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Post date: Posted on: May 14, 2013

At the China Law Blog, a piece by Steve Barru highlighting issues in translating the spoken word and body language for lawyers and businessmen dealing with Chinese counterparts.

Tags: Commerce, Comparative Law, International Law, Legal Industry
Post date: Posted on: May 11, 2013

"Anyone may arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which best pays the treasury. There is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes.

Tags: Legal History, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: May 7, 2013

At the New York Times, a feature on the business law decisions of the current U.S. Supreme Court.

Tags: Administrative Law, Appeals, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Constitutional Law, Law & Economics, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: May 7, 2013

At SocEnt.com, Professor Haskell Murray discusses proposed changes to the Delaware General Corporation Law that would allow the creation of benefit corporations under Delaware law.

Tags: Business Ethics, Corporations, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Social Entrepreneurship
Post date: Posted on: May 7, 2013

At Volokh.com, Randy Barnett discusses the PBS series Constitution USA, which airs tonight.  The series, hoste

Tags: Constitutional Law, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: May 6, 2013

In the Wall Street Journal, Richard Epstein has thoughts about the state and future of the legal industry, including a skeptical review of Stephen J.

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: May 2, 2013

In the field of law, it behooves us to remember that we stand on the shoulders of giants.  The following quotes, from various ancient Mesopotamian legal codes

Tags: Agency, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Comparative Law, Contracts, Courts, Legal History, Real Estate / Real Property
Post date: Posted on: April 30, 2013

NPR has a feature on the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) and its impact on the workforce.  Specifically, the piece focuses on whether the Act's requirement of health care coverage for

Tags: Administrative Law, Labor and Employment, Law & Economics

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