Tag Archives: Body

Albany Episcopal Bishop Defies Parent Body On Same-Sex Marriage Rites

In July, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church passed Resolution B012 Marriage Rites for the Whole Church, which was designed to give local congregational access to all couples wishing to have a same-sex marriage ceremony.  The Resolution stated in part:[I]n dioceses where … Continue reading

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Who pays for repairs to unit property in a body corporate?

The Unit Titles Act 2010 (“UTA”) expanded the role of bodies corporate in undertaking repairs to buildings in unit title developments, primarily in response to the repairs arising from leaky buildings. In addition to repairs to common property the Act … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Recovers Body of Missing Passenger From Small Cruise Ship Off Coast of Washington State

A passenger who went overboard on July 10 from the Seven Seas Mariner cruise ship has been found. Per the Associated Press, “a Coast Guard helicopter crew has recovered the body of a cruise ship passenger who went overboard off … Continue reading

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Poon on How a Body Becomes a Boat: The Asylum Seeker in Law and Images @juselk

ICYMI:Justine Poon, Australian National University College of Law, has published How a Body Becomes a Boat: The Asylum Seeker in Law and Images, at 30 Law & Literature 105 (2018).  Here is the abstract.Asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat … Continue reading

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Two Charged with Murder in Fulton County After Body is Found in Car Trunk

Of all crimes, homicides shock communities the most and carry the heaviest penalties. Recently, two people were arrested and charged with murder in Fulton County following the discovery of a woman’s body in the trunk of a car. A man … Continue reading

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