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  • Mediation Resources

    MEDIATION RESOURCES FOR LAWYERS                                                                  &...

     

    Posted by Clark JordanHolmes 11/17/2016
  • Posted by George Chesrow 11/16/2016
  • Navigating the SEC’s Updated Advertising Restrictions: A Lesson for Fund Managers in Preparing Solicitation Materials

    “Navigating the SEC’s Updated Advertising Restrictions: A Lesson for Fund Managers in Preparing Solicitation Materials,” The Art Fund Association, LLC, expected for publication in Fall of 2016, http://www.artfundassociation.com. ...

     

    Posted by Mary Madeline Roberts 11/07/2016
  • Preventing Past Performance from Impeding Future Results

    “Preventing Past Performance from Impeding Future Results,” Private Investment Forum (Summer 2016), Marcum, LLC,  http://www.marcumllp.com/insights-news/preventing-past-performance-from-impeding-future-results. ...

     

    Posted by Mary Madeline Roberts 11/07/2016
  • Dare to Step Out of the Fogg: Single Motive Versus Mixed Motive Analysis in Title VII Employment Discrimination Cases

    47 U. Louisville L. Rev. 409 (Winter 2008) The enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 marked the high point of civil rights activism. Within this Act, the provisions of Title VII established one of the “most important . . . statutory prohibitions against employment discrimination” because it took the protections offered by the Constitution even further to eradicate employment discrimination in the private sector.1 Title VII remains very important...

     

    Posted by Maya Warrier 11/02/2016
  • Third-Party Interests Handbook: Liens and Subrogation Rights

    A comprehensive treatise on state and federal third-party recovery rights. The book can be purchased from the State Bar of Arizona. ...

     

    Posted by Geoff Trachtenberg 09/21/2016
  • Employment Evidence

    First authored in 2003, Eugene Hollander has updated this book with its 13 annual supplements.  The book deals with evidentiary issues faced by attorneys litigating employment discrimination claims....

     

    Posted by Eugene Hollander 08/22/2016
  • Theories of Criminal Justice; A Critical Reappraisal, Longwood Academic, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 1989

    In 1989, Ms. Ellis-Hoyle Co-Authored the text book: Theories of Criminal Justice; A Critical Reappraisal, Longwood Academic, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 1989...

     

    Posted by Carol Suzette Ellis Hoyle 07/22/2016
  • The Documents Involved in an Estate Plan

    THE DOCUMENTS INVOLVED IN AN ESTATE PLAN By: Tony M. Abou Ezzi, Esq.   ESTATE PLANNING: Why create an Estate Plan? Ask yourself this: Do I know what tomorrow holds? An Estate Plan is an active step towards ensuring that no matter what happens to you in the future, you are prepared with a series of documents that set forth your wishes. An Estate Plan provides for your voice to be heard no matter what happens to you in the future. Most of all, having a pl...

     

    Posted by Tony Ezzi 06/29/2016
  • Culture Wars: Protection of Cultural Monuments in a Human Rights Context

    http://studentorgs.kentlaw.iit.edu/jicl/?attachment_id=148...

     

    Posted by Kruti Patel 06/15/2016
  • Evaluating and Understanding Police Use of Force

    ll Legal News US Legal News World Legal News News Archive This Day at Law ll Commentary Academic Commentary Professional Commentary Student Commentary S Executive Orders US Federal Rulemaking US Presidential Memoranda hy Support JURIST? Donate Honor Roll Sponsorship AQ Staff Contact Tran            Throughout recent history police officers have been scrutinized fo...

     

    Posted by John Mario Acosta Jr., Esq. 06/13/2016
  • Spontaneous Utterances Have Family Ties

    On May 16, 2014, the Seventh Circuit ruled in U.S. v. Wallace that voluntary statements, more commonly known as spontaneous utterances, are admissible evidence. The Defendant was a drug dealer; there was bad blood between him and his nephew, a paid DEA informant. On two different occasions the DEA conducted “controlled buys” using the nephew to buy crack cocaine from his uncle. After the controlled buys, they executed a search warrant on the uncle’s house where they found large quantitie...

     

    Posted by John Mario Acosta Jr., Esq. 06/13/2016
  • Overwhelmed by Debt? The How and Why of Bankruptcy

    Are you overwhelmed by your debts? Are you struggling just to pay your monthly bills, or, even worse, juggling your accounts so you can pay the bills with your credit cards? If you are doing your best, but your debts are only growing, there is a clean way out: filing bankruptcy. Many people fear bankruptcy - but that is mainly because they don’t understand what bankruptcy actually is, or how it works. They have heard that filing bankruptcy means they will “lose everything” - when, in rea...

     

    Posted by Lambros Politis 05/24/2016
  • 5 Common Misconceptions About Filing Bankruptcy

    1.       If I file for Bankruptcy I will lose all of my property.   This may be the biggest misconception surrounding filing for bankruptcy.  Every person who files for bankruptcy can protect a certain amount of property while still eliminating all or a portion of their debt.  Depending upon the state in which the person lives, there are state and/or federal exemption laws that permit a person to shield a certain value in propert...

     

    Posted by David Siegel 05/16/2016
  • USCIS COMPLETES 2017 H1B LOTTERY

    SCIS announced on May 2, 2016, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2017 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in our computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected. Due to the high volume of filings, USCIS is unable to provide a definite time frame for returning these petitions. USCIS asks petitioners not to inquire about the status of submitted cap-subject petitions until they receive a receipt notice or an ...

     

    Posted by Gene Meltser 05/15/2016
  • Posted by Laura Baluch 05/13/2016
  • 10 STEPS TO MAINTAIN YOUR U.S. TRADEMARK (SERVICE MARK) - Registered or Not

    CONGRATULATIONS! You are the proud owner of a trademark or service mark registration from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A trademark or service mark is property that belongs to your business and can be valued as a business asset. A registered mark is a more valuable business asset because the registration with the USPTO confers added rights and benefits such as: • Nationwide rights in the mark; • Presumption  of  ownership  and  validity  of  the &nb...

     

    Posted by Alexander Butterman 03/30/2016
  • What is “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?”

    Intellectual Property (“IP”) typically refers to four main types of property rights based upon our “intellectual” efforts. These are 1) patents; 2) copyrights; 3) trademarks; and 4) trade secrets. A catch-all, miscellaneous type of intellectual property exists in the form of being able to sue another for “unfair competition” when one believes their business has been injured but the source of that injury is not considered an infringement on one of the above-referenced forms...

     

    Posted by Alexander Butterman 03/30/2016
  • Management Issues in Cooperative Buildings

    Management Issues in Cooperative Buildings...

     

    Posted by Barry Kreisler 03/29/2016
  • 3 Common Disabilities Cause by Chicago Car Accidents

    Car accidents can result in a wide variety of injuries varying in degree of severity and impact on the victim’s life. While minor injuries such as bruises or simple sprains may not require much attention, more serious ones often require extensive treatment and may have a lifelong effect on the individual. Even seemingly minor injuries such as an arm fracture can leave a person disabled for a certain time period. After a Chicago car accident, disability can prevent a person from att...

     

    Posted by Matthew Willens 03/17/2016