Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Professor Explains the Law of Anna Nicole's Saga

There is a lot of serious law for a student to ponder in the sensational--but complex--legal saga of celebrity Anna Nicole Smith. Last week Hofstra Law Professor Joanna L. Grossman, a regular columnist for Findlaw in the areas of family law and trusts and estates, published "The Litigation Filled Life of Anna Nicole Smith, and the Legal Aftermath of Her Demise" on the legal information web site. Not only does Professor Grossman's column clearly set out the legal issues involved and the possible outcomes, but it also provides helpful links to her previous columns discussing Anna Nicole's claim against her late husband's estate, the impact of her U.S. Supreme Court win relating to that claim, and California's complicated parentage law now in play in the custody battle over her daughter. Take a look at Professor Grossman's discussion of the law behind the headlines.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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