Tag Archives: Period

Change to One Year Waiting Period for Divorce in PA Useful Now

On December 5, 2016, the law in Pennsylvania as it relates to the required length of separation in order to establish grounds for divorce reduced from two years to one year.  This reduction was highly contested for many years in … Continue reading

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The Iowa Abortion Waiting Period Has Been Struck Down & It's A Major Reproductive Rights Victory

Bustle (Jun. 29, 2018): The Iowa Abortion Waiting Period Has Been Struck Down & It's A Major Reproductive Rights Victory, by Morgan Brinlee: Despite concerns for the future of reproductive rights in the imminent wake of Justice Kennedy's retirement, reproductive… … Continue reading

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What is the position of the UK in the ESAs during the implementation period?

On 13 June 2018, HM Treasury published a letter that it had sent to the chair of the House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee, Sir William Cash MP. In the letter HM Treasury discusses the position as regards UK representation … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court: Equitable Tolling Does Not Allow Follow-On Class Claims Outside of the Limitations Period

In the latest of several recent high court decisions addressing the questions of statutes of limitations and related questions of tolling, on June 11, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that equitable tolling principles do not apply to toll … Continue reading

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Debtors Lose? Third Circuit Rejects “Discovery Rule,” Restricts Period to Assert Federal Debt Collection Actions in Break With Fourth and Ninth Circuits

In an en banc decision issued last Tuesday, the Third Circuit held that civil actions alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) must be filed within one year from the date of the violation’s occurrence – and … Continue reading

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