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Divorce costs thousands of women health insurance coverage every year

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Over 110,000 women forfeit their individual health coverage each year when they divorce. This loss isn’t temporary. Adult females have lower coverage than males for over twenty years following divorce. “With roughly one million divorces happening each year in America, and many women obtaining health insurance through their spouse, the consequence is substantial,” says Bridget […]

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International Court to Hear Argument on U.S. Workers’ Rights Violation

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National Employment Law Project Testifies at Inter-American Court in Chile On June 4, 2003, in Santiago, Chile, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hear arguments on a country’s responsibility under international law to protect all workers, regardless of their immigration status. The Inter-American Court’s decision could affect labor law protections throughout North and South […]

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Mixed up on Gay Marriage

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For those who care about such things, RedMaryland is once again debating the gay marriage issue and what Maryland conservatives ought to be doing about the move to legalize it in the Old Line State. For a while now there’s something that’s bothered me about this debate (the debate generally, not this one specifically), and […]

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Self-Representation: Pro Se Statistics Memorandum

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By: Madelynn Herman and Yulia Vangorodska The Knowledge and Information Service was asked to provide information on the numbers of self-represented litigants in the courts. Courts are continuing to see an increase in the numbers of litigants who represent themselves. Self-represented litigants are most likely to appear without counsel in Domestic violence, such as Divorce, […]

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Divorce Mediation: Is it For You?

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A very nice woman came to see me this afternoon about a divorce. Her name is not Sally, but I will call her that to protect her privacy. Sally has been married for a long time, and has children with her husband. They have a house, Sally’s husband has a good, solid job, and Sally is […]

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Is Infidelity a Form of Domestic Abuse?

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Unfaithful husbands are often insensitive to the pain they inflict, just as are other abusers… In many instances, betrayal through infidelity can be very close to what we term domestic violence. Unfaithful husbands, especially if your husband has passive aggressive tendencies, are often insensitive to the pain they inflict, just as are perpetrators of physical and psychological violence. How To […]

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