News tagged with criminal conviction

UK finally pardons computer pioneer Alan Turing

His code breaking prowess helped the Allies outfox the Nazis, his theories laid the foundation for the computer age, and his work on artificial intelligence still informs the debate over whether machines can think.

Dec 23, 2013
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Training soldiers to disobey 'illegal' orders

The military should be cautiously training soldiers to disobey unlawful superior's orders as a way of legally protecting them against a criminal conviction, according to QUT legal expert Dr Carmel O'Sullivan.

Mar 27, 2013
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Fines not fair for vulnerable

Despite recent amendments, Victoria's infringement system does not adequately consider the circumstances of disadvantaged and vulnerable people, new research has revealed.

Feb 28, 2013
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Terrorists no part of wireless company's growth plan

Digi International Inc. produces an array of wireless devices that allow businesses to do all sorts of things by remote - from monitoring the temperature of a brewer's beer tanks to connecting police and fire departments ...

Nov 14, 2011
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Appeals court orders new trial in Brocade case

(AP) -- A federal appeals court has tossed out the criminal conviction of the first Silicon Valley executive to go to trial in a stock options scandal that triggered charges against at least a dozen executives.

Aug 18, 2009
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