Feds end public disclosure of serious hospital errors

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Study: Caffeine can help improve memory

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Jan. 13 (UPI) -- It is known that caffeine can improve focus and attention. but now researchers at John Hopkins University suggest it can also improve memory over a short period of time.
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Report: North Korea increasing nuclear stockpile

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North Korea may have tested rocket engines

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Work seen at North Korean nuclear site

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China softening on North Korea loyalties

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Wearable system can map difficult areas

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Accused rapist says 'game' was voluntary

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Woman allegedly held as sex slave in NYC

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John Hopkins
WAP97061301 - 13 JUNE 1997 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Professor William Smith, PhD, from John Hopkins University, chairman of Coalition on Political Assassinations addresses a news conference at Georgetown University, June 13. The group is calling for full disclosure on the Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy assassinations. cs/Chris Wilson UPI

John Hopkins (born 1936) is an Emeritus fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. He is married to Cherry, a retired fellow and Director of Studies in law of Girton College, Cambridge.

He read law at Queens' College, Cambridge, was awarded his B.A. in 1960, and his LLB the following year, accompanied by the Whewell Scholarship in International Law. He was elected to a fellowship at Downing in October 1961. He was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn in 1964. Thereafter, he held many positions in college, including Tutor, Senior Tutor and Director of Studies in Law, retiring in 2004. He has been Visiting Professor at City University, London since 1980. In 1981, he was elected Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple, London. He is a former governor of Harrow School, Sherbourne School and Eastbourne College, and is a governor of Wellington College.

In his capacity as Director of Studies in Law at Downing for over 40 years, and also as a University Lecturer, John Hopkins guided generations of students through the highs and lows of Constitutional, Equity and International Law, regaling them with scores of (often the same) humorous stories and jokes.

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