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Domestic Terror (The Sniper Suspect's Divorce Records Show Patterns Of Power And Control And Missed Opportunities By The System To Intervene.), Jane C. Murphy Dec 2002

Domestic Terror (The Sniper Suspect's Divorce Records Show Patterns Of Power And Control And Missed Opportunities By The System To Intervene.), Jane C. Murphy

All Faculty Scholarship

Over the past few months, we have learned much about the violent, troubled life of sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad. Whether or not he pulled the trigger - some recent reports have pointed to his 17-year-old companion Lee Boyd Malvo as the main shooter - there is no doubt in the minds of domestic-violence experts that this adult is responsible for these deaths.

While many pundits conclude that we will never know what motivated the sniper suspect, to domestic violence experts his is an all-too-familiar story of a man whose relationships with the women and children - possibly including Malvo …


Intellectual Property And Domestic Relations: Issues To Consider, Ann Bartow Aug 2002

Intellectual Property And Domestic Relations: Issues To Consider, Ann Bartow

Ann Bartow

Intellectual property (IP) is a term that denotes intangible yet legally protected products of human creativity. The main types of IP include patents, copyrights, and trademarks. This article provides an overview of the special IP issues that can arise in the contexts of divorce, estate planning, or probate.


Characterizing Separate Or Community Expenditures On Community Or Separate Assets, Roger Bernhardt Apr 2002

Characterizing Separate Or Community Expenditures On Community Or Separate Assets, Roger Bernhardt

Publications

This article analyzes community property and separate property distributions on dissolution of marriage in California.


Notre Dame Lawyer - Spring 2002, Notre Dame Law School Apr 2002

Notre Dame Lawyer - Spring 2002, Notre Dame Law School

Notre Dame Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Key Determinants Of A Mother's Decision To File For Child Support, Janice Laakso Mar 2002

Key Determinants Of A Mother's Decision To File For Child Support, Janice Laakso

Social Work & Criminal Justice Publications

About one-third of custodial mothers choose not to pursue a child support award even though It can be a significant source of Income. A qualitative study was conducted with 43 mothers who have each had at least one child In a nonmarital relationship, to learn more about how mothers make the decision to file or not file for child support The findings Indicate that a key determinant In a mother's decision Is the quality of her relationship with the father: A mother is less likely to file when the relationship Is good and more likely to file when the relationship …


Rodriguez V. Rodriguez: Fault As A Determinative Factor In Alimony Awards In Nevada And Other Community Property Jurisdictions , Catherine Mazzeo Mar 2002

Rodriguez V. Rodriguez: Fault As A Determinative Factor In Alimony Awards In Nevada And Other Community Property Jurisdictions , Catherine Mazzeo

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Simplifying And Rationalizing The Federal Income Tax Law Applicable To Transfers In Divorce, Deborah A. Geier Jan 2002

Simplifying And Rationalizing The Federal Income Tax Law Applicable To Transfers In Divorce, Deborah A. Geier

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

This 2002 article explores the tax consequences of transfers in divorce and suggests how the tax consequences can be both simplified and rationalized. This article was written as an "Academic Adviser" to the Joint Committee on Taxation in connection with a study mandated by Congress on the overall state of the Federal tax system (June 2000 through April 2001) and was first published at JOINT COMMITTEE ON TAXATION, STUDY OF THE OVERALL STATE OF THE FEDERAL TAX SYSTEM AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SIMPLIFICATION JCS-3-01, VOLUME III (ACADEMIC PAPERS), April, 2001, at 19.


The Crisis Of Child Custody: A History Of The Birth Of Family Law In England, Danaya C. Wright Jan 2002

The Crisis Of Child Custody: A History Of The Birth Of Family Law In England, Danaya C. Wright

UF Law Faculty Publications

This article attempts to show that the inter-spousal custody cases of the nineteenth century created such a crisis in equity that they eventually demanded a new court structure and a new set of legal doctrines. The custody cases posed such a profound threat to the stability and authority of the Chancery courts that within fifty years an entirely new court system was required. That court system combined the tripartite jurisdictions of the law, equity, and ecclesiastical courts in matrimonial matters. While many scholars and historians have applauded that moment, I would suggest that the new court was merely a way …


Procreative Liberty And The Preembryo Problem: Developing A Medical And Legal Framework To Settle The Disposition Of Frozen Preembryos, Christina C. Lawrence Jan 2002

Procreative Liberty And The Preembryo Problem: Developing A Medical And Legal Framework To Settle The Disposition Of Frozen Preembryos, Christina C. Lawrence

Case Western Reserve Law Review

No abstract provided.


Parenthood, Genes, And Gametes: The Family Law And Trusts And Estates Perspectives, Naomi R. Cahn Jan 2002

Parenthood, Genes, And Gametes: The Family Law And Trusts And Estates Perspectives, Naomi R. Cahn

GW Law Faculty Publications & Other Works

This Article proposes a solution to resolve the legal issues that arise from the disposition of eggs, zygotes, and sperm upon divorce or death. I address two overlapping issues in family law and trusts and estates law: (1) whether the partner seeking procreation may use gametic material over the objections of the other partner and (2) how should the use of donated, willed, or marital gametic material affect the legal determination of parenthood?

In family law cases, courts generally rule in favor of the person seeking to avoid procreation, regardless of any evidence as to the intent of the parties. …


Marriage And Belonging, Ann Laquer Estin Jan 2002

Marriage And Belonging, Ann Laquer Estin

Michigan Law Review

Marriage is a quintessentially private institution. Justice Douglas put the point this way in 1965, writing for the Supreme Court in Griswold v. Connecticut: "We deal with a right of privacy older than the Bill of Rights - older than our political parties, older than our school system. Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred. It is an association that promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association …