Appeals court offers guidance on ‘unconscionable’ disparity in ruling

Justice Potter Stewart’s oft-quoted standard for judging a work “obscene” could be applied to the judicial determination of whether the disparity between ex-spouses’ standards of living are so “unconscionable” as to warrant an award of indefinite rather than fixed-term alimony to the less-well-off party Maryland. “I know it when I see it,” Stewart famously wrote of ...

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