West Virginia Bishop Klusmeyer calls for election of coadjutor, taking…

first_img Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector Columbus, GA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem [Diocese of West Virginia] The Rt. Rev. W. Michie Klusmeyer, seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, called for the election of a bishop coadjutor for his diocese. This formally begins a search process to identify and to elect the person who will become the eighth bishop of The Episcopal Church in the Mountain State. Tags Press Release Service The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Collierville, TN Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest To learn more about The Episcopal Church or the convention, visit wvdiocese.org. Rector Tampa, FL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Submit a Press Release Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK By canons of The Episcopal Church, once the bishop coadjutor is consecrated, tentatively planned for June 2021, Klusmeyer can remain for three additional years or elect to retire earlier. Director of Music Morristown, NJ Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Smithfield, NC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Klusmeyer ended the announcement by expressing his appreciation to his diocese, where he became bishop on Oct. 13, 2001. “This diocese has changed my life,” he said. “This has been a blessing to me. You have brought joy and grace to my life.” Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Klusmeyer made the announcement over the weekend during the diocese’s 142nd Annual Convention at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling, which was the first home to the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia before it relocated to Charleston. Although Klusmeyer has not set a date for his retirement, the search process begins after a search committee is formed by the Diocesan Standing Committee. This approach allows for a smooth transition from the bishop to his successor. TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab center_img Featured Events The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Submit an Event Listing Posted Oct 22, 2019 Rector Bath, NC Rector Belleville, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Martinsville, VA Bishop Elections Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Knoxville, TN Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Washington, DC West Virginia Bishop Klusmeyer calls for election of coadjutor, taking step toward retiring Youth Minister Lorton, VA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit a Job Listing Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Episcopal Church in West Virginia is more than 8,000 members strong. The first church in present-day West Virginia was established as a log structure that became known as Morgan Chapel near Bunker Hill in 1740. Today, there are 63 congregations in the state. Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Albany, NYlast_img read more

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Why you should always tackle low – Durham University College 7’s

first_imgMonday May 6, 2013 Why you should always tackle low – Durham University College 7’s Here is a quick clip that was sent in by a friend of the guy on the receiving end of this brutal knock. It’s took place at the Durham University College 7’s Tournament, and is a good example of how to get a big hit completely wrong. Tackling low might have been a better option.“Hey guys, got a great video of a friend receiving the biggest bosh of the 21st century and it would complete the cycle of his absolute humiliation if you guys could put it on here,” said the email.The teams are Grey College and The Mildert Fat Ducks, and as the email went on to explain, the man in question, Fred, apparently repeatedly told his buddies that they must always tackle low.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Wallabies edge Barbarians in classic BaaBaas fixture at Twickenham

first_imgSunday Nov 2, 2014 Wallabies edge Barbarians in classic BaaBaas fixture at Twickenham The Wallabies got their tour off to a solid start with a hard fought 40-36 victory over a Barbarians side that refused to give up, and played some attractive rugby. The entire match was played in the spirit of the club, and was one of the best in recent memory. Former Wallaby Nick Cummins, now playing his rugby in Japan, got a chance to prove his worth to new Australian coach Michael Cheika, albeit while playing for the opposition Barbarians.Cummins, or The Honey Badger these days, crossed for a try late in the game but also contributed where possible, also setting up one of the tries of the game for Lions flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff.The match featured 11 tries, as the Twickenham crowd of 54 000 were treated to a thrilling match that was easily one of the most enjoyable seen this year, and indeed in the recent history of Barbarians fixtures.The Wallabies had the match tied up but a late fight back from the BaaBaas gave them hope, and left the crowd feeling that despite the loss for the famous club, rugby was the winner as everyone was thoroughly entertained and they didn’t roll over, as has been the case in the past.“I know Australia have gone through hard times and it’s good way for them to start their tour,” said Barbarians coach John Kirwan of the opposition.New Australian coach Cheika was pleased, but felt there are some areas they can work on.“I thought there were some really good patches and at other times guys looked a bit uncertain,” Cheika said. “We need to practice and play together more at that level. “Our defence was probably the part of the game we want to improve the most. We just need a little bit more clarity around things but that will come.”It was one of those matches that is difficult to describe, and even harder to sum up in highlights. We’ll archive the full game soon though (if possible). It was a classic so well worth watching.Who impressed you the most from either side, and are the Wallabies looking good for the rest of their tour? Let us know your thoughts on the match in the commentsADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Triton Building / Saeta Estudi + Lluís Cantallops + Juan Domingo

