| Dec 28, 2015

Let's discuss the law on surnames

Plaintiffs contesting family laws that require spouses to choose a single surname expressed shock and anger at Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling, saying it will force more women to suffer the misery of having to change their name upon marriage.

Sep 25, 2014

German ethics panel advises legalizing incest between adults

Sex between consenting adult siblings should not be punished under German law, an ethics panel advising the government recommended Wednesday. The majority of the 25-member panel, which examines delicate ethical questions facing policymakers, said criminal law is the wrong instrument “to maintain a social ...