Tag Archives: Difference

Difference between advice and information provided by a professional (for example a broker) – English law

English law relating to professional negligence draws an interesting distinction between whether the professional person is giving information or giving advice. This is not specifically part of South African law but it is relevant when considering liability, for instance, of … Continue reading

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Eric H. Holder Jr. on how you can make a difference as a lawyer

Earlier this year, rumors were swirling that the 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was planning a 2020 run for the presidency. Although he has since officially decided not to run, the partner at Covington & Burling in … Continue reading

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The Difference between Roth and Traditional IRAs

After learning about IRAs, one of the most common questions that people ask is what is the difference between the various types. As a result, this article reviews some of the primary differences between Roth and traditional IRAs. The Primary … Continue reading

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Amazon case shows profound difference between DMCA safe harbor & 230 immunity

Kangaroo Mfg. Inc. v. Amazon.com Inc., No. CV-17-01806-PHX-SPL, 2019 WL 1280945 (D. Ariz. Mar. 20, 2019)The Amazon Chronicles often asks “what is Amazon?”  An interesting question to build a law school course around might be “what can Amazon do?”  Here, … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Assault and Battery?

Assault generally involves the threat of force or physical harm to another person while battery requires actual physical contact against a person. In North Carolina, these crimes may lead to similar charges and punishments, depending on the specific facts of … Continue reading

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