Gov. Cooper vetoes bill aimed at increasing punishment for riots, civil disorder in North Carolina

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WBTV/AP) – Governor Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that was aimed at increasing penalties for rioting and civil disorder in North Carolina.

Governor Cooper made the following statement on House Bill 805:

“People who commit crimes during riots and at other times should be prosecuted and our laws provide for that, but this legislation is unnecessary and is intended to intimidate and deter people from exercising their constitutional rights to peacefully protest,” Gov. Cooper said.

Cooper had previously expressed concerns about House Bill 805: Prevent Rioting and Civil Disorder, pushed by Republicans seeking to deter future

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New Updates on how UAE combats cybercrime: Punishments and Penalties

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The UAE has been at the forefront of taking decisive and proactive measures to curb the prevalence of cyber-attacks in the region. The strategy and success in combatting cybercrimes in the region lies in the adoption of more comprehensive and streamlined laws and regulations with stricter penalties. In this article, we would like to take you through the main concepts of cybercrime with a special focus on how the UAE tackles these issues.

What is ‘cybercrime’:

Cybercrime involves the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual

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What are the Punishments for Physical Assault In Public?

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Understanding ‘Assault’:

An assault is an ‘act of inflicting physical harm on another person’. Depending on the gravity of the offence and its underlying circumstances, legal recourse to an action in tort, criminal prosecution, as well as civil liability can be adjudged. The United Arab Emirates categorizes ‘assault’ as a violent crime wherein even the threat of an assault can be actionable under the criminal laws. The underlying factors surrounding the offence and the veracity of the damage caused to the other party are taken into consideration.

Different categories of assault and their punishments:

The Federal law no.

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England’s New Laws Will Impose Harsher Punishments On Dog Thieves

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In most places, pet theft is punished the same way as any other theft. Dogs are thought of as personal property by the law, which causes many criminals to get away with nothing more than a fine. But losing a pet is distressing for both the humans and animals involved. So, one country decided it was time for a change.

England is changing its pet theft laws, resulting in harsher punishments. Lawmakers have finally stated that dogs have feelings and should be treated better. So, with these new rules in place, thieves could face up to seven years in prison

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Project SAFE to counter state COVID mask mandate punishments

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Project SAFE grants may also have an impact in states like South Carolina.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Schools facing state-imposed financial penalties for implementing COVID mask mandates and other policies may soon receive additional money from the federal government.

The U.S. Department of Education announced on Thursday that it will launch a new grant program known as Project SAFE (Supporting America’s Families and Educators) to which school districts can apply.

Specifically, the new funding option is for school districts “that have funds withheld by their state or are otherwise financially penalized for implementing strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 consistent

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