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Circumstances Under Which an Attorney of Your Choosing May Not Be Permitted to Represent You

One of the many rights litigants have is the right to be represented by counsel of their own choosing. Simple, right? Well, not really. An attorney of your choosing could be disqualified from representing you if that attorney had participated … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Determines That George Constanza Was Right!—In Limited Circumstances, Whales And Seals Are Fish (Not Mammals)

Makah Indian Tribe, et al. v. Quileute Indian Tribe et al., 813 F.3d 1157 (9th Cir. 2017). Defying the universal notion that whales and seals are, in fact, mammals, the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed in part, and reversed in part, … Continue reading

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The Circumstances and Standards Under Which One Spouse Can Receive a Monetary Payment as Part of a Divorce in Maryland

Distributing marital property can be one of the most complex elements of any divorce, especially one in which minor children are not involved. Sometimes, in order to achieve a genuinely equitable outcome, it may be necessary for a trial judge … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer: Quick Divorce? Depends on the Circumstances.

It is possible in the state of Florida to secure a relatively quick divorce. In fact, many spouses can reach an amicable settlement without the involvement of any attorney, usually only if there are no children of the marriage and … Continue reading

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India high court rules ‘passive euthanasia’ permitted under certain circumstances

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of India [official website] on Monday rejected a petition for mercy killing, but ruled [judgment, PDF] that passive euthanasia was permissible under certain circumstances. The case centered around Aruna Shanbaug, a former nurse who was raped … Continue reading

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