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Commentary: Can moving out before a divorce cause problems?

Depending on your living situation, children, and the conditions of a divorce, you or your soon-to-be ex-spouse may consider moving out of the shared home before the divorce is finalized. Leaving the house might seem like the best thing to ...

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Commentary: NY school districts required to replace Native American mascots or obtain tribe approval

Amanda L. Lowe

The New York State Education Department recently issued a letter stating that public school districts must “affirmatively commit to replacing [their] Native American team name[s], logo[s], and/or imagery by the end of the 2022-23 school year” unless they obtain approval ...

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Commentary: Justice for domestic violence survivors

Studies show that a shocking “9 out of 10 incarcerated women have experienced severe physical or sexual violence in their lifetimes; 6 out of 10 experienced serious physical or sexual violence during childhood; 75% suffered severe physical violence by an ...

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Commentary: Navigating different obligations of next year’s state privacy statutes

Businesses have a limited amount of time remaining to prepare for various comprehensive privacy laws that will take effect next year. Five states have comprehensive privacy laws that will take effect: California (update to existing law), Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut and ...

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Commentary: Penalties and punishments for weapons charges in New York

The state of New York has some of the most restrictive weapon laws in the country, and New York City has codified even more severe restrictions. If you are facing a criminal weapons charge, or if you just have questions ...

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