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Recreational Marijuana in California Expected to Impact Medical Market

California has in many ways led efforts to legalize marijuana around the country. The state was the first to allow medical marijuana with Proposition 215, i.e. the Compassionate Use Act of 1996. And while the state is a little behind … Continue reading

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Divorce Impact Of Transition From One Gender To Another

My Spouse has transitioned from one gender to another during our marriage, how does that impact our divorce? For purposes of this question, I am assuming that the spouses were of opposite gender on the date of marriage, as the … Continue reading

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How the GOP’s Tax Bill Could Impact Divorcing Couples

Republican lawmakers gathered shortly before Christmas to celebrate their crowning achievement of 2017: an overhaul of the United States tax system, including significant tax cuts for many Americans. For lawmakers, this marks a high point in a drawn-out effort, but … Continue reading

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Does the Failure to Wear a Seat-Belt Impact a Georgia Car Accident Injury Claim?

If you are not wearing a seat-belt, your injuries will likely be more serious if you are involved in a car wreck. Many people believe they will be barred from filing a personal injury claim against the other driver if … Continue reading

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Pending U.S. Supreme Court Case Could Impact Judicial Deference to Agency Rulemaking

A petition for certiorari pending before the U.S. Supreme Court has the potential to narrow the application of Chevron deference to agency rulemaking.  Under Chevron U.S.A. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, a 1984 Supreme Court case that is widely considered … Continue reading

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