Sweden (/ˈswiːdən/ SWEE-dən; Swedish: Sverige [ˈsværjɛ] ), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: About this sound Konungariket Sverige ), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden's capital city is Stockholm, which is also the largest city. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 9.6 million. Sweden has a low population density of 21 inhabitants per square kilometre (54 /sq mi) with the population mostly concentrated to the southern half of the country.
Posts about Sweden
  • Confidence in the Police

    …Kent's last post showed that the police are vastly more trusted than, among others, lawyers. Gallup also did a survey about confidence in the police on other wealthy countries around the world. The results demonstrate that the United States is slightly above the middle. It's just below Norway, Denmark and Sweden, and just ahead of Portugal…

    Bill Otis/ Crime and Consequences Blog- 2 readers -
  • 10 Americans who’ve won the Nobel Peace Prize

    … as an instrument of national policy.” 3. Jane Addams (1931). She shared the award with Nicholas Murray Butler. Addams was a leading figure in pacifist movements internationally. 4. Emily Greene Balch (1946). Balch had worked with Addams on peace efforts during World War I. After she won the Nobel Peace Prize right after World War II ended, the U.S…

    Constitution Daily- 3 readers -
  • CIGI-Ipsos Global Survey on Internet Security and Trust

    … Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey and the United States. The survey found that: 83% of users believe that affordable access to the Internet should be a basic human right; two thirds (64%) of users are more concerned today about online privacy than…

    Sabrina I. Pacifici/ beSpacific- 2 readers -
  • Monday’s Mix

    … on hold. Groan. After listening to canned music for 6 minutes the cancellation rep came on the line…. National Blog Hanging in the court of public opinion When we think of Julian Assange we tend to think WikiLeaks, and not the allegations of sexual misconduct and rape two women made against him four years ago in Sweden. The Swedish courts, however…

    Slaw- 1 readers -
  • Chicago Legal Innovation and Technology Meetup

    … – Washington, DC @legalhackersSWE – Sweden If you are interested in starting a Meetup for legal hackers near you, I’d suggest contacting Phil Weiss @philwdjjd who founded legalhackers.org (@legalhackers). I have started a public Twitter list for the legal hackers meetups and groups listed above under the (highly creative) name LegalHackers (please follow to stay up-to-date on what’s hacking), but if you know of others you think should be on the list, please let me know: @leanlawstrategy. …

    Kenneth Grady/ SeytLines- 2 readers -
  • Cannabix: Marijuana Breathalyzer Effectiveness Weighed

    … is a “marijuana breathalyzer” becoming available to law enforcement agencies nationwide to help authorities test a driver’s level of impairment. According to representatives from the company, the breathalyzer allows law enforcement to test a driver’s ability without using an invasive procedure, like drawing blood. Cannabix was revealed…

    Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog- 2 readers -
  • Bangladesh special tribunal convicts opposition leader of war crimes

    … to be residing with his family in Sweden. A number of high profile Bangladesh politicians have been charged and convicted of crimes allegedly committed during the 1971 war with Pakistan. Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Bangladesh [official website] upheld [JURIST report] the death sentence of Islamist politician Mohammad Kamaruzzaman…

    Peter Snyder/ JURIST- 1 readers -
  • Doing your research

    … does the night sky look like? How cold is the rain? How scratchy is gorse, and what is gorse, anyway? The answers are all detail and every one of those details has made its way into a story I’ve written. Over the years I’ve been to Iceland a couple of times, England, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and the Netherlands. I watched reenactors sack…

    Charles Barnitz/ The Volokh Conspiracyin Pennsylvania- 1 readers -
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