first_imgPhotographs:  Courtesy of Saeta estudi Surveyors:DM tècnicsBuilder:Contratas y Obras SAArchitects In Charge:Bet Cantallops, Pere Ortega, Lluís Cantallops, Juan DomingoCity:BarcelonaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Section 1Text description provided by the architects. The Triton Building contains housing, shops and parking. It is located in a privileged place where the old urban grid of Poble Nou meets the new Barcelona, in front of the sea. To respond to this particular location, the building has two faces: a calm, regular and ordered ceramic façade to the city and a bright, metallic, vibrant and vertically composed façade to the sea.Save this picture!Courtesy of Saeta estudiThe building plan has four parts, connected by stairways. Three of them have eight floors and are placed perpendicularly to the fourth one. The last builds the front across Carrer Perelló, and has five floors, as the buildings of Poble Nou at the other side of the street. The Perelló façade is made of small, dark ceramic tiles and has a porch in the ground floor offering shelter to pedestrians. The windows follow a strict and patterned rhythm.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanIn the three parts facing the sea, the façade takes a dynamic shape through an aluminum skin of different tones decomposing the strict rhythm of the windows and introducing new emerging volumes. The ground floor mimics the public space by its stony character. The roof, accessible from the four buildings is a fifth façade and it is equipped with an aromatic garden and two swimming pools.Save this picture!Courtesy of Saeta estudiThe E shape is open to the coast in a way that allows views to the sea and to the park from almost all the apartments.Save this picture!Courtesy of Saeta estudiThe spaces between buildings are open courtyards and give continuity inside the whole to the urban fabric. They allow the passage from the historical center of Poble Nou to the beach.Save this picture!Roof PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessShigeru Ban Named Pritzker Laureate for 2014Architecture NewsEarthquakes – How Well Are We Prepared?EventProject locationAddress:Passeig Calvell, 45, 08005 Barcelona, SpainLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Photographs Year:  Area:  12290 m² Area:  12290 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Triton Building / Saeta Estudi + Lluís Cantallops + Juan Domingo Triton Building / Saeta Estudi + Lluís Cantallops + Juan DomingoSave this projectSaveTriton Building / Saeta Estudi + Lluís Cantallops + Juan Domingo Housing “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/488725/triton-building-saeta-estudi-lluis-cantallops-juan-domingo Clipboard CopyAbout this officeSaeta EstudiOfficeFollowLluís Cantallops OfficeFollowJuan DomingoOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingCommercial ArchitectureRetailStoreBarcelonaRetailHousingResidentialSpainPublished on March 23, 2014Cite: “Triton Building / Saeta Estudi + Lluís Cantallops + Juan Domingo” 23 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassCompositesMitrexPhotovoltaic Solar Cladding – BIPV CladdingPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemArmchairsUniForArmchair – ParigiLouvers / ShuttersBruagShading Screens – Perforated Facade PanelsAluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Façade BladesCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemWire MeshJakobWebnet in a Gymnasium in GurmelsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Pocket Door | MareaPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WLouversReynaers AluminiumSolar ShadingHandlesFormaniFitting Collection – ARCMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily Spain Year:  2010 Architects: Juan Domingo, Lluís Cantallops, Saeta Estudi Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/488725/triton-building-saeta-estudi-lluis-cantallops-juan-domingo Clipboard Projects CopyHousing, Store•Barcelona, Spain “COPY” 2010 Save this picture!Courtesy of Saeta estudi+ 15 Sharelast_img read more

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British foundations – locked in a time warp?

