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Post date: Posted on: April 13, 2016

At the Washington Post, Clay Conrad writes on the history of jury nullification in a piece entitled "History is clear: Juries were supp

Tags: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Comparative Law, Courts, Criminal Law
Post date: Posted on: March 21, 2016

Lawyers must be wary of any communication with jurors in cases the lawyers are litigating.  It is universally recognized that such contact is forbidden as it could sway or influence a juror’s decision-making, even unconsciously.  But how attenuated can such contact be and still be considered to f

Tags: Administrative Law, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Courts, Criminal Law, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: March 14, 2016

The blog has been quiet of late due to other commitments, among which is a substantial overhaul and expansion of Chapter 21 of Business Law Basics, "Bankruptcy."

The revised "key concepts" section:

Tags: Bankruptcy
Post date: Posted on: March 4, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service has long taken, for obvious reasons, a dim view of classifications of revenue that diminish tax liability.

Tags: Administrative Law, Alternative Business Entities, Corporations, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: February 23, 2016

At LeClairRyan's Estate Conflicts blog, Will Sleeth has a fun feature analyzing [SPOILER ALERT] the estate of Han Solo, per the events in 

Tags: Legal Theory, Trust Law, Wills & Estates
Post date: Posted on: February 23, 2016
(Note: the following is adapted from materials prepared for Litigating the Business Divorce (BNA, forthcoming 2016), co-edited and co-authored by Brian Gottesman, and from Chapter 15 of Business Law Basics)
Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Fiduciary Duties, Torts

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