Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mark Cuban Latest Fight With SEC: In-House Judges

Mark Cuban Latest Fight With SEC: In-House JudgesMark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and vocal critic of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has weighed into the escalating debate over the agency’s use of its in-house judges.Mr. Cuban, who won a federal court battle against the SEC in 2013 when a jury cleared him of insider-trading charges, said Continue Reading...

Florida Judges Banned from Wearing Colorful Robes

Florida Judges Banned from Wearing Colorful Robes Should judges be allowed to embellish their robes or wear different colors? For Florida’s highest court, the issue is black and white, or make that solid black. The Florida Supreme Court approved a rule requiring robes worn by judges to be solid black and unadorned. In an opinion handed down Thursday, the court Continue Reading...

Raising the Age of Juvenile Court Jurisdiction

Raising the Age of Juvenile Court Jurisdiction The age of juvenile court jurisdiction should be raised to at least 21 years old, researchers propose in a new report released by Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government citing studies that show brain development continues past the teenage years. The research is part of a series published by the Executive Session on Community Continue Reading...

The Worst Divorce Advice I’ve Ever Heard

The Worst Divorce Advice I’ve Ever HeardThis is a piece of divorce advice from one divorced man to another:“Separate yourself as fast as you can. Limit your contact as much as you can. With kids it’s tough but try not to communicate. Trust me. Just move on and move on fast.”Honestly, reading this guy’s advice made me sad, depressed, and Continue Reading...

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Ending Your Marriage

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Ending Your Marriage The decision to end a marriage isn’t one that most people take lightly. Oftentimes, moving forward and filing for divorce comes after months or years of trying to make it work and weighing your options. To help our readers who are currently considering splitting up, we asked experts of all stripes (attorneys, marriage therapists, Continue Reading...

I Just Discovered I Was Cheated On. Now What Do I Do?

I Just Discovered I Was Cheated On. Now What Do I Do? Finding out that your spouse has been unfaithful can leave you feeling utterly powerless. “Is leaving the right decision?” you ask yourself. “Is it worth staying and working through our relationship problems?” The most important thing to remember as you process the pain is that you don’t need Continue Reading...

8 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

8 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around Is love — and marriage — lovelier the second time around like Ol’ Blue Eyes once sang? HuffPost Divorce bloggers think so. Below, happily remarried writers share the reasons they’re better equipped for successful marriages the second time around. 1. Divorce — and the lessons you learn from it — make Continue Reading...

Court Backs Facebook in Privacy Fight With Defense Lawyers

Court Backs Facebook in Privacy Fight With Defense LawyersCriminal defendants can’t force Facebook and other social media companies to turn over private user content ahead of a trial, a California appeals court has ruled.Reversing a lower court, the ruling was a victory for Facebook in a case that pitted statutory privacy protections against rights to due process.The case involved a Continue Reading...

Copwatch Expands To Keep An Eye On Police Misconduct Around U.S.

Copwatch Expands To Keep An Eye On Police Misconduct Around U.S. Over the past year-and-a-half, police violence in places like New York, Baltimore, and Ferguson grabbed headlines, sparked mass protest, and drove down public confidence in law enforcement to a 22 year low. In response, reports Vice, people across the U.S. in a movement called Copwatch have been fashioning makeshift Continue Reading...

Kim Davis Released From Jail Before Defiant Crowd

Kim Davis Released From Jail Before Defiant Crowd WASHINGTON — Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who defied a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, emerged from jail on Tuesday and was greeted by hundreds of jubilant supporters carrying flags, crosses and signs, one of which read, “Supreme Court = The new ISIS of America.” Davis Continue Reading...
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