Getting Bunch of Greetings from GWU Law School

After a short winter break, I came back to D.C. for my second and last semester in GWU law school of my LL.M program. And I’ve been catching up to my friends and classmates, it seems the holidays had been treating everybody nicely and everyone is pretty enjoying this great start. For this semester, I […]

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Adverse Possession – An Open Memo

ATTENTION PLEASE! Nobody can re-post the content of this page without authorization from the author of this Blog! MEMORANDUM To:   Partner From: Associate Re:   Campbell Matter – Adverse Possession Claim by Jeffersons Date:  November 7, 2013 ISSUE[K1] 1. Whether the Campbells can successfully defend against the adverse possession claim by the Jeffersons on the 3-foot […]

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Defense of A Third Party as Justification – A Closed Memo.

ATTENTION PLEASE! Nobody can re-post the content of this page without authorization from the author of this Blog! MEMORANDUM TO:    Law Firm Partner From:  Associate Re:    Memorandum Assignment Date:  September 18, 2013 ISSUE Whether Ms. Gael, who used physical force to protect third person, can successfully utilize defense of a third person as a justification […]

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Legalzoom is the easiest way to create a company entity.

LegalZoom has helped more businesses get off the ground than anyone in the U.S. Sometimes, you want to start a business, but the regulations or the corporation entity issues stop you. There is a bunch of company helping new entrepreneurs start their new business from the formation of entity out there. But you might find […]

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断章取义看美国最高法院如何解释为什么和未成年发生性关系后只有男性需要承担刑事责任。

在看Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma这个案子的时候,我发现美国大法官相当有趣,深深的有种正义骑士的感觉,崇拜感油然而生啊。 案情简单介绍: 一个加州的少年和未成年少女发生性关系被判有罪,他上诉说:为什么只有男性需要承担刑事责任?并以此为由控诉加州刑法违反宪法第十四修正案的Equal Protection Clause, 说这是加州刑法的性别歧视。 果断地,加州最高法院以严格审查,认为任何法律允许性别划分的话,就必须要有国家必要利益来作为理由。 果断地,少年还是上诉到了美国最高法院,最高法院虽然支持了加州最高法的判决,但是却对“性别划分”采取了另外一个违宪审查标准:Sharper Focus,称:“a gender-based classification will be upheld if it bears a “fair and substantial relationship” to legitimate state ends.(性别划分如果能够被证明和国家合法利益有合理且重要关系,就可以得到支持。) 好了,有趣的事情发生了,美国最高法院的法官在解释这个新的判断标准的时候说:”Because virtually all of the significant harmful and inescapably identifiable consequences of teenage pregnancy fall on the young female, a legislature acts well […]

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