first_imgThe conference, entitled ‘New Grantmaking’ will consider just how effectiveconventional grant making is in creating social benefit and whether new approaches now appearing will be more effective.There have been strong recent criticisms of grant-making practice such those from the LSE’s report and radical suggestions for alternative approaches such as those from the Community Fund and the Impetus Trust.Lady Diana Brittan, Chair of the Community Fund will speak at the conferenceon the Fund’s decision to pursue an ‘investor approach’ to its activitiesand Stephen Dawson, Chair of the Impetus Trust Venture Philanthropy Fund will discuss the new forms of venture philanthropy and what they can bring to grantmaking.David Carrington, formerly Director of two large grantmaking foundations will be making sense of the jargon, discussing the range of new initiatives in the grantmaking field and telling us who is doing what.The speakers will be followed by a panel session and debate on ‘How much isreally new?’ The conference will be held on Tuesday 29 April at the Business Design Centre, London from 2pm.It is part of Charityfair, the largest annual event for the voluntary sectorin the UK, held over three days, from Tuesday 29 April to Thursday 1 May. Howard Lake | 25 April 2003 | News Tagged with: Research / statistics  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis British foundations – locked in a time warp?center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “British foundations seem to be locked in a time warp, increasingly laggingbehind modern developments,” said Lord Trevor Smith in the Foreword to a report by the LSE’s Centre for Civil Society published last year.Lord Smith is one of the speakers at a special conference being held at Charityfair in London this week.He will be speaking about the findings of the report and how foundations could contribute much more value to society than they do now. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Text donations to charity increase to £122m in 2015/16

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis40 PhonepayPlus will change its name in Autumn 2016 to the Phone-paid Services Authority.  183 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: mobile PhonepayPlus Research / statistics sms  184 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis40 Howard Lake | 13 July 2016 | Newscenter_img Text donations to charity increase to £122m in 2015/16 Giving to charity by text has grown by 6% to £122m in the year to 2015/16, according to PhonepayPlus, the UK phone-paid services regulator.The figures are published in its Annual Market Review of premium rate services. It expects the total to raise to £129m in 2016/17.The regulator described the increase in donations as “impressive” given that there was no exceptional large public fundraising campaign such as #NoMakeUpSelfie or the Ice Bucket Challenge during the period. It suggests that this “shows underlying organic growth as opposed to social media driven activity”.Top sectors in premium rate servicesCharity donations are now the largest market sector of the premium rate services industry.1. Charity text donations – £122 million2. Directory enquiries – £82.7 million3. Games on social networks – £60.5 millionCharities remain successful users of premium rate services, despite a decline in some of sectors’ success rates. Indeed, revenues for charity text giving accounted for 18% of the PRS market in 2015/16.Regular giving has contributed to this, with donors adopting a subscription model as a means to donate regularly via phone bills. Donation values are increasing too, with larger charities moving from £3 to £5 as their default donation amount.

PhonepayPlus reported that “charities are the most trusted service operating in the premium rate services market”.Jo Prowse, Chief Executive of PhonepayPlus said:“The growth of charity text giving over the last few years shows the positive work that can be achieved when charities, providers, networks and the regulator work together.

“Regulatory flexibility, such as the ‘Skip’ command, which allow you to miss a payment without stopping future donations, provide increased choice for donors and ongoing support for charitable causes”. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Five things you need to know today, Feb. 19

first_img Facebook Foolproof Roasted Pork TenderloinFruit Salad to Die ForSouthern Style Potato SaladPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay Take a look at the news in and around Odessa on Monday, Feb. 19. Find complete local news coverage in the Odessa American every day, online at oaoa.com and our daily E-Edition at myoaoa.com.1. In office since 2004 and chairing the House Agriculture Committee, U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway seeks another two-year term against the opposition of fellow Midland Republican Paul Myers and Democrats Eric Pfalzgraf of Odessa and Jennie Lou Leeder of Llano.2. State Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, and former Midland Mayor Mike Canon have faced off for the District 31 Senate seat before, but restaurant owner Victor Leal, R-Amarillo, is new to the mix in the March 6 primary.3. Some 20 Odessa High School mariachi students will strum their way to Edinburg for the third year running for the UIL State Mariachi Festival later this month. 4. It’s Presidents Day and a Monday so the Museum of the Southwest is closed — but you can celebrate a day or two late and have a chance to see the artwork of a former president who once called West Texas home.5. IN SPORTS: The UTPB Falcons men’s basketball team put on one last show for the home crowd Saturday, jumping out to a big early lead and rolling to a 92-78 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas A&M Kingsville on Senior Day at the Falcon Dome. WhatsApp OC employee of the year always learning Local News Five things you need to know today, Feb. 19 Home Local News Five things you need to know today, Feb. 19 Pinterest Twitter Facebookcenter_img Twitter Previous articleCOLLEGE BASKETBALL: UTPB men show potential in Senior Day dismantling of Texas A&M-KingsvilleNext articleActive shooter rumor leads to shelter in place admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp UTPB Falcons’ James McPherson (3) dribbles towards the basket against Texas A&M Kingsville’s Will West (4) during the first half Saturday in the Falcon Dome. By admin – February 19, 2018 2021 SCHOOL HONORS: Permian High School ECISD undergoing ‘equity audit’ last_img read more

