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UNSW opens doors to new legal tech hub


UNSW Sydney, Allens and the Law Society of New South Wales announced the opening of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law & Innovation, sitting within the UNSW Faculty of Law.

Sager Creek Veggies Recall 2016: How To Get A Full Refund From Del Monte Foods After Shellfish Contamination

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Canned food buyers may want to check on their recent purchases following the announcement that Sager Creek Foods, Inc., a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods, Inc., has recalled around 15,000 shipped cases of field peas with snaps and green bean products. The cases being recalled are believed to be contaminated with traces of shellfish. If those with a shellfish allergy were to eat the contaminated product, they could suffer from a serious and possibly a fatal reaction. The recall happened after a customer contacted Sager Creek about the contamination. It will affect 22 states including Kentucky, Texas, Utah Missouri, Florida, Georgia and more.

How One Woman's Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her


The first time the police arrived on her doorstep, in March of 2015, Courtney Allen was elated. She rushed to the door alongside her dogs, a pair of eager Norwegian elkhounds, to greet them. "Is this about our case?" They didn't know what case she was talking about. Courtney felt her hope give way to a familiar dread.

Neota Logic Expands Law School AI Outreach Programme


Neota Logic has extended its law school partnership programme, this time with the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in Australia. The legal AI and expert systems company's most recent outreach venture will see 20 UTS students develop AI applications to improve the delivery of social justice, which in this case centres around working with not-for-profits. The project, that launches next Spring is also supported by Australian law firm, Allens, whose partners will be involved directly in the programme. Allens is also the alliance partner of UK Magic Circle law firm, Linklaters. The latest educational venture follows on from several others, including last October's partnership with Melbourne Law School, where the aim was to build websites to provide legal help to the public.

Schools across the UK are introducing gender neutral uniforms


"Gender neutral" uniform policies have been introduced in 80 state schools -- including 40 primary schools -- across the UK, allowing children to wear the uniform in which they are most comfortable. In some schools, uniform policies have been reworded to omit references to gender. And, in other schools, uniform policies have been rewritten so that primary school children can dress according to the gender with which they identify, Elly Barnes, of Educate and Celebrate -- who works with schools to implement LGBTQ inclusive curriculums -- told the Sunday Times. A spokesperson for the Department for Education (DfE) told Mashable that the policy changes are not government-mandated, but that the changes have come about following a government grant to make schools more LGBTQ inclusive. "It is up to heads to set the right uniforms for their schools, taking into account parents' wishes and pupil needs."