Tag Archives: Courts

How a Spouse’s “Contributions and Efforts” Factor into a Court’s Equitable Distribution Analysis in New York

New York is an equitable distribution state. Thus, when it comes to dividing up a couple’s assets in a New York divorce case, the court will consider a number of factors. However, before the court gets to the point of … Continue reading

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Courts Serve Deadly FBAR Cocktail: Easier IRS “Willful” Penalty Win

There has been debate as to the “burden of proof” that must be met by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in asserting that an FBAR violation was “willful”.  It appears now that enough legal authority exists giving the IRS a … Continue reading

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Google attempted end run around Canadian courts fails, rules BC Judge in Equustek case

Yesterday, a judge of the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed Google’s motion to vary or set aside the global injunction against it that had been affirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada. The injunction required Google delist websites that were … Continue reading

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Article on Bridging the Gap Between Mental Illness and Firearms in Probate Courts

Michael Bell published an Article entitled, Bridging the Gap Between Mental Illness and Firearms in Probate Courts, 10 Est. Plan. & Comm. Prop. L.J. 125 (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Joe and his wife Sandy were… … Continue reading

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Howse, Ruiz-Fabri, Ulfstein, & Zang: The Legitimacy of International Trade Courts and Tribunals

Robert Howse (New York Univ. – Law), Hélène Ruiz-Fabri (Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law), Geir Ulfstein (Universitetet i Oslo), & Michelle Q. Zang (Universitetet i Oslo) have published The Legitimacy of International Trade Courts … Continue reading

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