The Supreme Court struck down DOMA’s definition of marriage as unconstitutional today in a 5 to 4 decision written by Justice Kennedy.
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Georgia. On Thursday, I was part of a quartet of lawyers who delivered the criminal and civil case law update of significant cases from the 11th Circuit and Georgia Appellate Courts.
The United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
Is privacy an issue we need to worry about? Americans are historically ambivalent, and we tend to turn a blind eye, trusting in our government and the market. Edward Snowden has challenged our trust in the government. What about the market? Below is our post that says something about the market.
In Shelby County v. Holder, No 12-96 (Sup. Ct. June 25, 2013), by a 5-4 ruling, the United States Supreme Court declared a key portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 unconstitutional, citing principles of state sovereignty in the context of states’ management of their elections systems.
The US Supreme Court issued their decision today in US v. Windsor regarding the federal government’s right to deny benefits to legally married same sex couples. SCOTUS ruled that section three of the Defense of Marriage Act, the section that prohibits same sex federal benefits, is unconstitutional on the grounds of equal protection.
While mortgage interest rates have repeatedly hit new lows over the past few years helping to spur a recovery in the housing sector, recent comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke could signal that those days are coming to an end.
This morning, the U;S. Supreme Court issued a major decision in U.S. v Windsor as Executor of the Estate of Spyer which can be read here. In doing so, it has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) , thereby granting same sex marriages the same rights enjoyed by heterosexual married couples under federal law.
On June 12, 2013, the SEC issued the second-ever whistleblower bounty award pursuant to Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) in connection with SEC v. Andrey C. Hicks and Locust Offshore Management, LLC., No. 11-cv-11888 (D. Mass. 2011).
On Monday, I presented a short recap about the Zappos session at LMA’s Annual Conference to my local LMA city group. So they’ve definitely been on my mind this week, particularly after a customer service experience I had with another company.