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Paper – Rethinking the Efficiency of the Common Law

Sokol, D. Daniel, Rethinking the Efficiency of the Common Law (February 3, 2019). Notre Dame Law Review, forthcoming 2020; University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 19-14. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3328025 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3328025 “This Article shows how … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Lexicon: Common Law

Introduction Law students encounter the notion of "common law" very early in their legal education, frequently in an orientation program or on the first day of classes.  The standard law school curriculum includes courses in contracts, property, and torts, which … Continue reading

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IRS Releases Common 2019 Tax Scams to Be Aware Of

This time of year, beware of tax scams. To help businesses and taxpayers prepare for the federal tax filing deadline next month, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is releasing information on 12 common tax scams to be aware of … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Common Mistakes Made in a Hostile Divorce

Every year, thousands of Americans make the difficult decision to pursue a divorce. While many divorces can be resolved amicably through collaborative divorce or mediation, a substantial percentage of divorces become too heated for joint participation. Throughout the divorce process, … Continue reading

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Common Ground in Federal Privacy Law Debate: FTC Should Enforce, Needs More Resources

The Federal Trade Commission should be the primary enforcer of a federal privacy bill and to do so would need a larger budget. That is one point that seemed to be in consensus at the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, … Continue reading

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