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Schulich School of Law

The Schulich School of Law is the law school of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Founded in 1883 as Dalhousie Law School, it is the oldest university-based common law school in Canada, it adopted its current name in October 2009 after receiving a $20-million endowment from Canadian businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich. Today, the Schulich School of Law is the largest law school in Atlantic Canada. With 500 students enrolled each year and a faculty of Rhodes and Trudeau scholars, the school promises “one of the most prestigious and comprehensive legal educations in North America.” Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a maritime city on the east coast of Canada, the Schulich School of Law is rooted in the vision of its first dean, Richard Chapman Weldon, who believed lawyers had a responsibility to contribute to their communities’ well-being. Unlike his contemporaries at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, Weldon aspired to treat the study of law as a full-time, liberal education.

It was not, as Osgoode was, an outpost for the province's professional law society where law was seen as "merely a technical craft."At the time of its founding, the establishment of a university common law school was so radical – and its subsequent influence so great – that legal historians cite Dal Law as the basis for law school today. In W. Wesley Pue's Story of Legal Education in British Columbia, a book that chronicles the establishment of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law 62 years after Dalhousie Law School first opened, Pue notes that: "Dalhousie" serves as a sort of code-word among legal educators in Canada, much as "Harvard" does in the United States of America, it invokes a vision of intellectually ambitious and scholarly approaches to education for the profession of law. In British Columbia, the transformation from part-time to full-time study involved the implementation of a model of legal education, "Dalhousie" in all respects. In discussing the motivations that led to the establishment of a full-time common law school, Weldon described the "'legitimate ambition' of'generous spirits who wish their country well' to build a law school'that shall influence the intellectual life of Canada as Harvard and Yale have influenced the intellectual life of New England.'"Based on Weldon's comments in his inaugural address at the opening of the law school, it's unsurprising that the Schulich School of Law has shared a storied connection with Harvard University.

Although Dalhousie was influenced early on by the high standards of academic excellence set by Harvard Law School, it placed a decidedly unique emphasis on the subjects of public law, constitutional history, international law, fields that were notably absent from Harvard's curriculum in the 1880s. The school was ranked in the top three Canadian law schools in Corporate Knights' 2011 Knight Schools Survey. Maclean's 2013 ranking of Canadian common law schools placed the school sixth out of 16; the Schulich School of Law was the first Canadian law school awarded the Emil Gumpuert Award by the American College of Trial Lawyers for excellence in trial advocacy training. In 1966, the school moved to its current home, the Weldon Law Building, on Dalhousie's Studley Campus. On August 16, 1985, a lightning strike caused a short in Weldon's electrical system, which started a fire that destroyed most of the Sir James Dunn Law Library; the library reopened four years in 1989. Refurbishments to the Weldon Law Building took place in 2004 with the addition of the James and Barbara Palmer Wing and in 2016 with the Facade Renewal Project.

In phases one and two of the Facade Renewal Project, windows were replaced, walls were insulated, stonework was reinforced on the third and fourth floors of the building. In phases three and four, construction was focused on the building's second floors. Here, crews removed existing stonework, installed an accessible ramp to the school's entrance on University Avenue, redid the school's front entrance. Inside the building, the centre staircase that existed between the first and second floor has been removed to make way for the creation of modern administrative office space on the second floor to provide a new and improved area for the administrative staff; the faculty's mosaic laid at the top of the stairs on the second floor and which weighs close to 2,500 lbs. was preserved and laid outside of the new administrative space. In January 2011, the Senate voted to change Dalhousie's law degree designation from a Bachelor of Laws to a Juris Doctor. Students attending the Schulich School of Law today can undertake a regular JD degree or concentrate their JD in one of four specific areas: health law, business law/corporate law and environmental law, law and technology.

The school offers a variety of combined-degree programs for undergraduate students: JD/MBA JD/MPA JD/MLIS JD/MHA JD/MJ. The JD/MJ combination is the first of its kind in Canada; the Schulich School of Law gives 20 to 30 aspiring professors and jurists who wish to enhance their knowledge of law and specialize in a particular areas/areas of law the option to pursue a postgraduate degree at the school: LLM PhD MEC Interdisciplinary PhD programAs an accredited law school in Canada, graduates are eligible to proceed to bar admission and articling programs throughout the country. Further information on bar admission for accredited Canadian law school graduates and

Elias Briggs Baldwin

Elias Briggs Baldwin was a Union Army lieutenant colonel Provost Marshal, pioneer of Labette County, Kansas. He is best remembered for his part in the Huntsville Massacre that occurred on January 10, 1863, near Huntsville, Arkansas. Baldwin was born in Dutchess County, New York, raised on the family farm there, he attended high school in Red Creek, New York, taught school in both Rhode Island and Connecticut. On April 13, 1861, he joined the Union Army along with his four brothers, one of whom would be killed in action at the Battle of Resaca, he was elected as captain for Company C, 36th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The regiment was dispatched to Missouri, in February 1862 he was made quartermaster. In August of that same year he was promoted to lieutenant colonel, over the 8th Regiment Missouri Volunteer Cavalry. While serving under the command of Union General Francis Herron, in Huntsville, Baldwin had nine local men executed on January 10, 1863, for reasons that still today are unknown.

