In an action filed under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act, 22 U.S.C. section 9001 et seq., implementing the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, the court denied defendants' motion to dismiss the appeal as moot where a New York state court judgment granting full custody to defendant did not render the action moot because doing so would encourage jurisdictional gerrymandering contrary to the design of the Hague Convention.

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Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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