-11 23:00:57

The cofounders of Civic Duty, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are mystified by recent news stories where heroic actions that clearly helped people are rewarded with negative consequences when zero tolerance policies are enforced without common sense. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of Civic Duty, are troubled by the seemingly lack of common sense displayed by organizations today, when they insist on enforcing “zero tolerance” policies...

2012-12-21 05:01:02

In recognition of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, attorney Larry Disparti of The Disparti Law Group, P.A., urges Florida to adopt ℠per se´ laws, also known as ℠zero-tolerance´ laws, for drugged driving. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Tampa car accident attorney Larry Disparti said today that National Impaired Driving Prevention Month in December should inspire state leaders to consider laws that would reduce the risk of drugged driving accidents in...

2011-02-03 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA-based Clitoraid, a non-profit organization launched by the spiritual leader Rael, announced today that it will not only sponsor a number of events around the world for Feb. 6, the United Nations-designated worldwide "Zero Tolerance Day" for the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) but will also promote the idea of going one step further by declaring the day "Healing Day." "More than 130 million women in the world have been...

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2010-05-10 11:54:02

Zero tolerance policy in schools "“ which can mandate automatic punishment for weapons, drugs, profanity and various forms of disruptive behavior "“ is failing to make students feel safe, contends a new study by two Michigan State University researchers. The policy, established in the mid-1990s to address gun violence in schools, has become plagued by inconsistent enforcement and inadequate security, according to the study, which appears in the May issue of the journal Urban...

2009-12-23 10:11:17

The issues are raised in a new Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) publication - What is policing for? Examining the impact and implications of contemporary policing intervention. The publication which highlights the views of experts presented during a Public Policy Seminar series organized by the ESRC in collaboration with the Scottish Institute for Policing Research, The Police Foundation, and the Universities' Police Science Institute. In the booklet, seminar speakers draw on...

2009-09-24 11:22:46

Zero alcohol tolerance laws for drivers under age 21 found guilty of drunken driving have zero effect, a U.S. researcher says. Darren Grant of Sam Houston State University analyzed data from 30,000 vehicle fatalities in nighttime accidents involving drivers under age 21. Both in terms of the number of accidents and the blood alcohol of the drivers in those accidents, the research consistently showed that zero tolerance laws had no effect, Grant said in a statement. Other factors matter, but...

2009-09-17 08:02:16

Stats show laws 'inert' As college administrators, social scientists and law enforcement officials across the country continue to debate whether the drinking age should be 18 instead of 21, a Sam Houston State University economist challenges a related law: the "zero tolerance" policy. Darren Grant says zero tolerance laws have zero effect. In a paper forthcoming in the journal Economic Inquiry, he analyzed data from 30,000 fatalities in nighttime accidents involving drivers under 21. "Both in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.