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Buncrana ‘cleaner than European norms’ in new IBAL table

first_img Previous articleThose who paid household charge should ask for it back – DAAANext articleQuestions raised about five councillors attending Wexford conference News Highland Facebook By News Highland – September 3, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal News Twittercenter_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Buncrana has been found to be ‘cleaner than European norms’ in the latest Irish Business Against Litter league table which has been published this morning.Cavan came out on top, but there is no classification for Letterkenny which withdrew from the league earlier this year.Buncrana is ranked 15th of 42 areas around the country, with 17 found to be cleaner than European norms.Dr Tom Kavanagh is the chairman of IBAL – he says they were disappointed with Letterkenny’s performance in the last table and subsequent withdrawl from the league, but are delighted with what he termed Buncrana’s excellent return……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/ibal10.mp3[/podcast] 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Twitter Buncrana ‘cleaner than European norms’ in new IBAL table Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebooklast_img read more

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Not ‘Distinguished’ Enough? The Tale Of Article 124(3)(c) Of The Constitution

first_imgColumnsNot ‘Distinguished’ Enough? The Tale Of Article 124(3)(c) Of The Constitution Swapnil Tripathi9 May 2020 8:20 PMShare This – xNext month, Professor Andrew Burrows (University of Oxford) shall be sworn in as a Justice/Judge of the United Kingdom Supreme Court. Prof. Burrows is following the footsteps of the great Baroness Lady Hale (former Chief Justice of the Court and author of the judgment quashing the prorogation of the UK Parliament) who had also travelled from the academy to the Bench. Appointment of a…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginNext month, Professor Andrew Burrows (University of Oxford) shall be sworn in as a Justice/Judge of the United Kingdom Supreme Court. Prof. Burrows is following the footsteps of the great Baroness Lady Hale (former Chief Justice of the Court and author of the judgment quashing the prorogation of the UK Parliament) who had also travelled from the academy to the Bench. Appointment of a law professor or an academician as a Judge is not uncommon. In fact, some of the greatest Judges have been law professors prior to their appointments. For instance, Justice Felix Frankfurter (a former renowned Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States ‘SCOTUS’) was a Professor at Harvard Law School prior to his appointment. Similar is the case with Justice Stephen Bryer (sitting Associate Justice of SCOTUS). In fact, it is common for Justices of the Court to have had some teaching experience prior to their appointment. Sadly, this practice has not been followed in India, despite our Constitution providing for it. Our Constitution makers, inspired by the US Constitution, wanted law professors to serve the Bench and accordingly created the category of a ‘distinguished jurist’ who could be appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court. In the present post, I shall explain the said provision of our Constitution and the intent behind its incorporation. Thereafter, I shall address the popular belief that no appointments have been under the clause, and make an argument that this might not be true. A. Article 124(3) of the Constitution- Article 124(3) of the Constitution provides for the appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India. It states that a citizen of India may be appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court if, (a) She/he has been a Judge of a High Court for at least five years (“Appointment from the Bench”) (b) She/he has been an advocate of a High Court for at least ten years (“Appointment from the Bar”) (c) She/he is in the opinion of the President, a distinguished jurist (“Distinguished Jurist”) Although the phrase ‘distinguished jurist’ has not been defined, if we peruse the Constituent Assembly Debates, the intent behind its incorporation and the meaning becomes clear. According to Mr. HV Kamath (a member), the category of distinguished jurist would widen the pool of candidates and include individuals who are possessed of outstanding legal and juristic learning (May 24, 1949). In fact, the Assembly was heavily impressed and inspired by the appointment of Professor Frankfurter to the SCOTUS. M. Ananthasayanam Ayyangar, a member remarked, “…In various cases a Supreme Court has to deal with constitutional issues. A practicing lawyer barely comes across constitutional problems. A person may enter the profession of Law straightaway. He might be a member of a Law College or be a Dean of the Faculty of Law in a University. There are many eminent persons, there are many writers, there are jurists of great eminence. Why should it not be made possible for the President to appoint a jurist of distinction, if it is necessary? As a matter of fact, I would advise that out of the seven judges, one of them must be a jurist of great reputation. I am told, Sir, by my honourable Friend, Shri Alladi, whom I consulted, that some years ago President Roosevelt in the U.S.A. appointed one Philip Frankfurter. He was a Professor in the Harward University. That was a novel experiment that he made. Before that, barristers were being chosen and also persons from the judiciary. This experiment has proved enormously successful. He is considered to be one of the foremost judges, one of the most eminent judges in the U.S.A. Therefore, Sir, I am in agreement with the proposal to add a jurist also, a distinguished jurist, in the categories for the choice of a judge of the Supreme Court.” Therefore, the idea behind the category was to appoint individuals with outstanding legal and juristic learning (which included law professors) as Judges of the Supreme Court. The provision has been a part of our Constitution for over 70 years; however, no Professor has reached the Supreme Court till date. In the past, there have been rumours for appointment of Prof. Upendra Baxi and Late Prof. P.K. Tripathi but nothing came of it. The reason