Family Law

Family Law

Most Alabama counties refuse gay-marriage licenses after defiant order by state chief justice

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS won’t block gay marriages in Alabama; Thomas decries ‘cavalier attitude’ toward states

Constitutional Law

Alabama chief justice orders probate judges not to marry gay couples; is it ‘a George Wallace move’?

Family Law

Defining the line between corporal punishment and child abuse can be tricky, say speakers

Criminal Justice

Losing litigant is charged in attack at Virginia law firm

Criminal Justice

Man to get 3 years for failing to secure gun used by his son, 4, to fatally shoot playmate

Constitutional Law

11th Circuit refuses to stay same-sex marriage ruling; Alabama AG turns to SCOTUS

Asked and Answered

How these law students help costs and acrimony for divorcing couples (podcast with transcript)

Paradigm Shift

Model program brings holistic solutions to divorce

Letters to the Editor

Letters: Support for parents

Health Law

Mom accused of faking medical problems to get unneeded treatment for her children takes plea deal

Judiciary

Complaint targets Alabama chief justice’s vow to fight ‘tyranny’ of gay-marriage rulings

Family Law

Dads sue New Jersey family court judges, claim ‘best interest of the child’ standard violates rights

Constitutional Law

Alabama chief justice: Federal ruling on gay marriage doesn’t bind state judges

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: It’s shaping up to be a momentous term for SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS, 6th Circuit agree judge was immune from suit over affair with party in case

Benefits/ERISA

Widow of longtime FedEx worker sues over denial of spouse’s pension benefits

Family Law

Parents investigated for allowing their ‘free-range’ kids to walk home alone

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS denies cert in Louisiana gay-marriage case, takes no action on others

Criminal Justice

Lawyer called 911 about client who police say dropped 5-year-old daughter over bridge to her death