The formation and dissolution of customary marriage in Papua New Guinea is recognized by the Laws of Papua New Guinea and still customary law is applicable in Papua New Guinea, if and only marrying parties agree to conduct their marriage in the legal process, apart from the Statute marriage.
A summary of the shocking story of Johnny Gosch, kidnapped & tortured to be used as part of a sex slave operation. One person never gave up hope: His mother, Noreen Gosch. Learn about incidents related to this case and the hushed taboo that is rampant in America today.
People who want to purchase condominium homes in Florida would do well to find out about the biased and unfair laws in that state that strip them of many rights once they become owners. Here are the worst of them.
The fees charged by lawyers put professional legal representation out of reach for large numbers of people.
What are New York's laws on self storage facilities? What are your rights when dealing with self storage sites?
Conspiracy in itself can constitute a crime. Assistance given in any form, with knowledge of its intended use in a criminal act, involves the provider in whatever conduct ensues.
Your child is in legal trouble and in need of representation. Who do you turn to now? These are some differences to consider between a public defender and a private attorney. Choose wisely.
Sugar and spice and everything nice - not always! These 5 stories of little girls who kill proves we should all beware of pretty little packages.
Learn everything you need to know about open container laws in New York City and what to do if you are issued an 'Open Container of Alcohol' summons or ticket in Manhattan, Queens, Bronx or Brooklyn.
As the “American City” expanded its industry, people began to pour into the city. Immigrants and people from the hinterlands moved to the city looking for a better life and more opportunities. In other words, they came to work. And as more people moved into the cities, the greater the demand was for living space close to their jobs. As a result, tenement buildings sprung up around the city. The owners of the tenements, in hopes of getting rich quick, built buildings cheaply and divided them in
If you are a serious writer...it is highly recommended that you get the books on citation so that you can deliver a clear and precise paper. (This hub is at 34,000+ reads)
It was the summer of 1968 in Scotswood, a community north of London in England. Martin Brown's lifeless body was discovered lying on the floor inside a boarded-up, condemned house, with blood and saliva trickling down his cheek. With no obvious...
We rely on DNA, fingerprinting and dental records for the identification of murder victims. Sometimes killers ensure their victims are not identified. Luckily, forensic science continues to evolve.
A toddler is dead, and another young boy, his older brother, could spend the rest of this life in prison as punishment. The question is - is charging a 12-year-old boy with first-degree murder, and trying him as an adult (a charge which carries a...
How a con man duped struggling farmers into a pigeon breeding scheme that had fraud written all over it.
Somewhere in the beautiful and foggy forests of northern California lie the answers to the disappearances of many Humboldt County women.
A detailed look at the preamble of the United States Constitution and it's relevance to life today in America.
9-Year-Old Elizabeth Olten. Family Photo When most teenagers have a Friday off school, they sleep in, maybe get together with friends, or bum around the house in pajamas all day. When 15-year-old Alyssa Bustamante of Missouri had a Friday off from...
GDPR is a personal data protection regulation that is poised to change internet based activities. It provides additional control to EU users over their data and mandates specific activities to be carried out by organizations providing services to EU citizens.
Served with a Summons? Learn how to win in court whether you represent yourself as pro se litigant or find a lawyer.
The horrifying real stories of adult children who committed the ultimate sin against the ones who gave them life.
Ever since the tuberculosis bacterium and its transmission modes were identified in the late 1800s, municipalities across the country have struggled with enacting and enforcing effective laws against spitting.
To help society with the issue of crime, criminology or the study of crime has been instrumental in the prediction, deterrence, punishment, and explanation of crime. Criminology is an important part of society today. For people to understand what is happening in the world today, they must go back and look at previous data and research. Perceived notions of past and present criminologists along with hard data and statistics make the criminal justice system what it is today.
It's no secret that homeowners associations wield power and sometimes it seems they wield too much. Begging the question: Can they do that?
This hub takes a look at Biological, Socialisation, Societal and Community theories on criminal behaviour that were developed from research carried out by psychologists
The story of Lionel Tate, convicted of first-degree murder at the age of 14 following the death of 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick.
When you can't store it in your home anymore, you may need to use a self-storage facility in Louisiana. Know the law regarding LA self store facilities before you use them.
Funding a claim is a common concern, this article attempts to reassure and explain exactly what your funding options are as well as covering in some detail the most common method of funding.
The Election Petition law restrict the Appeal from National Court, however, Section 155 of the Constitution gives Judicial powers to the Supreme Court to review all Election Petitions in PNG
The tale of Cody Posey, and the murder of his family is a sad and tragic one. The strange twist in the story is that what makes it so exceptionally sad and tragic is not what you might think. Any murder is tragic, but it is not the murders...
Taman Shud mystery: The body found on Somerton Beach, Australia, in December 1948 was never identified. The story involving an unknown man, espionage, crime, murder, cipher code, and love triangles.
After a partnership businesses operated for some and want to dissolute them for some reasons, there are some points to be be considered before the dissolution is concluded with just and equitable terms for the partners.
Nearly every town, village, city and state has some type of law prohibiting public urination. And if you're one of the hundred thousand or so people each year who have been caught in the act, then you probably need some level of guidance on how to...
These women are classified as missing but homicide detectives believe their husbands know more than they are telling.
A dramatic call to police. A small voice gives a name and location. A man yells. A girl screams. And the line goes dead. The name nervously uttered on the call was “Anthonette Cayedito,” a 9-year-old from Gallup, New Mexico, who had been missing for a year.
