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Thanks, SCOTUS! We Can Trademark The Word ‘Fuck’ Now

By:  Kenya N. Rahmaan (N.K. Clark) For anyone who has ever attempted to file for a registered trademark but were denied due to it containing socially unacceptable words or images, the long-standing ban has been lifted.  For decades, the law was clear in that a person could not trademark “bad” words considered offensive. According to […]

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Child Support Enforcement and The Common Law Theory

By:  Kenya N. Rahmaan The child support system is one that sparks controversy.  No matter what the setting, there will undoubtedly be several opinions, some facts, heightened emotions, and maybe, and sadly, violence.  There are many unanswered questions that people ask about the child support system, as to its legality and constitutionality.   This concerning everything […]

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“Have You Heard of This?”

The child support system changed when the welfare system was ‘reformed’ in the late 1990s.  With the support of both major parties, Former President Bill Clinton was able to pass The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), which according to many government officials, would change welfare ‘as we know it’ in the United […]

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Dear Judge: Child Support Is NOT a Gift

Kenya N. Rahmaan   It may be true that child support orders are mandated in all divorce cases when underage children are involved, but what about child support orders when the parents were never married.  In those cases, child support orders are only mandated in certain situations. Child support, as defined by the Cornell Law […]

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Why the SNAP/Child Support Cooperation Mandate is a Bad Idea

Source:  United States Department of Agriculture Kenya N. Rahmaan Many people are aware of the mandatory cooperation with child support enforcement requirement imposed on parents when applying for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Medicaid.  Less known is that states can also mandate this same requirement in exchange for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or […]

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Prison Sentences for Unpaid Child Support

As research leads the path to discovery of new information, certain old information will always remain fresh.  The brain has a distinct way of sorting through what one feels in unforgettable information and data that is easily forgotten.  Prison sentencing for parents convicted of ‘willful’ failure to pay child support is one that remains both […]

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