Federal Judges Help Students Learn Civility Skills

Federal Judges Help Students Learn Civility Skills

The loudest voices may prevail at a townhall meeting, at a demonstration, or in the stands at a football game, but in courtrooms, civility and rationality win the day even when the stakes – and the emotions – are high. Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions is a flagship program of the federal Judiciary’s outreach to students that equips them with legal and life skills needed to settle disputes successfully in a respectful way.

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Shular v. United States (18-6662)

For purposes of the Armed Career Criminal Act’s sentence enhancement for a defendant convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm who has at least three convictions for “serious drug offense[s],” 18 U. S. C. §924(e)(1), the “serious drug offense” definition requires only that a state offense involve the conduct specified in the statute; it does not require that the state offense match certain generic offenses.
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USAGov’s Tips for Safely Enjoying America’s National Parks

Whether it’s a quick drive or camping for a whole week, time spent at a national park can turn any ordinary day into an unforgettable experience with friends and family.

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Legal Industry Jobs Hit New High-Water Mark Since Recession

Law360 (March 6, 2020, 6:34 PM EST) — Employment in the legal industry ticked upward again in February, surpassing the 10-year high seen in …
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Latest News: New Endowment Supports NLS

The Library of Congress today announced a major endowment in support of the work of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS). Established by Susan D. Diskin in honor of her late mother, the Tiby Diskin Memorial Fund will provide resources for the Library to expand its services to individuals with visual impairments and other print disabilities.
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