Who Are the Principal Violators of International Law? By Dr. LAWRENCE A. FRANKLIN

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In failing to adhere to international law, the United Nations has, as its principle violator, primarily itself. The real dispute is not about a “Palestinian State.” It is about who has the right to the entire area. This is also the reason the Palestinians will never sign an “end of conflict” agreement. The Palestinian Authority (PA) continues to depict a …

eHeziWho Are the Principal Violators of International Law? By Dr. LAWRENCE A. FRANKLIN

Tarrytown Gun Enthusiast Sentenced in Shooting

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Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Eric Gaulin (DOB 06/07/88) of 157 West Main Street, Tarrytown, New York was sentenced today to shock probation, six months in County Jail and five years post release supervision, on his October 2014 guilty plea to: one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony, relating to the death …

eHeziTarrytown Gun Enthusiast Sentenced in Shooting

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Senator Robert Menendez Indicted

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Senator Robert Menendez and Dr. Salomon Melgen Indicted for Conspiracy, Bribery, and Honest Services Fraud WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 1, 2015 — Robert Menendez, a U.S. senator, and Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist, were indicted today in connection with a bribery scheme in which Menendez allegedly accepted gifts from Melgen in exchange for using the power of his Senate office to …

eHeziBREAKING NEWS: U.S. Senator Robert Menendez Indicted

UN to Advocate for Rights of Child Sex Slaves: Don’t Call It ‘Prostitution’ By Dr. PHYLLIS CHESLER

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Yesterday, according to a PassBlue report prominent Indian anti-prostitution activist Ruchira Gupta revealed: “I was surprised that the UN was trying to censor [me and told] me not to speak on prostitution, when my work was with victims of prostitution.” Gupta was about to receive a Woman of Distinction award at the United Nations this past March when she was …

eHeziUN to Advocate for Rights of Child Sex Slaves: Don’t Call It ‘Prostitution’ By Dr. PHYLLIS CHESLER

“The Grandparent Scam” – A Community Alert From Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 1, 2015 — Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore wants to let the public know about trends in crime and criminal behavior that can have an impact on the safety and well being of the citizens of Westchester County. This is the first in a series of “Community Alerts” which will identify and explain those topics, …

eHezi“The Grandparent Scam” – A Community Alert From Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore

PUBLIC POLICY: States Lead the Nation on the Minimum Wage By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN, Ph.D.

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Because the federal government has failed to raise the minimum wage, many states have been taking the lead. There are a couple of issues here. The first concerns the failure of the federal government to be the great equalizer of disparities between the states, a role it has assumed since the Great Depression. And the second is that even following …

eHeziPUBLIC POLICY: States Lead the Nation on the Minimum Wage By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN, Ph.D.

THE HEZITORIAL: Dishonoring One to Honor Others Forsakes Our Ethical Compass, Soils Our Intent, and Reveals Life Lost in Battle Has Been Extinguished in Vain By HEZI ARIS

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City of Yonkers – Public Notice – Resolution No.19-2015 – “Vietnam Veterans Way” Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 7:30pm, in the City Council Chambers, 40 South Broadway, Yonkers, New York The Deal is Done; Even Before the Public Has Been Given an Opportunity to Present Their Perspective. Commemoration on Saturday, March 28, 2015 @ 11am March 23, …

eHeziTHE HEZITORIAL: Dishonoring One to Honor Others Forsakes Our Ethical Compass, Soils Our Intent, and Reveals Life Lost in Battle Has Been Extinguished in Vain By HEZI ARIS

J-Cope Fines State Project Manager for Using His Official Position for Personal Benefit

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Office of General Services Project Manager Sought Discounted Price from State Contractor He Oversaw to Obtain a New Home Water Filtration System View JCope’s March 16, 2015 Settlement in the Matter of Juan Alvarenga. ALBANY, NY  – March 20, 2015 – The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (“Commission”) today announced that a project manager for the State Office …

eHeziJ-Cope Fines State Project Manager for Using His Official Position for Personal Benefit

Galef’s Bill Passes Assembly–Protects Access to Public Records, by Not Permitting Claims of Copyright to Hinder their Use

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Sunshine Week Bills Aim at Making Government More Accessible to the Public ALBANY, NY – March 19, 2015 — Assemblywoman Sandy Galef’s bill A.3489, sponsored in the State Senate by Senator David Carlucci (S.2171), which would guarantee that copyright claims not hamper the desire or ability of citizens to use public records or serve as a roadblock to the economic …

eHeziGalef’s Bill Passes Assembly–Protects Access to Public Records, by Not Permitting Claims of Copyright to Hinder their Use

Op-Ed – Obama’s Legacy: Too Rich to Jail By HELEN DAVIS CHAITMAN and LANCE GOTTHOFFER

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When Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation last September, The Daily Currant headlined: “Eric Holder Takes $77 Million Job With JP Morgan Chase.”1 As with all good satire, it had the ring—or is that the sting—of truth. You had to read a couple of paragraphs before you realized it was a joke; and after that the laughs kept coming …

eHeziOp-Ed – Obama’s Legacy: Too Rich to Jail By HELEN DAVIS CHAITMAN and LANCE GOTTHOFFER