Tag Archives: Declines

Rhode Island Declines to Recognize Couple’s Relationship as Common-Law Marriage

Rhode Island is one of the minority of states that recognize common-law marriage. However, there are certain things that are required in order for a court to decide that a couple is in a common-law marriage. One requirement specifically was … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Declines to Review DACA Injunction —For Now

The Supreme Court today declined to review the district court injunction of the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by the Trump administration. Stay tuned for developments in the DACA saga. KJ Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Second Amendment Challenge to California Gun Restrictions

Various news outlets, including the LA Times, report that the United States Supreme Court recently declined to hear a case challenging California's 10-day waiting period for purchasing firearms. The New York Times reports on the denial of certiorari here. The case, … Continue reading

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Court Declines to Review California's Ten-Day Waiting Period for Gun Purchases

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today denied certiorari in Silvester v. Becerra, the Ninth Circuit ruling upholding California's ten-day waiting period for gun purchases against a Second Amendment challenge. The denial is a blow to… … Continue reading

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New York Estate Planning Best Done Before Health Declines

When it comes to New York estate planning, timing matters. While it is always better to conduct some long-term financial and well-being preparation than none, there is a large benefit to handling the planning while one is still capable. This … Continue reading

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