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Judge Allows Chat Transcripts to be used at Trial

  According to a report by The Legal Intelligencer, a federal judge in Pittsburgh has ruled to allow a defendant’s chat transcripts and any screen shots of the chat to be used as evidence that the defendant knowingly lied in his application for naturalization. Charges come under Section 1425 of Title 18 of the U.S. […]

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding and The SEC

    In October, 2013, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules under the JOBS Act of 2012 that would permit equity crowdfunding up to $1 million in any 12-month period from an unlimited number of investors. These proposed rules have now been under review for a year. The stall in the SEC means that […]

Cyber Bullying

Optimize your iPad’s Productivity with ALI CLE

The release of iOS 8 from Apple means numerous apps will be updated and created. There are many apps that attorneys can use to enhance their daily practice. How do you determine which apps are the best for your practice? American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education helps you navigate the App Store with our upcoming […]

Tax Law Controversies

Handling the Complexities of Tax Controversies

Anyone who has been through the audit process of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) knows that the myriad rules and regulations involved can, at times, be overwhelming. Attorneys who handle tax issues for clients need to stay on top of the latest rules and regulations coming out of the IRS. Practitioners must be knowledgeable about […]

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