Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The objects of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (hereinafter "Convention") are to "secure the prompt return of children wrongfully removed" from their country of habitual residence, and "ensure the rights of custody and of access under the law of one contracting state are effectively respected." Convention, Article 1.
The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Katharina Walter
Civil procedures in Germany are governed by the principles of factual substantiation and burden of proof.
Deborah Drooz and Barry Langberg
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
James H. Chalat
Preventing Mass Shootings
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
Attorney Adrián Vázquez from the Mexican firm Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda discusses the firm's 2019 award, changes coming to the WTO, Mexico's shifting trade strategy, and more.
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
Thomas R. Julin
Corporations now use federal law to fight regulation.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Which one is right for you?
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
Catherine M. Brennan
If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions.
Russia's 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" in Arbitration & Mediation Law
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.
Anthony E. Rebollo
Take these steps to avoid paying hefty tax penalties.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Civil unrest in Venezuela could have repercussions in South Florida, where many Venezuelans currently live.
Attorneys Costas Condoleon and Sam Nickless from the Australian firm Gilbert + Tobin discuss the firm's 2020 award, how Australia’s Corporate Law practice is preparing for the world’s transforming economic landscape, and the international community’s demands of its businesses.
Martin B. Margulies
The Supreme Court has found the governing board of the town of Greece, New York opening its meetings with a prayer to be constitutionally unobjectionable.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Susan B. Gellman
Spitting against the wind.
Martin B. Margulies
A burning issue.
Jennifer M. Kinsley
A threat to our democracy.
When the future isn't free.
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.