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Today in 1913: The Revenue Act of 1913 establishes the modern-day federal income tax system

Oct 3, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Signed into law on October 3, 1913, the Revenue Act of 1913 laid the foundation for the federal income tax system that we know and love today.

Webinar: Case Management Technology and Court Efficiency

Oct 3, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

You’re invited to join us as we discuss court case management technology and court efficiency with current Dean of the Nashville School of Law and former Tennessee Supreme Court Judge William C. Koch, Jr.

No Constitutional Right to Gamble

Oct 3, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Blackjack players who counted cards did not have constitutionally protected property interest in opportunity to gamble

Law School Survival Tips: Finding the healthy school/life balance

Oct 2, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Now we’ve come to the installment of our law school survival tips most relevant to surviving law school: finding the right balance between school and the rest of your life


Oct 2, 2014 By: Dan Maddox

Reviewing documents in HTML5 requires much more than just “reviewing.”

Oregon Physician Discharged Patient Despite Stroke Symptoms; $4.7M Verdict for Plaintiff

Oct 2, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Merez v. Chen, M.D. (Or. Cir.) Oregon Physician Discharged Patient Despite Stroke Symptoms; $4.7M Verdict for Plaintiff

“The trigger” for litigation hold notices: When?

Oct 2, 2014 By: Jennifer Thibodaux

Although most attorneys know that there is a duty to preserve documents and data when litigation is “reasonably anticipated,” what does that really mean?

Profitable leisure activity

Oct 2, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

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Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 1, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a N.J. federal judge blocks sale

ABA: Lawyers Tech-Friendly, If Not Tech-Savvy

Oct 1, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

Early on in its run, the CBS legal drama “The Good Wife” established that its main character, a lawyer who took a