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March 2015 Archives

Not to be swept under the rug: family violence considerations

Family violence can mean many things, given the unique nature of every family unit. In one case, it might be centrally confined to a troubled partner who acts out physically against his -- and sometimes her -- partner. In another case, children might be bearing the brunt of an adult's anger.

Literal case in point: You can serve time absent a criminal charge

American law -- both federal and state statutory enactments and common law case outcomes -- provides persons facing legal challenges from criminal justice authorities with fundamental and multiple protections that safeguard their rights and liberties.

Topic focus: bankruptcy reform in student loan context

In our immediately preceding blog post, we noted the "nasty surprise" that can confront many debtors who fall behind on their student loan repayment obligations, namely this: seizure of their tax refund by federal authorities and its application toward their loan balance (please see our March 13 entry).

Asset forfeiture revisited: a look at Arkansas' participation

We last left off with an anomaly of American law that basically reverses the foundational burden of proof standard in a criminal law case in a January 20 blog post from this year. We noted therein that one enforcement tool sanctioned by federal law "has been used with a vengeance by federal and state law enforcers" to summarily seize the property of many individuals who are never indicted or formally charged with a crime.

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