Roberto Calvi, who was known as God’s banker, was found hanging under a bridge in London, a gruesome discovery that was first deemed to be suicide but later determined to be murder.
You can never know when you could have information that could solve these missing children cold cases and bring closure to their families.
The criminal law system penalizes defendants found guilty of murder. The tort of wrongful death is meant to ease the financial and emotional suffering of those close to the victim
As the Internet has become more a part of our lives and so much business and practical matters are conducted online, the issue of website compliance with the ADA has become important.
Vidocq was an 18th century criminal who reformed himself and became the father of modern criminal investigation. He was a convict, an escape artist, a fugitive, a master of disguise, and a detective.
Serena, 3, and Sophia Campione, 19 months, were drowned in a bathtub by their own mother. This is an account of the events surrounding the murders including home videos and footage of a police interview.
The preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a great reminder of how much we must pay attention to human rights and how we must promote equality and these rights in the face of a potentially dangerous 21st century.
Non-delegable duty is common principle in which there is a relationship between two parties, as such as employer and employee relationship. In which the employer has non-delegable duty of care
Robert Oakley Marshall wanted out of his marriage to be with his mistress but he couldn't afford for his massive debt to be exposed in a divorce.
Customary Marriage in Papua New Guinea is recognised by Status law and the parties in a marriage decide on which customs to conduct a marriage and conclude it. There are some requirements in it.
We have case authorities under our jurisdiction, when there allegations of bribery within the election process in PNG.
Harassing text messages come in many forms; from an angry / emotional individual to non-stop harassment from a business in the form of Text Spam. Learn how to solve your SMS Harassment
Sometimes, we feel the need to step in and try to protect people - and we should, if we can. But people often go about it in very wrong ways, which only make things worse, and can cause legal trouble.
There are three theories to explain criminal behavior: psychological, sociological, and biological. Learn more about each theory here.
Though Papua New Guinea is part of Commonwealth legal system of this World but her Legal sysyem is divided into two areas. The Customary Laws and the introduced and thus written law (Statutes).
It was November 3rd, 1998, when 8-year-old Maddie Clifton went missing in Jacksonville, Florida. When she was reported missing and police began searching for her, they started interviewing the neighbours. Almost immediately they had a neighbour in...
An in-depth look into the path of addiction, crimes, ignorance, neglect and sexual abuse, that lead toward the creation of a serial killer, who started out as an ordinary, innocent little girl.
The true story of Alpha Dog unfolds in a graphic tale of anger, impulse, greed, and drug debt. This is the story of the death of Nick Markowitz and the last 48 hours of his life.
On January 2nd, 2011, at 6pm, near Big Prairie in Holmes County, Ohio, an argument between a woman and her 10 year old son over a chore would turn deadly, and change both of their lives forever.
Have you ever wondered if it's possible for you to outsmart a polygraph test, better known as a lie detector test? You should know it is not only possible but relatively easy to do so!
This article discusses the development of criminal law, from inception as an act in itself, towards understanding that both intent and act are vital to the judicial view of the commission of a crime
When children murder, it's shocking. Even more shocking and unimaginable is when children murder their own parents. The youngest person ever charged with multiple counts of murder in Canada is Jasmine Richardson, who was 12 years old at the time of...
The tort of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress has evolved, by slow degrees, into the legal lexicon. For some time, physical symptoms were required for a claim to be viewed as valid
The article takes a look at killers who were convicted with the help of the most unlikely pieces of evidence.
This is a highly contested issue currently in the United States of America. It goes beyond the Democrat vs. Republican debate it also affects the press and the government.
The procedures and process where the ELection petition is amended in the Papua New Guinea. There is solid case precedents in our jurisdiction.
If you are working as a paralegal, one of the best ways to make sure that you are not relegated to the status of a "glorified file clerk" is to constantly expand your skills. Now some of you may be moaning and thinking to yourselves, "I don't...
The requirements in Section 208 and 209 of the Organic Law on National and Local Level Government Elections, must be complied since it is mandatory terms and being a Constitutional Law in our Country.
Assault is a deliberate creation of a well based belief that a harmful or offensive contact is about to occur. Battery comprises this contact.
Before marriage, an individual should look into marital properties to see that his or her interests and conjugal rights will be protected.
After the Election petition is considered in the National Court, and if the losing party want to rehear the case, then there is case precedents that provide legal authorities under our jurisdiction.
You have admitted guilt and are awaiting judgment. How can you put your best foot forward? There are options and choices available that may help in avoiding incarceration if one is willing to take them.
Are you being watched by your neighbor? Wondering if there's anything you can do about it? The answer is yes, there is.
The Colt family lurked in the shadows of society for generations in an attempt to hide rampant sexual abuse. Twelve children were removed from the remote camp in 2012. Genetic testing revealed incest.
Is Tim Hennis guilty of murdering Katie Eastburn and two of her daughters or is he a victim of a prosecutor's witch hunt?
Learn what happens after harassing text / SMS messages reported to law enforcement. Find out what you can expect from police after filing a report.
The concept of foreseeability is a very important factor when it comes to liability in negligence-based personal injury claims.
Susan Wright was unhappy in her marriage but divorce would be too troublesome. Stabbing her husband 193 times was obviously the better option for her.
A single parent to three children and struggling financially, Ellen Boehm knew something had to change.
Marriage under statute law of Papua New Guinea. The Consent and other terms and conditions are met before marriage is concluded
This is the complete story of Dennis Rader, the BTK killer from Witchita, Kansas who went on a killing spree in the 1970s to late 1990s, taking the lives of over a dozen people.