Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility – YouTube

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Document: Groups file complaint with FCC over Baltimore Police’s stingray use – Baltimore Sun

Civil rights groups filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, alleging that the Baltimore Police Department‘s  (BPD) unlicensed use of the controversial cell phone surveillance tool known as Stingray violates the law through racial discrimination and willful interference with cell phone calls.

The complaint, filed by the Center for Media Justice, Color of Change, and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, calls on the FCC to “address harms caused by BPD’s unauthorized use” of Stingrays, also known as cell site (C.S.) simulators. 

(Published on Wednesday, August 17, 2016

byCommon Dreams)

The Baltimore Sun reports:

The groups argue that surveillance using the devices also undermines people’s free speech rights and describe the use of Stingrays as an electronic form of the intrusive police practices described in the scathing Justice Department report on the police department’s pattern of civil rights violations.

“The problem of radicalized surveillance is particularly pronounced in Baltimore, where BPD’s racially biased policing is clearly reflected in its racially biased deployment of [cell site] simulators,” the groups say in the complaint.

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Domestic Violence: Finding Safety & Support – Contents – NYS OPDV

Is this Publication for Me?

This publication was created mostly to help people who have been abused by their intimate partner. But it is not always easy to recognize abuse, even for victims themselves. This publication will try to help you figure out if there is abuse in your relationship and will give you information on how to be safe and get help if there is abuse. If you are not sure, this publication might be for you if:

  • Your partner does things that make you afraid.
  • Your partner does things to control you.
  • Your partner threatens to hurt you.
  • Your partner physically abuses you.
  • If you think this publication might be for you, please keep reading. As you do, remember:
  • You are not alone.
  • You are not to blame.
  • You do not deserve to be abused.
  • There is help available.
  • This publication is also for you if you know someone who is being abused or someone you think might be being abused by their partner. You will find information on how you can help a friend, family member, co-worker, neighbor, or acquaintance, including:
  • How to talk to them about the abuse.
  • How you can be prepared to help.
  • How to help them get support and services.

If you are a professional helping victims of domestic violence, you will find helpful information in this publication as well.

If you have picked up this publication and find that it is not for you, please pass it on to someone who might find it helpful if it is safe for them to have it.

Access “Domestic Violence: Finding Safety & Support” here…

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Audi Connecting Cars In The U.S. To Traffic Signals | Ubergizmo

Audi has announced today that it’s rolling out technology in the United States which will enable its cars to communicate with traffic signals. It says that this will be the industry’s first use of this relatively new technology and that it’s going to provide a more stress-free ride. The company has said that select 2017 Q7 and A4 models that are built after June 1st, 2016 will feature this groundbreaking technology that connects cars to municipal infrastructure.

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Belize’s Supreme Court Just Struck Down A Law That Made Homosexuality Illegal – BuzzFeed News

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin ruled on August 10 that the law criminalizing “carnal intercourse against the order of nature” violates constitutional protections for human dignity, privacy, and equality before the law. The case had been brought by Caleb Orozco, director of United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) more than six years ago. The Chief Justice ruled that the definition of “sex” in the country’s constitution, includes sexual orientation. BuzzFeed has the text of the ruling. Activists hope that the ruling will have an impact on other Caribbean countries; the attorney general of Antigua said that the government would be “looking at” the ruling. American Religious Right groups such as the Alliance Defending Freedom and C-Fam have provided support to Belize Action, a group that fought the decriminalization effort. (Religious Dispatches)

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Inside Track: My Struggle for Perfectionism: The Myths and Realities of Being a Young Lawyer:

Benjamin Scott Wright, U.W. 2014, is an attorney editor at the State Bar of Wisconsin. Before beginning his work with the State Bar, he was in private solo practice in Janesville. He writes, “I had been practicing solo for about one year – a year filled with ups and downs, triumph and defeat, stress and uncertainty. In late June the State Bar hired me as a new attorney editor – proof positive that you don’t have to be perfect to make an impression!”

Paula Davis-Laack wrote about perfectionism in the March 2016 issue of Wisconsin Lawyer, highlighting seven negative traits. Her article’s purpose is to convince us that perfectionism is a real problem, not a humble-brag. In my view, it is especially a problem for young lawyers.

In thinking about my own perfectionism, I realized it’s driven by fear. I’m afraid each day’s work might bring mistakes, criticism, misunderstanding, and failure. That fear, however, is irrational. It can be countered with the truth.

So here are four fears that drive my own perfectionism, along with four truths that counter them. I hope my introspection will encourage others to view each day’s work as a step forward (even if imperfect), instead of as another chance for failure.

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