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News From Scotland

Just making sure you stay on top of the headlines up north as well. Scotsman 12 Oct 2009: Pole dancing entrepreneur in running for award http://news.scotsman.com/aberdeen/Pole-dancing-entrepreneur-in-running.5723245.jp 34-year-old woman who is trying to get her own studio in Aberdeen is shortlisted … Continue reading

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news item: feminsts reject funding money from nude calendar‏

http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Feminists-veto-39Calendar-Girls39-cash.5485833.jp Quote: But Scottish Women’s Aid is adamant that the calendar is inappropriate. Jacqui Kelly said: “We are a feminist organisation and, of course, we are happy that these woman feel empowered by what they are doing. But we are … Continue reading

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CAAN-Scotland Update

Issues Two bills are currently in discussion in Holyrood that are of concern to CAAN members and supporters: The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill [link: http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/bills/24-CrimJustLc/index.htm] and the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Bill [link: http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/s3/bills/11-sexualOffences/index.htm]. The former is included because … Continue reading

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US article: The Courts and Privacy

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/02/opinion/02fri2.html?ref=opinion To the delight of headline writers, the Alabama Supreme Court recently decided the case of 1568 Montgomery Highway Inc. — also known as Love Stuff — v. the City of Hoover. In a 7-to-2 ruling, it upheld a state … Continue reading

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