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Even soldiers who fight wars from a safe distance have found themselves traumatized. Could their injuries be moral ones?

The New York Times – The Wounds of the Drone Warrior – “…It has been almost 16 years since a missile fired from a drone struck a Toyota Land Cruiser in northwest Yemen, killing all six of its passengers and inaugurating … Continue reading

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Arbitrator: City didn't prove rape, but "extremely poor judgement" found. Termination converted to a 40 hour suspension

In his award in Portland Police Association and City of Portland, Arbitrator David Stiteler reversed the termination of a Portland police officer, converting the discipline to a forty hour suspension. Grievant had been dismissed for having sexual intercourse with an acquaintance (A) … Continue reading

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New OPR Technical Advisory Lists Legislative CEQA Exemptions Found Outside Statute

On June 6, 2018, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) announced that it had issued a new technical advisory listing legislative CEQA exemptions located in statutes outside of Division 13 of the Public Resources Code.  The advisory contains … Continue reading

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Is there a "bright line" requiring the termination of a police officer found to have been untruthful in a police report?

That is the question the  Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is considering in a case addressing an effort to vacate an arbitration award reinstating an  officer found by the arbitrator to have been "intentionally misleading … but less than intentionally false" in … Continue reading

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Deceased fisherman found aboard sunken Kelli J

Divers found the missing skipper inside the sunken vessel, the Kelli J, prior to it being refloated by contractors in Willapa Bay, Friday. The vessel is being taken to the Nachotta marina with the owner’s insurance company coordinating the remaining … Continue reading

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