Category Archives: Ethics

New Maryland Slayer’s Law to Disinherit Murderers from Victim’s Estate

What sounds like the plot of a BBC murder mystery tragically became reality for the family of Ann Sue Metz in 2009, when her husband killed her and inherited her estate. Though he was convicted and sentenced for the crime, … Continue reading

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Crafts, Cats, and Copyright Infringement: Kate Davies’ Knitting Knot and Protecting Your Creativity

Last fall, my daughter and her friends spent a semester studying at Oxford.  Apart from infecting me with the paternal compulsion to shamelessly insert that detail into every conversation (I’m sure I’ve become unbearable), her experience allowed her to become … Continue reading

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