Daily Archives: November 8, 2011 - 3 results

Posted 6 years ago in Creditor/Debtor by Staff Editor   
Collecting on a Judgment Often Requires Legal Expertise

By Keith Ecker You’ve just won your case, and the court has ordered the defendant to pay up. The best-case scenario is that the defendant writes you a check for the amount on the spot. Barring this, you can try to negotiate a payment plan so that you’ll receive the owed amount over time. Unfortunately, many cases aren’t resolved so smoothly. Instead, you may have to take measures into your own hands and use a variety of methods to track …

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Posted 6 years ago in Criminal Law by Staff Editor   
Woman Who Says She had Sex with Justin Bieber Could Face Statutory Rape Charges

By Jennifer E. King Teenage girls were shocked last week when a 20-year-old woman filed a paternity lawsuit against heartthrob singer Justin Bieber, claiming he fathered her child. The woman, Mariah Yeater, says the two had a tryst following one of his Los Angeles concerts in October 2010. But the allegations could ultimately hurt Yeater. Why? Because if a sexual encounter did occur, Yeater could be charged with statutory rape. What Is Statutory Rape? By law, statutory rape is a …

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Posted 6 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Supreme Court Drills Down on Warrantless GPS Tracking

Today the Supreme Court "checks in" on police use of a technology that carries the gravest possible privacy consequences. While I doubt the Justices use Foursquare or any geolocation service to disclose their whereabouts, they will hear arguments about whether police can use GPS to track the movements of citizens over extended periods of time without getting a warrant.   Supreme Court to decide if police may use GPS tracking devices without a warrant Government claims tracking public movements not a …

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