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New York State enacted the Adult Survivors Act to revive claims for sexual assault where the victim was over the age of 18 years old at the time of the assault. On November 24, 2022, a one-year look-back window will open to permit survivors of adult sexual assault to pursue their claims in court no matter how...

Truth In Evidence a question of admissibility

The bill would define “creative expression” as the expression or application of creativity or imagination in the production or arrangement of forms, sounds, words, movements, or symbols, as specified. The bill would require a court, in balancing the probative value of a creative expression against the substantial danger of undue prejudice, to first consider that...

A case of vigilante justice

UFC Champ Shoots Man First, Sues Second, for Molesting his Son   While philosophers and internet commenters can argue whether revenge can be morally justifiable in some cases, vigilante justice is rarely the best solution. This should not need to be said so many times. But Cain Velasquez, a two-time UFC heavyweight champion, is now...

5 Legal Documents Your 18-Year-Old Needs

When your child turns 18, there are many things to look forward to: graduation ceremonies, bright futures, and moving out of your house (eventually). However, one thing you may not be aware of is how the magic age of 18 suddenly turns your “child” into an adult under the law. What Does Being Adult Mean?...

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Missing persons reports appear routinely on crime and legal shows, but these reports involve much more dramatic situations in real life. By the time a missing persons report is filed, tensions are often running high, meaning important details might be missed. It doesn’t help that TV and movies don’t tell the whole story about how...

Revlon files chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

In an attempt to protect profitability and managing our liquidity. The 90-year-old beauty company went bankrupt in New York this week looking at a well-known legal team for reorganization. According to a Reuters article by Dietrich Knauth U.S. Bankruptcy Judge David Jones in New York approved Revlon’s proposed bankruptcy loan on an interim basis after hearing testimony that Revlon...