why the Supreme Court’s Collegium (the body responsible for recommending names of the Justices) has not considered the clause, is arguably because it is believed a Professor although knows the theoretical aspects of the law, lacks its practical knowledge. Further, the Indian Supreme Court adjudicates cases of varied subject matters, whereas a Professor holds a specialisation in limited subjects. The lack of practical knowledge is not due to a Professor’s fault but the statutory rules. One can learn the practical nuances of the law, only by practising as an advocate. However, as per Rule 49 of the Bar Council of India Rules, an advocate cannot be a full-time employee. Therefore, a person cannot be an advocate and a law professor at the same time, as she/he is not allowed to be a full-time employee. Further, as per the Advocates (Right to Take up Law Teaching) Rules, 1979 an advocate may be employed in an educational institution for the teaching of law, provided she/he teaches only for three hours in a day. The said rule is also an hinderance, as a Professor performs obligations that last longer than three hours a day. Interestingly, the medical profession has no bar on professors practising what they teach, as they are allowed to treat the patients. The same rule should apply to the legal profession as well. Fortunately, a demand has been made by the Consortium of National Law Universities to the Bar Council of India to allow full time teachers to practice before the Courts. Second, the argument of varied subject matters can be countered, as practising advocates also have preferred practice areas. For instance, a civil lawyer will mostly not argue criminal cases. However, when the advocate is elevated to the Bench, she/he has no control over the subject matter of the cases before her/him. Although, since majority of the Court’s appointments are from the Bench i.e. Judges of the High Court, they get the requisite experience and training in the High Court. The Parliament may consider amending the Constitution to introduce the category of ‘distinguished jurist’ for appointment of Judges to the High Court, so that law professors get the training and experience, which a member of the Bar gets at the High Court. This shall remove the hinderance of dealing with varied subject matters. Interestingly, the infamous 42nd Amendment to the Constitution had introduced this provision, but it was quickly revoked by the 44th Constitutional Amendment. If a Constitutional Amendment is an unlikely route, the Supreme Court may consider placing the law professor on a roster wherein the cases of her/his subject matter are heard. This may be helpful especially for Constitution Benches i.e. where an interpretation of the Constitution is to be made and a constitutional law professor may provide important insights. Is Article 124(3)(c) unused? It is commonly believed that since no Professor has been appointed under Article 124(3)(c), the clause remains unused. I myself was of this opinion until a few months ago. In 2011, the Central Information Commission (“CIC”) gave a decision in Anshu Kumar v. Ministry of Law and Justice, Department of Justice (Case No. CIC/SS/A/2011/000175), wherein the Respondent made some interesting revelations. In the said case, the Appellant had filed RTIs seeking information on appointments under the category of ‘distinguished jurist’ under Article 124(3). Dissatisfied with the response, the Appellant had filed an appeal before the CIC. During the hearing, the Respondent i.e. Department of Justice (“Department”) had submitted that the provision for ‘distinguished jurist’ has been used only four times. In other words, according to the government records, four ‘distinguished jurists’ have been appointed to the Supreme Court under Article 124(3)(c). To find out the names of such individuals and other related information, I filed an RTI with the Department of Justice to that effect. Interestingly, the Department took a contrary stance (differing from Anshu Kumar’s case) and stated that no distinguished jurist has been appointed under Article 124(3). The relevant response is reproduced below:  The Department is supposed to provide conclusive information and not leave the applicant guessing and hence, the contrary views are problematic. However, I align with the first view i.e. appointments under the Clause have indeed been made, possibly in the form of Justice Subimal Chandra Roy and Justice TL Venkatrama Aiyyar. Justice Roy was a well-known lawyer at the Calcutta High Court and was elevated to the Supreme Court in 1971. As per public records, he did not serve as a High Court Judge, therefore he could not have been appointed from the Bench under Article 124(3)(a). Further, according to the Department, he was not elevated from the Bar under 124(3)(b) either (this information was provided by the Department in response to my RTI). This leaves only one possible category for his appointment i.e. as a ‘distinguished jurist’ under 124(3)(c). Justice TL Venkatrama Aiyyar was appointed to the Court in 1954. As per public records, he had served as a High Court Judge only for three years (1951-1954) and hence, could not have been appointed under 124(3)(a) as it requires a minimum experience of five years. Further, according to the Department he was also not elevated from the Bar under 124(3)(b). Hence, Justice Aiyyar was probably appointed as a distinguished jurist. In fact, Justice Nariman in a lecture had pointed out this conundrum as well. Therefore, it seems that at least two appointments have indeed been made under Article 124(3)(c), although the appointees have not been law professors. Concluding Remarks- In 2015, while submitting its suggestions for improving the Collegium system, the Union government had termed the non-consideration of distinguished jurists as Judges of the Court, wrong. The suggestion was not acted upon as none of the new appointees during 2015-2020 was a distinguished jurist. The recent retirement of Hon’ble Justice Deepak Gupta in the Supreme Court, has created a vacancy on the Bench. However, the hope of a law professor filling his seat as a ‘distinguished jurist’, is bleak if not impossible.Views Are Personal Only(Author is Practising Lawyer at Delhi. The article was published in his personal blog “The Basic Structure”) Next Storylast_img read more

