A father, John Orsini, has gone to court to prevent the youngest of his three sons from playing high school football because, he said, scientific studies have revealed the perils of repeated blows to the head — especially for an athlete, like his son, who has a history of concussions. The boy’s mother, Mr. Orsini’s...Read more
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Teri Dobbins Baxter has posted a new article on SSRN titled Child Marriage as Child Abuse and Constitutional Violation. Here is the abstract: According to a study conducted by the Tahirih Justice Center, more than 200,000 children under age 18 were married between the years 2000 and 2015 in the United States. Although all states have statutory...Read more
Lawyers say that partners in breakups sometimes install spyware on computers or phones. These are apps that are available for a subscription fee, say $16.99 a month. Once installed, people can see every incoming and outgoing message from the target's phone, Web searches, even keystrokes — the letters someone is typing, say, when they log into...Read more
Divorcing couples are being warned to disclose all their assets amid fears that some may use digital currencies such as Bitcoin to hide their wealth. Lawyers suggest that the anonymous nature of these digital currencies could prove tempting to those involved in an acrimonious split. One solicitor said she had seen the "first wave" of cases where...Read more
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