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Unusual Assets That May Need to Be Divided in a Divorce

When most people think of marital assets that get divided in a divorce, things like houses, cars, and retirement accounts usually come to mind. However, there are various other types of assets that couples going through a divorce may have … Continue reading

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Power to the People(s): Referendums in Deeply Divided Societies

Joanne McEvoy, Letting “The People(s)” Decide: Peace Referendums and Power-Sharing Settlements, 25 Democratization 864 (2018). Hoi Kong Referendums have been used to decide divisive constitutional questions in polities around the world.  In some cases, the relevant divisions run deeply along ethnic … Continue reading

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How is Marital Debt Divided in a Georgia Divorce?

When couples divorce distribution of property issues are usually an important consideration. However, marital debt can be just as important. Georgia is an equitable distribution state. This means one spouse runs the risk of shouldering more than half the marital … Continue reading

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Opinion analysis: Divided court upholds Trump travel ban

[Editor’s Note: This post will be expanded with additional analysis later today.] The Supreme Court today handed a major victory to the Trump administration. By a vote of 5-4, the justices rejected a challenge to President Donald Trump’s September 2017 … Continue reading

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Opinion analysis: Divided court defines credit-card networks as single two-sided market, rejecting antitrust challenge to anti-steering provision

Today, the Supreme Court ruled that American Express’ anti-steering provisions do not violate the federal antitrust laws. In a 5-4 decision, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that credit networks such as Amex provide services to cardholders and merchants in a “special … Continue reading

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