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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court grants certiorari in four additional cases

November 5, 2018

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases Friday in addition to the Maryland cross case. In Smith v. Berryhill the court will answer the question of “whether the Appeals Council’s decision to reject a disability claim on the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

How Tech Can Help Law Students With Mental Health

November 2, 2018

Via: FindLaw

For law students, mental health is very important. With all the stress of keeping up, cold calling, outlining, and exams, not to mention all the requirements that lead up to the bar exam and admission into the bar, if law […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Tips for Protecting Small Business Proprietary Information

November 2, 2018

Via: FindLaw

In this day and age where business is fiercely competitive, and almost everything can be found on the internet, it’s more important than ever to protect your proprietary information. Whether it’s information on a patent you are developing, or “just” […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Now reportedly in compliance with admissions standard, Cooley Law drops suit against ABA

November 1, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

After suing the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar over a noncompliance letter made public, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School has dismissed the lawsuit, which alleged Higher Education Act and common law due […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

4 Young Marketing Influencers You Can Learn From

November 1, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Today, social media is a very crowded and competitive ecosystem — it can be extremely difficult for brands to break through and spread their message to a large number of potential new customers. Marketing via social media has become a […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court hears arguments in tribal rights, criminal appeals cases

October 31, 2018

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court continued the November term, hearing oral arguments in one case concerning Indian tribal rights and a second regarding a criminal defendant’s right to appeal after guilty plea. The first case, Washington State Department of Licensing v. […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

With new rules, legally fixing consumer electronics just got easier

October 30, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

Late last week, the Librarian of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office filed new rules that would give consumers unprecedented legal authority to fix their own consumer electronics. “We’re very happy, ecstatic actually,” Gay Gordon-Byrne, executive director of the Repair […]


Know Your Rights

3 Tips for Evaluating Police Misconduct Cases

October 29, 2018

Via: FindLaw

For many civil rights or personal injury practitioners, police misconduct cases can be a little bit mystifying. These are more than typical, rudimentary government tort claims involving negligence. The silver lining to these cases being so vehemently defended is that […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What is FTE and How to Calculate [+ Free FTE Calculator]

October 29, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

FTE stands for full-time equivalent (not full-time employee) and translates the total hours worked by part-time employees into the number of equivalent full-time employees. To calculate FTE, you have to know how many employees you have, and the average number […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Circuit Hears Debate on Clergy Housing Tax Break

October 26, 2018

Via: FindLaw

It turns out that taxes are not certain — particularly when it comes to religion. Judge Barbara Crabb made that point in Gaylor v. Mnuchin, when she said a tax break for the clergy is unconstitutional. Now the U.S. Seventh […]