October 9, 2012

Domestic Violence Concerns in Vogue Magazine

The cover of Vogue Hommes Internationale has recently depicted a picture of model Stephanie Seymour being choked and grabbed from behind by a fellow male model. Critics say have stated the picture sends a bad message to men and women. The 2008 Journal of Emergency Medicine performed a study of murders of women in 11 cities. The study found that 43% of women who were killed by their partners were choked to some extent before […]
February 4, 2011

Husband Faces Criminal Charges For Reading Wife’s Email

A Michigan man is facing criminal charges for checking his wife’s email without her consent.  Thirty-three-year-old Leon Walker found out about his wife’s affair after he used his wife’s password to get into her Gmail account and read her email on their home computer.  Clara had kept a book containing her internet passwords next to the couple’s computer.  Leon had suspected Clara was committing adultery, and confirmed it by simply checking his wife’s email.  Clara […]
July 16, 2010

New York Senate Passes Legislature Permitting No Fault Divorce

If a man or a woman wants a prompt divorce, under New York law, he or she must cite a reason for the dissolution of the marriage, or else the couple must wait the one year separation time period.  However, this may all change very soon as the New York State Senate approved legislation that will change the face of divorce in the Empire State.  If approved by the State Assembly, the legislation would permit […]