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Guitarist to perform at Sorrell Chapel

first_img Sponsored Content Jinright said Sorrell Chapel is the ideal setting for Gibson’s recital.“This will be a wonderful recital in a wonderful setting” he said. “I encourage everyone who enjoys music, and especially guitar music, to come. It will be a concert to remember.” Latest Stories You Might Like CELEBRATING SERVICE Photo by Jeb Sharp | Troy Mayor Jason Reeves places a wreath at Bicentennial Park on Monday as part of… read more Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 11:19 pm Monday, November 11, 2013 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Email the author Next Up“This recital will be a real treat and a great introduction to classical music, especially if you like storytelling,” said Dr. John Jinright, Troy University music department. “Dr. Gibson selected his recital repertoire entirely from pieces of program music. These compositions were created to tell stories.”Jinright said that the audience members will be invited to use their imagination to visualize the action.“Film music is a good example,” Jinright said. “When you hear Darth Vader’s March or the Jaw’s Theme, the music is giving your imagination cues about the action that’s bound to happen. A great example is Disney’s Fantasia movie, which uses selections of program music to help tell the stories without words.” A unique opportunity to hear a classical guitarist in concert will present itself at 7 p.m. Wednesday when Robert Gibson will perform at Sorrell Chapel.The concert will be Gibson’s faculty recital and all who enjoy classical guitar are invited.Gibson will perform “programmatic” works for solo guitar, including Zia” Myth and Folklore from New Mexico, Joseph V. Williams II (1979) and Nikita Koshkin’s “The Prince’s Toys” – The Mischievous Prince, The Mechanical Monkey, The Doll with Blinking Eyes, The Tin Soldiers, The Prince’s Coach and The Big Toy Parade. By The Penny Hoarder Guitarist to perform at Sorrell Chapel Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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