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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

There is no constitutional right to cash money bail, 3rd Circuit rules

July 9, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the constitutionality a New Jersey law that mostly ended the use of monetary bail. The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the law in a challenge by Brittan Holland, who was […]


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Can I Be Charged Twice for the Same Offense?

July 5, 2018

Via: FindLaw

No, right? While most of us are generally familiar with the concept of double jeopardy — the legal precept that prohibits multiple prosecutions or punishments for the same crime — not all of us know the particular ins and outs. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance, Financing your Business

Noncurrent Liabilities

June 27, 2018

Via: Investopedia

What are ‘Noncurrent Liabilities’ Noncurrent liabilities, also called long-term liabilities, are long-term financial obligations listed on a company’s balance sheet that are not due for settlement within one year – as opposed to current liabilities which are short-term debts. BREAKING […]


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Meet the Real Justice League: 10 Entrepreneurs Helping Average People Navigate the Legal System

June 27, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

The problem of U.S. citizens getting poorly treated by the justice system is acute. One particularly shocking report found that 86 percent of civil legal problems among low-income Americans fail to achieve adequate legal redress. Enter a new breed of […]


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The DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained

June 25, 2018

Via: Investopedia

Here’s the latest installment in the long, strange tale of the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule, originally scheduled to be phased in from April 10, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018. As of June 21, 2018, the U.S. 5th Circuit […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How one millennial and his firm see law practice today

May 23, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

Millennials now make up the largest single generational group at big law firms, according to a report by the American Lawyer. While most millennial attorneys are still associates, it is only a matter of time before they become the majority […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

May 15, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :”How can my company pay no taxes, and legally, too?” According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Amazon “paid no U.S. […]


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Checklist for Licensing Intellectual Property

April 27, 2018

Via: FindLaw Free Enterprise

You get patents, trademarks, and copyrights so that someone doesn’t steal your ideas. But those intellectual property protections can also make some money if someone wants to use your ideas. Licensing your intellectual property can be lucrative, but it can […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Cooley Law back in compliance, ABA accreditation committee says

April 26, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School has come into compliance with an admissions standard that requires accredited schools to only admit candidates who appear capable of finishing law school and gaining admission to a state bar, according to […]


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Federal judge reverses Trump administration decision to end DACA

April 25, 2018

Via: Jurist

The US District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday vacated the Trump administration’s efforts to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US as children from deportation […]