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.

dateDec 23, 2013 in Mathematics
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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.

dateMar 27, 2013 in Other
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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.

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateNov 14, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateAug 18, 2009 in Business
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