News & Updates

Two Twins, Two Dads

A New Jersey judge, persuaded by DNA testing, has ruled that a man believed to have fathered twin girls is only responsible for one of them. In what this report calls the first case of its kind in New Jersey, and the third nationwide, a Superior Court judge in Paterson ruled that the man would […]

In Minnesota, New Options For Wedding Officiants

As readers of On Your Case know, I have a soft spot for nontraditional wedding officiants, particularly those aligned with the suspiciously-simple-to-join Universal Life Church. So it was enlightening to learn that soon-to-be-spouses in Minnesota now have more choices than ever when they identify the person who will preside over their weddings. The StarTribune reports […]

Sex on the Beach

It’s an old trick, but it never fails: an attention-getting headline. Here’s a segment where Chris Hayes, the gifted comedian Jordan Carlos and I ponder the correct punishment for too-public behavior.    

Local Attention for On Your Case

Thank you, Carnegie Hill Neighbors, for making space for On Your Case in your loving roundup of books by local authors.

Sharing Law in Scarsdale

I’ll be at the Scarsdale Public Library tonight!

May’s Glamour: Tips On Workplace Dating

A powerful May cover and inside, my thoughts on workplace dating.      

May’s Glamour: Tips on Workplace Dating

Amazing cover and inside, my thoughts on workplace dating.  

A Passion That Could Not Be Spiked … And A Lesson About Web Photos

The author who grabbed a random photo of a happy couple in love to illustrate the cover of what turned out to be a notorious, New England Patriots-themed erotic novel has found herself in legal hot water. Author Lacey Noonan (understandably using a pseudonym) has been sued by the couple depicted in the photo, who […]

In good company. Join me and @JeanChatzky Monday @92Y

Monday! Me and Jean Chatzky at the Y

Jean and I will answer your questions about law and personal finance this Monday, May 4, at the 92d St Y