Tag Archives: Equal

Why Illinois Has Not Passed an Equal Parenting Time Law

Illinois fathers’ rights groups are pushing for a legal presumption of equal parenting time, but a majority of Illinois' lawmakers are unwilling to change this aspect of the state’s divorce laws. Last spring, an equal parenting time bill stalled in a committee of … Continue reading

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Equitable Doesn’t Always Mean Equal: The Rules of Marital Property Division in Florida

When you find yourself facing a divorce, there may be several financial concerns on your mind. One of those concerns may be the distribution of marital assets that the court will order as part of the resolution of the divorce … Continue reading

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Passion for justice? Work as an Equal Justice Works Fellow

Each year, Equal Justice Works selects a class of passionate public interest lawyers who have designed Fellowship projects in collaboration with legal services organizations, to respond to unmet legal needs in their communities. Over the course of two-year project terms, … Continue reading

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Undocumented students get Equal Protection in Texas case (Plyler v. Doe)

This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of Quimbee study aids (a $72 value) for law student members. And if you go Premium, you’ll receive Quimbee … Continue reading

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Still No Equal Pay for Equal Work Says CareerBuilder Survey

A recent survey by CareerBuilder shows that nearly a third of women do not believe that they are making as much as their male counterparts, even though they have similar experience and qualifications. The same study shows that 12% of … Continue reading

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