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Monday, July 07, 2014
By Beth Fertig
The Bronx 14-year-old's case is likely to proceed quickly now because of his age.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
By Mirela Iverac : Reporter, WNYC News
The waves of unaccompanied immigrant children flooding across the Southwest border are lapping at our courthouse doors. These children, mainly from Central America, seek green cards under a special visa program — and often get them.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Noel Estevez has been charged with second degree manslaughter instead of murder. The lesser offense means he will no longer be charged as an adult and his case will be moved to family court.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Margaret Klaw, founding partner of family law firm Berner Klaw & Watson in Philadelphia, PA, and the author of Keeping It Civil: The Case of the Pre-nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer (Algonquin Books, 2013) talks about her practice and what can be gleaned about social issues from their intersection with the law.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
As New Jersey legislators weigh an end to permanent spousal support, Laura Morgan of Family Law Consulting explains the role of alimony in modern divorce -- and takes your calls on whether or not it's time for reform. Plus: Joe Nocera on Mayor Bloomberg's new ad campaign pushing for gun control; March's "Ask a Bioethicist" series concludes with a look at neuroscience and bad behavior; and a new book of essays explores the connection between food and family.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
New York State's chief judge said the state should no longer try 16- and 17-year olds as adults in criminal courts if they are charged with less serious crimes.