Daily Archives: June 26, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Dharun Ravi’s Appeal Brings Jersey Hate Crime Law into Focus

Dharun Ravi, who recently served 20 days in prison for bias intimidation in the Rutgers webcam trial, is appealing his conviction in a move that will help clarify New Jersey’s hate crime laws. Ravi acquitted on intent to intimidate, but convicted on Clementi’s perception of intent Laws in New Jersey against intimidating a protected class while committing another crime Hate crime laws vary by state   Appeals all Around Ravi found himself the subject of infamy after he viewed on …

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Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury Your Home & The Law Your Personal Rights by Courtney Sherwood  
‘Don’t Frack Me’ Homeowners Tell Oil Companies

“Don’t mess with Texas” has been a popular motto in the southwestern state for decades. Now a husband-and-wife team is suing some of the biggest companies in the state in an effort to enforce a new motto: “Don’t frack with Texas.” Lisa and Bob Parr, along with Lisa’s school-age daughter, Emma, are seeking up to $8 million in damages from ConocoPhillips, Halliburton and other energy-industry firms in a suit they’ve filed in Dallas County court. The Parrs say that some …

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Posted 5 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Family & The Law’ Newsletter

VIDEO: When it Makes Sense to Modify Your Alimony Payments If you’ve recently gotten a new job or retired, your financial situation may have changed dramatically. And any significant change in finances may be good reason to get your alimony payments modified. Find Out More…    Was Zuckerberg’s Post-IPO Wedding a Strategic Decision? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg raised a lot of eyebrows when he married his longtime girlfriend just one day after the company’s initial public offering. California’s community property …

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