This became known as the "Huntsville Massacre". Baldwin was arrested for this event, charged with "violation of the 6th Article of War for the murder of prisoners of war." He was transported to Springfield and held for trial. However, when many of the witnesses were found to be on active duty and unable to attend the trial, many local civilian witnesses had been displaced or were otherwise unable to make the trip to Springfield, the charges against Baldwin were dropped, he was dismissed from the army. By 1870 he was residing in Kansas, he died in Oswego, Kansas on March 26, 1921. Elias Briggs Baldwin Huntsville Massacre

Tarnowskie Góry County

Tarnowskie Góry County is a unit of territorial administration and local government in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998, its administrative seat and largest town is Tarnowskie Góry, which lies 25 kilometres north-west of the regional capital Katowice. The county contains three other towns: Radzionków, 8 km south of Tarnowskie Góry, Kalety, 14 km north of Tarnowskie Góry, Miasteczko Śląskie, 5 km north-east of Tarnowskie Góry; the county covers an area of 642.63 square kilometres. As of 2006 its total population is 137,979, out of which the population of Tarnowskie Góry is 61,107, that of Radzionków is 17,220, that of Kalety is 8,657, that of Miasteczko Śląskie is 7,368, the rural population is 43,627. Tarnowskie Góry County is bordered by Lubliniec County to the north, Myszków County to the east, Będzin County and the city of Piekary Śląskie to the south-east, the cities of Bytom and Zabrze to the south, the city of Gliwice and Gliwice County to the south-west, Strzelce County to the west.

The county is subdivided into nine gminas. These are listed in descending order of population. Polish official population figures 2006

Miguel Bardem

Miguel Bardem is a Spanish film director and screenwriter. Bardem comes from a well-known family of actors, his father was director Juan Antonio Bardem, his aunt is actress Pilar Bardem. Pilar's children, Javier, Mónica and Carlos are active in the film industry. Like his father, Bardem chose to work as a director, as well as being a actor. In his films, he uses members of his family. For example, his aunt Pilar Bardem and his cousin Javier Bardem took on the leading roles in his directorial debut La madre, his debut work was awarded the Goya Award for Best Fiction Short Film. After this short film, he shot his first feature film with Alfonso Albacete in 1996. Más que amor, frenesí starred, among others, Nancho Novo, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Ingrid Rubio. Carlos Bardem, the youngest cousin of Miguel, directed his acting debut under his direction; the style of the film is reminiscent of works by Pedro Almodóvar, according to a New York Times review. Más que amor, frenesí brought Bardem a Goya Award nomination for Best Newcomer Director.

His next directing work, La mujer más fea del mundo, starring Elia Galera, Roberto Álvare, Héctor Alterio. The film was awarded the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival prize. In 2003, Bardem directed the Canal+-produced documentary Ninas de Hojalata; the film follows the lives of underage girls in Nepal who are sent by the thousands each year to India, where they are forced into prostitution. In 2004, Bardem once again released a comedy film with Incautos; the film starred Victoria Abril and Federico Luppi. For the 50th anniversary of the comic heroes Clever & Smart, Bardem was commissioned for a live action film adaptation; the film was released in 2008 under the title Mortadelo y Filemón. Misión: Salvar la Tierra; the spy film starred Secun de la Rosa and Edu Soto. 1995: La madre 1996: Not Love Just Frenzy 1999: The Ugliest Woman in the World 2001: Night Of Kings 2003: Tin Girls 2004: Swindled 2008: Mort & Phil – Mission: Save the World 1996: Goya Award in the Best Fiction Short Film category for "La madre" 1997: Nominated for the Goya award as best young director for "Más que amor, frenesí" 2000: Nominated for the Goya award as best young director for "La mujer más fea del mundo" 2000: Awarded the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Prize for "La mujer más fea del mundo" Miguel Bardem on IMDb

Thomas van der Plaetsen

Thomas Van der Plaetsen is a Belgian decathlete. His biggest achievements are winning the Gold Medal for Decathlon at the 2016 European Athletics Championships, winning Bronze Medal for Heptathlon at the 2014 World Indoor Championships, Gold Medal for Decathlon at the 2013 and 2015 Summer Universiade. Outdoor 100 metres – 11.04 400 metres – 48.64 1500 metres – 4:32.52 110 metres hurdles – 14.39 High jump – 2.17 Pole vault – 5.45 Long jump – 7.81 Shot put – 14.28 Discus Throw – 46.23 Javelin Throw – 65.31 Decathlon – 8332 Indoor 60 metres – 7.13 1000 metres – 2:40.50 60 metres hurdles – 8.06 High jump – 2.13 Pole vault – 5.50 Long jump – 7.78 Shot put – 14.32 Heptathlon – 6259 In October 2014, it became known that during an unannounced doping control test in September 2014, Van der Plaetsen had tested positive for the hormone HCG. On 2 October 2014 Van der Plaetsen revealed that those heightened HCG levels were caused by up to undiagnosed testicular cancer, for which he was treated. Thomas van der Plaetsen at World Athletics


Olom-Kyuyole is a rural locality in Emissky Rural Okrug of Amginsky District in the Sakha Republic, located 100 kilometers from Amga, the administrative center of the district, 26 kilometers from Emissy, the administrative center of the rural okrug. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 13. Known as Olom, it was given its present name on March 4, 1999. Official website of the Sakha Republic. Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic. Amginsky District. Государственное Собрание Республики Саха. Закон №173-З №353-III от 30 ноября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ и о наделении статусом городского и сельского поселений муниципальных образований Республики Саха », в ред. Закона №1058-З №1007-IV от 25 апреля 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Республики Саха "Об установлении границ и о наделении статусом городского и сельского поселений муниципальных образований Республики Саха"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Якутия", №245, 31 декабря 2004 г..

Палата Республики Государственного Собрания Республики Саха. Постановление №102-II от 4 марта 1999 г. «О переименовании населённого пункта Олом Эмисского наслега Амгинского улуса Республики Саха ». Вступил в силу с момента принятия