Tag Archives: Nature

Texas Appellate Court Reverses Sexual Harassment Award, Saying Jury Should Have Been Allowed to Hear About Consensual Nature of Relationship

In most Dallas sexual harassment cases, the parties are both of age – that is, above the age of 18. Sometimes, however, the complaining party is underage, leading to additional complications. Such was the case recently, when a mother brought … Continue reading

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“The Nature and Enforcement of Choice of Law Agreements” (2018) 14 Journal of Private International Law 500-531

This blog post presents a condensed version of Dr Mukarrum Ahmed’s (Lancaster University) article in the December 2018 issue of the Journal of Private International Law. The blog post includes specific references to the actual journal article to enable the reader … Continue reading

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Crisis in our national parks: how tourists are loving nature to death

The Guardian –  As thrill seekers and Instagrammers swarm public lands, reporting from eight sites across America shows the scale of the threat. “…Over a period of four months, from high summer to late autumn, the Guardian dispatched writers across … Continue reading

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The Transitory Nature of the Estate Tax Exemption Amount

With $11.18 million of cover under the unified credit under the 2017 tax act, more estates than ever are exempt from federal estate tax. This is especially so for married individuals, who have double this amount and the benefits of … Continue reading

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New research shows nature can help those suffering from PTSD

The great outdoors can make an impact on those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to recent research from UC Berkeley psychologists. The studies tracked psychological and physiological changes in military veterans’ and at-risk inner-city youths’ stress hormones and markers … Continue reading

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