Chafin v. Chafin Supreme Court Case Tests International Custody LawWASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court seemed to struggle Wednesday to find a middle ground on whether American courts have any further say in an international custody dispute between a U.S.
Supreme Court to Determine American Parents' Rights to Retrieve Children ...On December 5, 2012, The Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in Chafin v. Chafin, No. 11- 1347, to determine if Federal Courts may order the return of a child abducted or wrongfully retained abroad.
Legal Events to Watch This WeekThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Chafin v.Chafin. The justices will consider the power of a federal court to resolve issues under the Hague Convention on abduction of children to a foreign country.
GOP alive and well in West VirginiaAmong the GOP candidates who finished as winners were a new justice on the State Supreme Court, the next attorney general in the executive department and nearly a dozen new seats in the state legislature.
Unofficial General Election results from TuesdayRepublican Patrick Morrisey narrowly defeated Democratic incumbent Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., with 51% of the state vote. Morrisey garnered 325,752 votes to McGraw's 309,738.
State races decidedIn Mason County he received 5,687 votes, Larry V. Faircloth (R), 3,352. At press time, incumbent W.Va. Treasurer John D. Perdue (D) was projected the winner ... At press time, Justice Robin Davis and Allen Loughry were projected winners of two seats on ...
Judge denies SHS QB's injunction motionSequoyah High School student-athlete Brayden Scott, shown in this 2009 photo, had his injunction motion against the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association denied by a district court judge on Nov. 8. The motion asked ... After referring to a ...