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Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

USA Patriot Act

September 22, 2021

Via: Investopedia

What Is the USA Patriot Act? The USA Patriot Act is a law passed shortly after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States that gave law enforcement agencies broad powers to investigate, indict, and bring terrorists to […]


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Do Parents Have ‘Rights’ to Ignore School Mask Mandates?

September 21, 2021

Via: FindLaw

Battles continue to rage in schools throughout the country on whether students should be required to wear face masks. As of mid-September, eight states – mostly in the South – have banned mask mandates by schools. Elsewhere, angry anti-mask parents […]


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Trauma-informed lawyering is crucial in obtaining medical benefits for healthcare workers with PTSD

September 20, 2021

Via: Law Times

Medical front liners are leaving the medical profession because of prolonged trauma caused by the coronavirus pandemic, says Rupa Karyampudi, a partner at MK Disability Lawyers LLP. Karyampudi says healthcare workers need more understanding and support in processing the “relentless” […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

How Do Government Subsidies Help an Industry?

September 15, 2021

Via: Investopedia

Do Subsidies Help the Economy? Government subsidies help an industry by paying for part of the cost of the production of a good or service by offering tax credits or reimbursements or by paying for part of the cost a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

7 Ways to Avoid Self-Employed Tax Penalties

September 14, 2021

Via: Investopedia

People who are self-employed are required to send in quarterly estimated tax payments since tax is not withheld from their wages as it is for employees.12 But if your income varies from month to month or year to year, it’s […]


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Should federal officers get immunity for lies and beatings? SCOTUS is asked to decide

September 14, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Three cert petitions ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal law enforcement officers and those who serve with them on joint task forces were not entitled to absolute immunity for violating constitutional rights of three people. The Institute […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

When to Expect Your Tax Refund

September 13, 2021

Via: Investopedia

The 2021 tax season kicked off around two weeks later than normal this year, due to recent changes in the federal tax law. However, the delay shouldn’t affect when your tax refund will arrive. The majority of taxpayers should get […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Tax Liability Definition

September 13, 2021

Via: Investopedia

Tax liability is the payment owed by an individual, a business, or other entity to a federal, state, or local tax authority. In general, a tax liability is incurred when income is earned and when income is generated by the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Deadlines for 2021 Estimated Taxes

September 9, 2021

Via: Investopedia

When Are Quarterly Taxes Due? People who work for companies have estimated taxes withheld from their paychecks, but independent contractors, business owners, and those who live on investment income are required to proactively pay estimated taxes on a quarterly basis. […]


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How could the DOJ counter Texas abortion restrictions? Law prof suggests prosecution

September 8, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

How can U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland challenge Texas’ new restrictive abortion law when the state isn’t charged with enforcing it and there is no state defendant to sue? Some abortion-rights supporters say the answer is for the Department of […]