Month: January 2022

Who Owns the Ocean?

- Posted on 01/04/22

By Dennis E. Boyle Or, more specifically, who owns shipwrecks located on the ocean floor?  Over the centuries, forces of nature and acts of war have sent countless vessels to the bottom of the sea.  These wrecks rarely have items of significant economic value.  More often, the cargos they carried consisted of bulk cargo, like

Identity Deception & Theft in Washington D.C.

- Posted on 01/04/22

Under Washington D.C. law, identify deception and theft carries a broad definition. It typically involves the intent to steal another person’s information or property. An individual can be charged with identify theft if they meet one or more of the following criteria: The individual uses personal identifying information belonging to another person to obtain or