Daily Archives: May 21, 2012 - 4 results


Posted 2 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Dharun Ravi Sentenced to 30 Days in Rutgers Webcam Trial

Dharun Ravi was sentenced to to 30 days in jail today for bias intimidation against Tyler Clementi, his former roommate at Rutgers University. He will start his month-long term on May 31. Ravi had been on trial for watching a video feed of Clementi and a male guest kissing in their dorm room. Ravi advertised the feed to his friends but did not broadcast or record the encounter. Several days later, Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge after he …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Aaron Kase  
Facebook Ignores Harassment Complaints

What do you do when you find an imposter page on Facebook with your name, photo and false information you’d rather not have your loved ones, or coworkers, see? Facebook took a month to remove sexually explicit imposter page The law provides a range of civil and criminal penalties against online stalkers Protect your data and personal information before someone uses it against you   A Very Graphic Way A recent story in Consumer Reports (print version only) took the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Kristin Conner  
VIDEO: When it Makes Sense to Modify Your Alimony Payments

There’s a movement in the U.S. to reform “lifetime” or “permanent” alimony. Three states – New Jersey, Massachusetts and Florida – lead the way to making permanent alimony a thing of the past. Divorce expert and family law attorney Bari Z. Weinberger of the Weinberger Law Group, in Parsippany, NJ, clarifies that originally alimony laws were created when women stayed home with the kids and men were the breadwinners. Now, women are largely in the work place and many people …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Jennifer King  
Survey Says More Moms Paying Child Support

Moms are increasingly responsible for paying child support, according to a recent survey of divorce attorneys. Fifty-six percent of the attorneys surveyed by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) say they’ve seen an uptick in the number of female clients paying child support in the last three years. Forty-four percent of the attorneys surveyed said they’d seen no change in the number of women paying child support and none of the lawyers surveyed said they’d seen a decrease in …

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