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Senior [née Hughes], Jane Elizabeth (1828–1877), workhouse and school inspector and philanthropist

Helen Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Organization and Management of Education. 1278 words.

Senior [née Hughes], Jane Elizabeth (1828–1877), workhouse and school inspector and philanthropist, was born on 10 December 1828 at Uffington House, Uffington, Berkshire, the only daughter...

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Ellis, Prof. Ian Ogilvie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health. 132 words.

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Born Edinburgh 24 Aug. 1955; s of Philip Senior Ellis and Anna Ellis (née Ure); m 1st, 1979, Jane Elizabeth...

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Marks, Richard Leon

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 116 words.

Born 20 Nov. 1953; s of Harry and Denise Marks; m 1987, Jane Elizabeth Tordoff; one s one d

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Young, John Todd

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 157 words.

Born 14 Jan. 1957; s of Ian Taylor Young and Flora Leggett Young (née Todd); m 1981, Elizabeth Jane Grattidge (d 2016)

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Whitby, Sir Lionel Ernest Howard (1895–1956), haematologist

A. D. Gardner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Haematology; Pathology. 1471 words.

Whitby, Sir Lionel Ernest Howard (1895–1956), haematologist, was born in Yeovil on 8 May 1895, the second of the three sons of Benjamin Whitby, glove maker, and his wife, Jane Elizabeth...

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It is a heart history

Paula Kelly Harline.

in The Polygamous Wives Writing Club

June 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 2716 words.

First wives Mary Jane Tanner, Elizabeth MacDonald, and Eunice Stewart considered polygamy a religious burden that was best borne by taking charge. Their superior tone and flippant...

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Beatty, Bessie

Norman S. Cohen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism. 1145 words.

Beatty, Bessie (27 January 1886–06 April 1947), radio broadcaster, journalist, and author, was born Elizabeth M. Beatty in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Thomas Edward Beatty and...

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Part 3 The Post 9/11-Era (2001–), 57 US Extra-Territorial Actions Against Individuals: Bin Laden, Al Awlaki, and Abu Khattalah—2011 and 2014

David Kretzmer.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 23 pages. 14564 words.

This chapter discusses the targeted killing by the US of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and of Anwar al Awlaki in Yemen, and the capture of Ahmed Abu Kattalah in Libya. It presents the facts...

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The ‘Great Matter’ of King Henry VIII

Ian Ward.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

March 2018; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 11568 words.

ABSTRACT

Scholars have long surmised that The Famous Life of King Henry VIII was very probably the last play that Shakespeare had a part in writing. The first...

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Quinn, William Paul (1788 - 1873), African Methodist Episcopal Bishop

Cheryl Janifer LaRoche.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1882 words.

fourth bishop and first authorized missionary of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, was born either in India, as he claimed definitively in the 1870 census, or in British...

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Toward a Development-sensitive Approach to Transitional Justice

Roger Duthie.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 8341 words.

1This article argues that transitional justice measures should be designed and implemented in ways that are ‘development sensitive.’ A development-sensitive approach requires...

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Poitier, Sidney (<i>born</i> 1927), Stage / Screen Actor, Motion Picture Producer / Director

Régine Michelle Jean-Charles.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1424 words.

actor, director, and producer, was born in Miami, Florida, the youngest of the seven children of Reginald Poitier, a tomato farmer, and Evelyn Outten. The family lived on Cat Island in...

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Filling Gaps and Verifying Facts: Assumptions and Credibility Assessment in the Australian Refugee Review Tribunal

Rebecca Dowd, Jill Hunter, Belinda Liddell, Jane McAdam, Angela Nickerson and Richard Bryant.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 16111 words.

Abstract

This study investigates the assumptions made by decision makers in Australia when adjudicating claims for refugee status and/or complementary...

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Legal Profession

Jacqueline A. McLeod.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 10829 words.

Now visible at almost every level of the legal profession, African American women lawyers in the twenty-first century have finally made significant inroads in their struggle to study and...

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Brown, Ruth (1928 - 2006), Rhythm and Blues Musician / Singer

Steven J. Niven.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1902 words.

rhythm and blues performer and actress, was born Ruth Alston Weston, in Portsmouth, Virginia, the eldest of Leonard and Martha Jane (Alston) Weston's seven children. Her father, a...

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Plunder and Pain: Should Transitional Justice Engage with Corruption and Economic Crimes?

Ruben Carranza.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10065 words.

This article examines the various points at which accountability for economic crimes, including large-scale corruption, intersects with accountability for human rights violations. To date,...

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A Comparative Analysis of the Response of the UNHCR and Industrialized States to Rapidly Fluctuating Refugee Status and Asylum Applications: Lessons and Best Practices for RSD Systems Design and Administration

James C. Simeon.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 14516 words.

The full implementation of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and/or its 1967 Protocol is contingent on the capacity of the UNHCR and state parties to respond to rapid...

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