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Post date: Posted on: May 2, 2016

We at Business Law Basics caution the reader against following any of the links in this article, unless you have both the time and inclination to be sucked down a rabbit-hole of wiki-sites and other curiosities.  You have been warned.

Tags: Courts, Intellectual Property
Post date: Posted on: April 27, 2016

Beginning in 2017 (for 2016 tax returns), the IRS is changing its income tax return filing deadlines:

Old deadlines:

Tags: Administrative Law, Taxation
Post date: Posted on: April 15, 2016

Jeremy Byellin offers some advice:

There are the obvious, lawyerly tasks like making court appearances, meeting or otherwise communicating with clients, drafting court documents, and researching.

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal Industry
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

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