Property owners generally have no duty to protect trespassers from injury on their property. But what if the trespassers are children innocently investigating tales of ghosts and other hauntings at a shuttered asylum known for its eerie history? How the 170-year old attractive nuisance doctrine finally led to the demolition of a notorious Rhode Island asylum.
The Perils of Trying to Sell Your Haunted House
Here’s something to consider before embarking on a decades-long endeavor to convince everyone that your house is haunted
Decoding Georgia’s 2018 Ballot Questions – Updated with Results
Updated 11/07/2018 with election night results. From protecting the environment to the controversial issue of creating business courts, here’s what you need to know about those constitutional questions on your ballot.
Disorder in the Supreme Court: Four Ways to Resolve the Partisan Chaos
Expanding the Supreme Court and ending lifetime tenure for justices could make the Court less political and our lives much less stressful
Defying The Georgia Senate, Kroger Eliminates Plastic Bags
Three years after Tybee Island business owners objected to a proposed plastic bag ban and the Georgia Senate passed a bill prohibiting cities from adopting such bans, the nation’s largest grocer said it will eliminate plastic bags from all its stores.
So You Want to Mine an Asteroid?
Much like harvesting natural resources on Earth, mining asteroids presents a number of socioeconomic and normal destruction-of-Earth issues, though we do have a good set of rules and regulations designed to address those issues. Oh wait, we meant *don’t have.
Booting is Confusing, Unfair, and Counterproductive
Business owners have a legitimate interest in maximizing the number of people who can use their parking spaces. Immobilizing improperly parked vehicles in those spaces is a poor way of addressing the issue and masks the overall need for better land use policy.
Georgia Supreme Court Hands Citizens Two Major Victories
After paying a Kennesaw State professor to conduct research on their behalf, a payday lender group sought to prohibit the disclosure of documents related to the study. In a major victory for transparency, the Georgia Supreme Court unanimously rejected their argument on Monday while also issuing an opinion making it easier to sue Georgia Power.