Daily Archives: August 4, 2010 - 3 results


Posted 4 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Arthur Buono  
Federal Judge Annuls California Gay Marriage Ban

Same-sex couples can now get married in California once more. Proposition 8, the gay marriage ban enacted by California voters in 2008, went down this afternoon. The law’s supporters say they will appeal. The last word likely will come from the U.S. Supreme Court.   California’s gay marriage ban violates federal equal protection right Gay marriage bans taking hits this summer Issue likely to reach Supreme Court for final decision   Ban Enacted by Voters Violates Constitution Courts in California …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Let’s Hope Charlie Sheen Doesn’t Hurt Anyone Else

Charlie Sheen skated yesterday after pleading guilty to holding a knife to his wife’s throat and threatening to have her killed. On Christmas Day. He got 30 days in rehab, and it remains to be seen if he’ll even do that. So isn’t this the point to which we will look back if he really injures his wife or someone else in the future and say, why didn’t the system take this seriously?   Sheen assaulted his wife with a …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Tackle Teen Sexting

The Pennsylvania General Assembly has taken up a new bill to tackle the thorny issue of teen sexting. One the one hand, the lawmakers want to give sexting kids a break, and not prosecute them as child pornographers. On the other hand, the lawmakers really would prefer it if kids did not send so many naughty pictures of themselves via cell phones.   Sexting teens send nude pictures of themselves via cell phone or internet Teens accused of child pornography …

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